Press Releases

IRBA Announces Measures to Enhance Pipeline of Registered Candidate Auditors and Boost Profession's Appeal

  • May 23, 2024

The Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA) is taking decisive action to strengthen the pipeline of Registered Candidate Auditors (RCAs) and improve the attractiveness of the auditing profession.

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IRBA Imposes Fine and Permanent Disqualification on Auditor for Breach of Ethical Standards

  • April 28, 2024

IRBA imposes fine and permanent disqualification on auditor for breach of ethical standards.

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IRBA releases reviews on 2023 Audit Quality Indicators and Public Inspections Outcomes

  • February 16, 2024

The Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA) has released two annual reviews covering outcomes in the 2023 year for public consumption.

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Archives

December 06, 2021 IRBA successfully defends challenge to MAFR by East Rand Member District of Chartered Accountants
November 22, 2021 IRBA opens draft proposed Disciplinary Rules for Registered Auditors for public comment
November 11, 2021 New Proposed International Standard for Less Complex Entities
October 11, 2021 48% of JSE Listed entities have rotated at least once since June 2017 - Covid does not appear to have an impact on the pace of rotations
October 08, 2021 Fraud and the role of auditors - what more can be done to detect fraud risk?
August 13, 2021 IRBA to refer non-audit complaints to professional bodies
August 13, 2021 IRBA guide on the implementation of search and seizure provisions published for comment
July 19, 2021 IRBA heeds stakeholder calls and opens consultation on Enhancing Disclosures in Audit Reports
May 02, 2021 Amended Act Strengthens IRBA's Investigation and Disciplinary Powers
April 29, 2021 IRBA RE-ELECTED TO THE IFIAR BOARD FOR ANOTHER FOUR-YEAR TERM
March 18, 2021 IRBA approves IAASB revised suite of quality management standards for early adoption Strengthening the foundation of audit quality
March 16, 2021 Refocussed IRBA strategy aims to enhance audit quality and address gaps
March 09, 2021 IRBA's Second AQI Report outlines actionable recommendations for audit quality
March 08, 2021 IRBA announces Acting Director: Inspections
March 07, 2021 Early adopters on the JSE drive MAFR up to 43%
March 01, 2021 Irba introduces acting CEO
February 25, 2021 Caretaker Board at Irba issues call for nominations to serve on the Board
February 16, 2021 IRBA updates the market on governance steps taken by Caretaker Board