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ANNUAL FEES PAYABLE TO THE IRBA WITH EFFECT FROM 1 APRIL 2019

  • December 14, 2018

ANNUAL FEES PAYABLE TO THE IRBA WITH EFFECT FROM 1 APRIL 2019

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In the matter of African Bank Deloitte

  • December 14, 2018

In the matter of African Bank Deloitte

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IRBA responds regarding actions against auditors of VBS

  • November 07, 2018

IRBA responds regarding actions against auditors of VBS

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AFIAAR adopts strategy for continental integration of accounting and auditing regulation

  • September 12, 2018

AFIAAR adopts strategy for continental integration of accounting and auditing regulation.

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NOTICE OF HEARING

  • August 21, 2018

Hearing Dates for Deloitte auditors on African Bank.

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33% of all audit firm rotations since 2017 due to MAFR

  • August 02, 2018

33% of all audit firm rotations since 2017 due to MAFR

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IRBA issues notice of transparency reporting for audit firms

  • July 31, 2018

IRBA issues notice of transparency reporting for audit firms

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Hearing of evidence into conduct of auditor for Linkway Trading concludes

  • July 05, 2018

Hearing of evidence into conduct of auditor for Linkway Trading concludes

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IRBA welcomes standard setting reform focused on greater independence and enhanced public interest focus

  • June 12, 2018

IRBA welcomes standard setting reform focused on greater independence and enhanced public interest focus

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A few bad auditors have cost many good people their reputations IRBA takes steps to mitigate collateral damage

  • May 04, 2018

A few bad auditors have cost many good people their reputations IRBA takes steps to mitigate collateral damage.

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IRBA Act Amendments will strengthen oversight powers

  • April 18, 2018

IRBA Act Amendments will strengthen oversight powers

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IRBA CEO addresses Zimbabwe Accountants Conference (ZAC2018) on Ethics

  • April 13, 2018

IRBA CEO addresses Zimbabwe Accountants Conference (ZAC2018) on Ethics

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1st AFIAAR meeting heralds new focus on independent accounting and auditing regulation in Africa

  • March 02, 2018

1st AFIAAR meeting heralds new focus on independent accounting and auditing regulation in Africa

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IRBA identifies lines of inquiry but requires restated financials for Steinhoff

  • February 25, 2018

IRBA identifies lines of inquiry but requires restated financials for Steinhoff

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IRBA deals firmly with crisis of confidence in accounting and auditing professions

  • February 08, 2018

IRBA deals firmly with crisis of confidence in accounting and auditing professions

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IRBA Board trusts Agulhas to navigate current audit landscape

  • February 02, 2018

IRBA Board trusts Agulhas to navigate current audit landscape.

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Update on IRBA investigations into KPMG

  • January 12, 2018

Update on IRBA investigations into KPMG

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IRBA confirms investigation into conduct of Steinhoff auditors

  • December 15, 2017

IRBA confirms investigation into conduct of Steinhoff auditors

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IRBA beefs up sanctions and will pursue amendments to the Act

  • December 14, 2017

IRBA beefs up sanctions and will pursue amendments to the Act.

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Accounting irregularities do not necessarily indicate an audit failure

  • December 07, 2017

Accounting irregularities do not necessarily indicate an audit failure.

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Drop in SA WEF ranking is regrettable but expected

  • September 27, 2017

Response to the release of the World Economic Forum's Competitiveness Report 2017-2018.

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SAICA has no legal mandate to lead independent inquiries

  • September 20, 2017

Clarification into SAICA's independent inquiry into KPMG's conduct.

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KPMG Matter

  • September 17, 2017

Investigation.

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IRBA welcomes international boards' drive to focus on professional scepticism

  • September 10, 2017

The Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA) has welcomed the release of the publication Toward enhanced professional scepticism by the combined Professional Scepticism Working Group of the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB), the International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA) and the International Accounting Education Standards Board (IAESB).

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SHAREHOLDERS ARE HAVING THEIR SAY ON AUDITOR APPOINTMENTS

  • September 07, 2017

27% of surveyed AGM resolutions record significant increase in opposing votes

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Audit regulator launches probe into KPMG audits of Linkway Trading

  • June 30, 2017

Audit regulator launches probe into KPMG audits of Linkway Trading.

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IRBA says additional measures required to promote transformation of audit profession

  • June 21, 2017

In the face of criticism that Mandatory Audit Firm Rotation (MAFR) will not address transformation of the profession, the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA) said in parliament today at a hearing of the Standing Committee on Finance (SCOF) that additional measures to drive transformation will be required to address government’s concerns regarding de-concentration of the audit market and transformation.

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MAFR: FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • June 06, 2017

Frequently asked questions related to MAFR.

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MAFR gazetted to enhance auditor independence and protect public interest

  • June 02, 2017

MAFR gazetted to enhance auditor independence and protect public interest.

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IRBA Inspections Report shows decline in audit quality

  • March 16, 2017

2016 Public Inspections Report is released.

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Real empowerment remains an evasive ideal

  • March 14, 2017

Real empowerment remains an evasive ideal

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IRBA TURNS ITS ATTENTION TO PROMOTING MEASURABILITY AND TRANSPARENCY IN AUDIT

  • February 18, 2017

IRBA TURNS ITS ATTENTION TO PROMOTING MEASURABILITY AND TRANSPARENCY IN AUDIT

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Audit Regulator welcomes public hearing into audit firm rotation

  • February 07, 2017

Audit Regulator welcomes public hearing into audit firm rotation

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Board Appointments by the Finance Minister to the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors

  • February 02, 2017

Board Appointments by the Finance Minister to the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors

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