Competition-commission

Competition Commission finding on the banks

The National Treasury notes with concern the statement issued by the Competition Commission on the completion of an investigation into price fixing and market allocation by 17 banks, including three South African banks, all of which have an international footprint. As the Competition Commission indicated in its statement, the matter … MORE

Carla Clamp

Sustainability and diversity of experience are top of mind for SA directors

The biggest issue on the minds of South African directors is that of sustainability, according to a new report on global corporate governance released by Grant Thornton. In the report entitled Boards of the future: steering organisations to thrive, 76% of South African business executives highlighted sustainability as a key … MORE

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Are South African Companies Ready for Tax Disruption?

There is no doubt that tax authority activity has been rising steadily in recent times as financially strained governments press for higher revenue collections and media and public attitudes harden against perceived corporate tax avoidance. The audit activity has increased across the board with international tax and transfer pricing in … MORE

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CA WORLD: WHY ARE THE CEOS OF FOUR OF SA’S BIG FIVE BANKS CAS(SA)?

South Africa’s high-profile banking industry is highly regarded – not only here but throughout the world.  A cogent reason for their impressive international standing is the quality of their management. Here’s what lies behind the nature of that quality This question may well be extended into the broader reaches of … MORE

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CA WORLD: THE 3 Cs THAT MAKE GLOBALLY COMPETITIVE STUDENTS

Sicelo Joja has coined the term ‘3 Cs’ for the skills that are required from chartered accountants globally and gained by local students at SAICA-accredited institutions It is no secret that South African chartered accountants are globally competitive, as evidenced by the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report. However, the … MORE