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INFLUENCE: Personally liable, Never?

Section 45 of the new Companies Act – Liability for loans and other financial assistance to directors – remains a thorny issue, writes Natasha...

SPECIAL FEATURE: Global mining

Global mining industry faces a confidence crisisMining houses are working to rebuild investor confidence.Worldwide, the mining industry has outperformed the broader equity markets over...

Opinion piece: Is cybercrime costing banks more than money?

By Sanjay Vaid, Director of Cyber Security and Risk at Wipro Limited7 November 2017Banking has changed vastly over the past few years, as new...

ANALYSIS: King IV and Remuneration Disclosure

The King Committee published the King IV Report on Corporate Governance for South Africa 2016 (King IV) on 1 November 2016. King IV is...

ANALYSIS: JOB CRAFTING

The financial services industry fulfils a critical role within any economy. In South Africa this is no different. Organisations within this industry support the...

SPECIAL REPORT: Transformation a business imperative at PwC

Pule Mothibe entered the professional services industry just as the barriers for the entrance of black people into the business sector were being removed....

ANALYSIS: IAASB in SA Update on Enhancing Audit Quality Projects

SAICA recently hosted representatives from the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) and received first-hand feedback on their work relating to quality control...

INFLUENCE: APC ACHIEVES GOALS

As the first cycle of the new Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) is completed, it is appropriate to reflect on the decision to substantially...

INFLUENCE: DEMYSTIFYING IT GOVERNANCE FOR BOARD MEMBERS

The board of an organisation is required to understand the strategic importance of IT, assume responsibility for the governance of IT, and place IT...

ANALYSIS: THE NEW AUDITOR’S REPORT: PERSPECTIVES ON ITS IMPACT

The independent auditor’s report is the auditor’s key communication to the shareholders and other users of the financial statements. After many years of audit...