Powers of subpoena, search and seizure will boost auditing regulator's reach - CEO

2020-02-11 05:00

Bernard Agulhas, the head of auditing watchdog the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors, says a draft amendment bill will make the auditing watchdog more efficient.

We are keeping tabs on Eskom, Deloitte allegations, says accounting body SAICA

2020-01-20 13:53

In response to allegations about auditing firm Deloitte's dealings with Eskom, the SA Institute of Chartered Accountants is in the process of establishing if any of its members are implicated.

Ex-Transnet, Eskom CFO Anoj Singh no-show at disciplinary hearing

2019-11-13 12:00

The hearing instituted by the SA Institute of Chartered Accountants will continue without Singh, who has pleaded not guilty.

KPMG boss: Auditors forgot who they were working for

2019-07-31 15:23

Ignatius Sehoole, ex-SAICA head and KPMG's new CEO, shed light on reforms at the company and the auditing profession more generally.

Royal Bafokeng Platinum slams allegations of fraud against its directors

2019-07-05 10:23

Royal Bafokeng Platinum says there is no merit to allegations made against it and its directors.

Revised transformation charter for accountants not a 'mere tick box exercise' – accounting body

2019-04-26 19:11

In an effort to grow the number of black chartered accountants, the Department of Trade and Industry has gazetted the revised chartered accountancy profession sector code for public comment.

Accounting body strips former VBS board chair of membership

2019-02-20 19:53

Saica has recommended that ex- VBS board chairperson Tshifhiwa Matodzi be stripped of his registration with the organisation. The decision means that Matodzi won't be recognised as a chartered accounted.

Fresh bid from accounting body to discipline ex-VBS bosses

2018-12-06 06:55

The South African Institute for Chartered Accountants is hoping to end 2018 with disciplinary action in the bag against two former VBS leaders, as the industry comes under pressure to deal with errant accountants.

Transformation in accounting in the spotlight as top universities collaborate

2018-11-17 10:52

Accounting students can now get a top-notch qualification at WSU and UniZulu thanks to a multi-year project funded by BankSETA.

5 Questions: Steinhoff, KPMG, VBS - Saica acting CEO on how the accounting industry is feeling the heat

2018-10-28 16:59

From Steinhoff CEO Markus Jooste to several senior KPMG staff and a number of VBS Mutual Bank executives, acting CEO of the SA Institute of Chartered Accountants Fanisa Lamola talks to Fin24 about the state of the accounting industry in SA.


Ex-Eskom, Transnet CFO Anoj Singh's disciplinary hearing to resume next week

2020-01-21 13:41

Singh, who has denied any wrongdoing, will again not be present at the hearings.

Former Transnet engineer says Anoj Singh may have banked on cost overruns when drafting business plan

2019-11-13 16:28

Singh, who was not present for the start of a disciplinary hearing, has pleaded not guilty.

Accountancy body to begin disciplinary hearing of ex-Eskom, Transnet CFO Anoj Singh

2019-11-13 05:00

Singh, who has denied being involved in corruption, faces 18 charges of misconduct relating to his conduct at Eskom and Transnet.

SAICA suspends Markus Jooste amid disciplinary proceedings

2019-07-25 20:57

The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants announced that it has suspended the former Steinhoff International CEO pending the finalisation of disciplinary proceedings against him.

Ignatius Sehoole takes the reins as KPMG head

2019-06-04 16:23

Ex-SAICA president Ignatius Sehoole has taken up his position as CEO of KPMG, the company said in a statement on Tuesday.

Gupta-linked ex-KPMG auditor struck from IRBA register for 'egregious dishonesty'

2019-03-28 16:11

The auditor responsible for auditing Gupta-linked company Linkway Trading has been struck from the register of the Independent Regulatory Boards for Auditors. This is the first matter arising from the Gupta Leaks to reach a disciplinary conclusion and sanction, IRBA noted.

Slow progress on Steinhoff sends negative message to investors about SA

2019-02-09 13:40

Unethical behaviour has a major impact, not only on the business involved, but also on the image of the private sector, says Mlondi Mdluli.

Slow disciplinary process hampers Saica’s case against accountant Khaya Sithole

2018-11-26 16:06

Accountant and commentator Khaya Sithole has complained about the slow disciplinary process by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants, which could extend until 2019, with no finalisation.

Ex-VBS bosses fail to pitch for disciplinary hearing

2018-11-09 14:43

A pair of top VBS officials failed to turn up at a scheduled disciplinary hearing being conducted by the SA Institute of Chartered Accountants. The two face being stripped of their chartered accountant titles after being provisionally sequestrated.

Saica's hearing against accountant Khaya Sithole to continue

2018-08-29 09:39

The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (Saica) inquiry into chartered accountant, commentator and former Wits lecturer Khaya Sithole is set to resume on Wednesday.

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