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Guidance For RAs

Auditing standards and guides, industry specific guides and regulatory reports, guides for auditing in the public sector, guidance on other assurance, including B-BBEE, exposure drafts and comment letters are available here. Information on auditor ethics, including the Rules Regarding Improper Conduct and the Code of Professional Conduct, is also found here.



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South Africa has maintained its number one ranking for the strength of auditing and reporting standards for SEVEN years in a row, according to the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness report.


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Drop in SA WEF ranking is regrettable but expected

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

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

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latest Guidance

IESBA Proposes Revisions Pertaining to the Offering and Accepting of Inducements

The International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA) released for public comment the Exposure Draft, Proposed Revisions to the Code Pertaining to the Offering and Accepting of Inducements, on 8 September 2017.

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IRBA Frequently Asked Questions on NOCLAR

The Committee for Auditor Ethics (CFAE) has approved for issue the IRBA Frequently Asked Questions on Non-Compliance with Laws and Regulations for registered auditors (IRBA FAQs on NOCLAR).

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