Compliance with the new Companies Act

It is important for directors of companies and their advisers to understand the intricacies of the new Companies Act. This will help avoid substantial non-compliance that could result in criminal and civil consequences.

Please read the article published in the Accountancy SA (ASA) November 2011 edition, 'The Companies Act; Perhaps all company financial statements still need to be audited', by Professor Walter Geach CA(SA), BA LLB, MCom, FCIS.


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Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA)

You may remember an Act called the Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA)? Well like most Acts, they don't just go away. This is to remind you that by the 31st December of EACH year, you need to ensure you have submitted a revised version of your PAIA manual.

Another lovely bit of red-tape you may exclaim.

Anyway, here are the guidelines to assist with the development of your manual in terms of section 51.

In terms of s51 of PAIA, the head of a private body must:
- compile a s51 manual which is a roadmap of the company

New Companies Act - Detailed Guide

The guide is intended as an easy reference to the key aspects to the Companies Act, 2011 and the Companies Regulations, 2011 and the Companies Act, 2008 (read together). You can download the guide here, with our compliments.

New Companies Act - Memorandum of Incorporation

The Act requires all companies to convert their existing Memorandum and Articles of Association to a Memorandum of Incorporation (MOI). This document is intended to serve as a guideline to the drafting of a new MOI as required by the Act. You can download the guide here, with our compliments.

New Companies Act - Directors Guide

You can download a guide for Directors of Companies here, with our compliments. This booklet details anything you need to know about being a director.

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