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PAFA events

PAFA hosts and facilitates a number of events for members and stakeholders. Please see our updated calendar below to register for one of our upcoming events.

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15 May 2023

Africa Congress of Accountants (ACOA2023)

The 7th edition of the Africa Congress of Accountants will be held in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire from 15-18 May 2023. The event will gather 2,000 professional accountants from more than 65 countries under the theme Structural Transformation and Growth of Africa Economies. This unique edition of the congress will gather delegates and speakers from English-, French-, and Portuguese-speaking regions and provide an excellent opportunity to connect, share, and expand in Africa. Visit us at www.acoa2023.org.

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7 February 2023

PAFA-SAICA Quality Management Workshop Series

Workshop 10: Evaluating the QM System

ISQM 1, ISQM 2 and ISA 220 (Revised) come into effect on 15 December 2022. These standards are expected to have a significant impact for all audit firms. SAICA in collaboration with PAFA are introducing these monthly workshops as a platform where different aspects of the quality management standards may be addressed. Participants will have the opportunity to share practical insights and clarify their understanding on the implementation of these important standards.

A Zoom link will be sent to all individuals that have registered for the workshop.

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7 December 2022

PAFA-SAICA Quality Management Workshop Series

Workshop 9: Recap

ISQM 1, ISQM 2 and ISA 220 (Revised) come into effect on 15 December 2022. These standards are expected to have a significant impact for all audit firms. SAICA in collaboration with PAFA are introducing these monthly workshops as a platform where different aspects of the quality management standards may be addressed. Participants will have the opportunity to share practical insights and clarify their understanding on the implementation of these important standards.

A Zoom link will be sent to all individuals that have registered for the workshop.

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17 November 2022

PAFA’S AFRICA ACCOUNTANCY DAY

International Accounting Day will be celebrated on 10 November 2022, acknowledging the excellent work accountants across the world do every day to make business thrive, support the economy, and help people navigate the complexities of finance.

Join the Pan African Federation of Accountants just 1 week later, on 17 November 2022, to celebrate accountancy and finance professionals from Africa (and beyond), alongside the World Congress of Accountants 2022 taking place in Mumbai, India.

This event will highlight how professional accountancy organisations create value for the citizens of Africa, explore initiatives that will shape the next generation of African accountants, and provide you with an opportunity to #PlayYourPart.

Click here to access the programme

Register before 27 October 2022 to secure your spot.

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7 November 2022

PAFA-SAICA Quality Management Workshop Series

Workshop 8: ISA 220

ISQM 1, ISQM 2 and ISA 220 (Revised) come into effect on 15 December 2022. These standards are expected to have a significant impact for all audit firms. SAICA in collaboration with PAFA are introducing these monthly workshops as a platform where different aspects of the quality management standards may be addressed. Participants will have the opportunity to share practical insights and clarify their understanding on the implementation of these important standards.

A Zoom link will be sent to all individuals that have registered for the workshop.

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10 October 2022

IASB ED: THIRD EDITION OF THE IFRS FOR SMES ACCOUNTING STANDARD

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) has published the Exposure Draft Third edition of the IFRS for SMEs Accounting Standard as part of its second comprehensive review of the Standard.

The ED proposes amendments to the IFRS for SMEs Accounting Standard to reflect improvements that have been made in full IFRS Accounting Standards (in the scope of the second comprehensive review) while keeping the Standard simple.


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7 October 2022

PAFA-SAICA Quality Management Workshop Series

Workshop 7: ISQM 2

ISQM 1, ISQM 2 and ISA 220 (Revised) come into effect on 15 December 2022. These standards are expected to have a significant impact for all audit firms. SAICA in collaboration with PAFA are introducing these monthly workshops as a platform where different aspects of the quality management standards may be addressed. Participants will have the opportunity to share practical insights and clarify their understanding on the implementation of these important standards.

A Zoom link will be sent to all individuals that have registered for the workshop.

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9 September 2022

PAFA-SAICA Quality Management Workshop Series

Workshop 6: Monitoring and Remediation

SQM 1, ISQM 2 and ISA 220 (Revised) come into effect on 15 December 2022. These standards are expected to have a significant impact for all audit firms. SAICA in collaboration with PAFA are introducing these monthly workshops as a platform where different aspects of the quality management standards may be addressed. Participants will have the opportunity to share practical insights and clarify their understanding on the implementation of these important standards.

A Zoom link will be sent to all individuals that have registered for the workshop.

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12 August 2022

PAFA-SAICA Quality Management Workshop Series

Workshop 5: Information and Communication | Network Requirements, Network Services, Documentation

SQM 1, ISQM 2 and ISA 220 (Revised) come into effect on 15 December 2022. These standards are expected to have a significant impact for all audit firms. SAICA in collaboration with PAFA are introducing these monthly workshops as a platform where different aspects of the quality management standards may be addressed. Participants will have the opportunity to share practical insights and clarify their understanding on the implementation of these important standards.

A Zoom link will be sent to all individuals that have registered for the workshop.

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1 August 2022

Sustainability week: Collaborating for a resilient future

The topic of sustainability continues to gain momentum the world over and PAFA concurs with the sentiments expressed by the IFAC that "the accountancy profession must lead on climate reporting and other material environmental, social and governance disclosures and their assurance."

PAFA hosted a series of virtual events that will focused on all aspects of Sustainability. You can now download the PAFA Sustainability Week presentation slides.

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7 July 2022

PAFA-SAICA Quality Management Workshop Series

Workshop 5: Information and Communication | Network Requirements, Network Services, Documentation

SQM 1, ISQM 2 and ISA 220 (Revised) come into effect on 15 December 2022. These standards are expected to have a significant impact for all audit firms. SAICA in collaboration with PAFA are introducing these monthly workshops as a platform where different aspects of the quality management standards may be addressed. Participants will have the opportunity to share practical insights and clarify their understanding on the implementation of these important standards.

A Zoom link will be sent to all individuals that have registered for the workshop.

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5 July 2022

Trust in tax roundtable in collaboration with IFAC

Dear PAFA member

Professional accountants play vital roles in supporting taxpayers and advising on tax policies but what is the public view on this? 

PAFA invites you to the Africa Trust in Tax Roundtable. This roundtable continues the work conducted by ACCA, IFAC and CAANZ where they conducted ground-breaking surveys across the G20 seeking to understand public opinion on a range of tax relevant matters (see Public Trust in Tax 2017, Public Trust in Tax 2019 and Public Trust in Tax 2021). 

In 2022, the scope has been extended to also include 3 additional countries from Africa and we seek to hear your reflections on these findings.

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