Items tagged with "CIPC"



As of 1 July, the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) of South Africa has mandated the submission of financial information – including annual returns – from qualifying entities in XBRL format. The commission is expecting this transition to not only herald in a new lease of trust and accountability in financial reporting but will […]

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CIPC Takes Action on Filing Enforcement

The South African Companies and Intellectual Property Commission does not take non-compliance lightly. In a recent move, the CIPC’s power to impose administrative fines on those entities that ignore compliance notices was confirmed by the SA High Court. With a strong mandate to engage in matters relating to non-compliance, the CIPC strives to ensure that high standards […]

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Digital Business Reporting in Africa

South Africa is just a few weeks away from starting to cut over to Inline XBRL filing for its private and public companies. In a new video explaining the background and vision for the project, as well as the details of the upcoming changes, the CIPC summarises what’s happening in that country. Well worth the 5 […]

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CIPC on the XBRL Path

Did you know that South Africa was recently ranked first out of 115 countries for the transparency of its national budgeting process? And did you know that South Africa has been within the top 3 on this Open Index since 2010? Expanding its focus on transparency, South Africa is now preparing for its next big […]

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South Africa Gets Ready For Inline XBRL Filing

The Companies and Intellectual Property Commission of South Africa (CIPC) is the central government agency responsible for both the registration and regulation of companies in the country. Loyal readers may recall from our previous newsletters that since 2016 the CIPC has been undertaking a programme to develop its own XBRL Reporting Platform, so as to […]

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South Africa’s Corporate Regulator seeks software vendors to add to panel

The South African regulator, the CIPC, continues to make progress on its XBRL programme. Having published a taxonomy in 2016, the project team has now run a road show in a number of cities, as well as via webinars, and has run a seminar for the top 100 companies listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange on […]

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