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Auckland Public Practice SIG 2022



This group meets monthly and consists of CA ANZ members holding a Certificate of Public Practice. Presentations cover a wide range of topics, providing them with exposure to current practice and likely future developments.

To join this group, please apply in writing to Auckland SIGs stating your position and organisation employed byAucklandSigs@charteredaccountantsanz.com

Currently offering monthly recorded sessions to members.

A connected network Certificate of Public Practice holders focusing on sharp thinking, support and opportunities for CAs in public practice.

Annual  Subscription (Jan - Dec 2022)
Member $299
Non-Member $391


Half- Year Purchase (July - Dec 2022)
Member $177.10
Non-Member $218.50

Casual Session Purchase
Member $50
Non-Member $70

MEETING DATE FOR 2022
Monday, 21 February - Recorded session
Tuesday, 17 May - Mini-Conference
Monday, 20 June 
Monday, 18 July 
Monday, 15 August 
Monday, 19 September 
Monday, 17 October 
Monday, 21 November 

SESSION TOPICS 2022

FEBRUARY 2022

Impending Tax Changes - Presented by Graeme Carruthers, Director, nsaTax (Recorded)
MAY 2022
The Disruption of the Tax Pooling Industry - Presented by Clyden Manikkam, Tax Management NZ
Employment Updates 2022- Presented by Matt Hutcheson, Associate & Caitlin Sargison, Senior Solicitor, Duncan Cotterill

Tax Disclosures - Presented by Stephen Rutherford, Tax Lead, Blackmore, Virtue and Owens
The Incorporated Societies Act 2022: key changes - Presented by Lisa Small, Partner, Duncan Cotterill
Considerations for Directors post Debut Homes, Mainzeal and COVID-19 - Presented by Janko Marcetic, Senior Associate, Chapman Tripp
Revised NZ Quality Management Standard (PS-1) - Presented by Michael Prasad - Vice-Chair, Auckland Public Practice Special Interest Group
Excel Tips - Presented by Michael Toon, Director, MTL Finance

SESSION TOPICS 2021

15 March 2021
Legal Update – Presented by Helen Pryde, Senior Associate and Caitlin Sargison, Solicitor, Duncan Cotterill
Tax Update- Presented by Graeme Carruthers, Director, nsaTax
Cyber Security & Ransomware attacks - Presented by Steve Smith, Regional Executive, Advantage

 

19 April 2021
Legal Update - Presented by Jo Giboney, Special Counsel, Duncan Cotterill
CAANZ update - Presented by Jolayne Trim, Senior Tax Advocate Advocacy - CA ANZ
IRD update - Presented by Trish Spence-Manning (Community Compliance officer) and Jayshree Khushal (Technical Tax Specialist)
Q&A with Sharon Thompson, IRD Deputy Commissioner – Customer & Compliance Services- Individuals.

 

17 May 2021
Employment Update – Presented by Helen Pryde, Senior Associate and Caitlin Sargison, Solicitor, Duncan Cotterill
Tax Update- Graeme Carruthers, Director, nsaTax
Tech Update including “A Practitioner’s Personal Experience of being Hacked!” - Presented by Matthew Salmon & Bill Mance

 

21 June 2021
Budget Update - Presented by Charlotte Evett CA, CA ANZ NZ Government & Pacific Relations Leader
Legal Update - Presented by Darise Bennington, Special Counsel, Duncan Cotterill
Tax Update - Presented by Graeme Carruthers, Director, nsaTax

 

19 July 2021
Legal Update - Presented by Josh Treloar, Associate, Duncan Cotterill
Tax Update - Presented by Steve Camage, Director, International Tax Specialists NZ Ltd
Regular Reports & Tech update Presented by Bill Mancer CA 
Review of a Most Interesting Year - Presented by Chris Cunniffe, CEO, Tax Management NZ Ltd

 

16 August 2021
Legal Update - Presented by Salena Naran, Associate, Duncan Cotterill
Tax Update - Presented by Jolayne Trim, Senior Tax Advocate, CA ANZ
Tax Update - Presented by Graeme Carruthers, Director, nsaTax

 

September - November 2021
Events cancelled over Covid 19

 

SESSION TOPICS 2020

17 February 2020
Legal Update – Presented by Duncan Cotterill
Tax Update- Presented by Graeme Carruthers, Director, nsaTax
How to Kick Butt in 2020 – Presented by Ann Andrews, Author, Futurist, Influencer, Speaker
“Peoplemaps Personality Profiling – Opportunities for Accountants” – Presented by Chris Baker, The Business Recruiter

 

18 May 2020
Ethics in the Covid19 era - Presented by Peter Vial, Group Executive, Advocacy & Professional Standing, New Zealand and the Pacific, CA ANZ
How Well are you Maximising your Membership?  - Presented by Robynne Mills, Senior Account Manager - Public Practice, CA ANZ 

 

15 June 2020
Tax Update – Presented by Graeme Carruthers, Director, nsaTax
Regular Reports - Presented by Jolayne Trim, Senior Tax Advocacy, CA ANZ
Employment Law – Presented by Considerations 
Coming out of Lockdown - Presented by Matthew Hutcheson, Senior Solicitor, Duncan Cotterill
Practice Matters – Presented by Nigel Smith, Mike Bradley and 

20 July 2020
AML Audit update – Presented by Gareth Pilcher, CESL & David Hooper CA
Regular Reports - Presented by Jolayne Trim, Senior Tax Advocacy, CA ANZ Tax Update - Graeme Carruthers, Director, nsaTax
Insolvency Update – Presented by Darise Bennington, Special Counsel, Duncan Cotterill
IRD Covid-19 Update - Presented by Trish Spence-Manning, Community Compliance Account Manager, IRD 

 

August - October 2020 
Events cancelled over Covid 19 

 

Monday, 16 November 2020 - Special all day event 
Opening Session – Keynote Speaker - Peter Vial, CAANZ
Post Covid-19, Post-Election - What to expect from a changing economy- the challenges. Presented by Mark Smith – ASB Economist

Xero – Small Business Insights Data - Tracking the impact of Covid-19 by Hayden Walsh and Gabrielle Pritchard - Xero
Ring Fencing Residential Rental Losses - Still a dog’s breakfast by NSATax
Post Covid-19 – Business Sales Agreements - The legal obligations in providing guarantees and warranties and what should a buyer expect by Duncan Cotterill
Directors Responsibilities when operating a technically insolvent company – warning from the Debut Homes case by Victoria Toon and Annabelle Borrie
How to Build Resilience in small/medium public practice firms by Nigel Smith
2020- A Giant Whack on the Side of the Head? By Ann Andrews

 

 

SESSION TOPICS 2019

18 February
Tax Update - Graeme Carruthers, Director, nsaTax
Common Reporting Standards & Corporate Trustees - Bill Patterson LLB, LLM (Hons) TEP, Patterson Hopkins

 

18 March
Tax Update - Graeme Carruthers, Director, nsaTax
Capital Gains Tax Update – Jolayne Trim, Senior Tax Advocate, CA ANZ
Mainzeal Judgement & lessons for Directors– Darise Barrington, Associate, Duncan Cotterill

 

15 April
Tax Update - Graeme Carruthers, Director, nsaTax
Major workplace law changes from 1 April 2019 - Jo Giboney, from Duncan Cotterill
Q&A Session with the IRD about recent updates to their processes and legislation – with IRD representatives, Trish Spence Manning and Anil Srinivasa.

20 May
GST on remote services - Jolayne Trim, Senior Tax Advocate, CA ANZ
Trustee Liability update - Lisa Small, Associate, Duncan Cotterill
A City Centre in Evolution - Viv Beck, Chief Executive, Heart of the City

 

17 June
Tax Update- Graeme Carruthers, Director, nsaTax
Regular Reports - Lindsay Ng, Senior Tax Advocate, Chartered Accountants ANZ
Relationship Property Agreements - Natalie Fraser-Jones, Solicitor, Duncan Cotterill
Money Laundering - Ashna Achari, Forensic Accountant, NZ Police

 

15 July
Ethics Update - Ann Andrews • author • futurist • influencer • speaker

19 August
AML Reporting - Michael Prasad, Vice Chair
Regular Reports
Legal Update – Jessica Wei, Solicitor, Duncan Cotterill
Economic Update- Mark Smith, Senior Economist, ASB Bank

16 September
Legal Update – Natasha Sutcliffe, Solicitor, Duncan Cotterill
Regular Reports
Tax Update – Graeme Carruthers, Director, nsaTax
Revised Code of Ethics

21 October 
Legal Update – Kristal Rowe, Senior Associate, Duncan Cotterill
Regular Reports
Practice Review update – Bernadette Tamihere, NZ Quality Assurance Manager, CA ANZ

18 November
Legal Update – Tanya Wood, Special Counsel, Duncan Cotterill
Regular Reports
Tax Update- Graeme Carruthers, Director, nsaTax
Chartered Accountants ANZ Conference Centre
Ground Floor, Carlaw Park
12-16 Nicholls Lane
Parnell 
Auckland 1010

A message to members regarding COVID-19 vaccinatons
Members and visitors must be fully vaccinated against COVID to attend CA ANZ offices or workplaces.

CA ANZ employees attending events, activities or workplaces will have shown that they are vaccinated.

CA ANZ has during the COVID-19 pandemic acted to ensure the safety, health and wellbeing of our people, members, and guests and to help protect the more vulnerable members of our community.

Our position is informed by an assessment of public health orders, our own operational health and safety risks and the views of our people.

Committee Members

Chair:
Victoria Toon

Committee:
Michael Prasad


EVENT DETAILS


Topic: Member Regional Events

Sub-Topic: Special Interest Group

Format: Seminar

CPD: Upto 20 hours