South African Restructuring and
Insolvency Practitioners Association NPC

Serving SARIPA members for 32 years
The South African Restructuring and Insolvency Practitioners Association (SARIPA) is a non-profit organisation, instituted in 1986, with a membership of approximately six hundred qualified Insolvency Practitioners, Business Rescue Practitioners, Chartered Accountants, Lawyers, Academics and Tax Consultants countrywide. This site contains sections that are geared to SARIPA Members, as well as to anyone interested in joining SARIPA.
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Goodbye AIPSA... Hello SARIPA!
This association changed its name from AIPSA (Association of Insolvency Practitioners of Southern Africa) to SARIPA (South African Restructuring & Insolvency Practitioners Association) in July 2012.
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Why Belong to SARIPA?

  • SARIPA has been in existence for over 32 years and enjoys an excellent reputation.
  • Our members receive regular updates on Insolvency and Restructuring/Business Rescue related issues via email, benefiting members from the collective research and experience of an entire association.
  • Reference may be made to your membership of SARIPA on your corporate identity.
  • Members are issued with a certificate stating that you belong to a registered Insolvency and Restructuring Association such as SARIPA – banks are starting to request proof of this.
  • More and more these days, the Masters' offices are asking as to whether an individual is a SARIPA (or ABRIPSA) member when considering their application to get onto a specific Master's Panel of Liquidators.
  • Members can attend our regular regional workshops.
  • SARIPA holds an Annual Insolvency & Restructuring Conference with high profile speakers on current topics. As a SARIPA member you will enjoy a discounted delegate fee.
  • Government is leaning towards regulating the Insolvency profession, which may entail practitioners being compelled to belong to a recognised association. The more practitioners who belong to SARIPA the more pressure can be exerted on Government for statutory recognition and “licensing of practitioners”. SARIPA is often involved in and consulted on policy making issues.
  • When joining SARIPA you will also become a member of INSOL International - International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals. SARIPA is one of the 7th largest Insolvency organisations in the world and not only do we hold a Directorship on the board, but are very proud to say that the current President of INSOL is a long standing SARIPA Member. By belonging to INSOL you will have access to their worldwide database of members, this will enable you to network and share ideas and knowledge. You will also have the ability to join forums, electronically or otherwise, to discuss legal issues and issues which are of interest to the general body of members. You will also receive regular emailed information on matters pertaining to insolvency and restructuring, plus various other publications.
    • As a member of INSOL you will enjoy substantial savings on conference registration fees at the INSOL conferences.
  • Practising Insolvency Practitioner Members of SARIPA are listed in the Hortors Legal Diary.
  • SARIPA has grown in strength and numbers with a total membership of over 600 members.
  • Can you afford not to belong?   Call us now!
Page updated: 04 January 2018