Five tips for building a BEE plan

Five tips for building a BEE plan

Broad–based black economic empowerment (BEE) is an economic transformation advancement policy to ensure the meaningful participation of black people in the economy of South Africa. The objective of the BEE plan is to control enterprises and assets through direct...
Stop the avalanche of regulations: Investec bosses

Stop the avalanche of regulations: Investec bosses

From Legal Brief Today Investec has become the latest bank to join the growing chorus call from financial institutions for government to fast-track structural reforms to jump-start the economy. BusinessLIVE reports that CEO Fani Titi and Richard Wainwright, who heads...
Can advisers afford to avoid crypto?

Can advisers afford to avoid crypto?

CompliNEWS | Financial Service Intelligence Watch   Advisers who chose to ignore crypto may be unaware of the transformation the market has undergone in recent years, as demand for the assets soared and regulators started to take notice. In this podcast by FT...
Preventing meeting overload

Preventing meeting overload

| By Lee Rossini of CompliNews |   Whether meeting in person or online, attending too many meetings can be overwhelming. This is especially true now, as many employees are still working from home. Casual conversations that once took place around the watercooler...
Three benefits of a four-day workweek

Three benefits of a four-day workweek

| By Lee Rossini of CompliNews |   The impact of Covid-19 has led to many people rethinking and reimagining their future lives. Besides the need to work, activities that have become increasingly important and the focus of many employees whose lives previously...
FSCA Fraudulent Emails

FSCA Fraudulent Emails

From CompliNEWS FSCA warns the public against ‘Fraudulent e-mail purporting to come from FSCA’ The Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) would like to warn the public against a group of individuals who are fraudulently impersonating the FSCA. The...
Cyber Security Breaches

Cyber Security Breaches

From CompliNEWS Cyber insurance and data breaches, with case studies It is said that it is only a matter of time before a failure to implement basic cyber security protocols will result in claims against directors and officers (D&O) in South Africa – as is already...
FIC Guidance on Risk Compliance Management Programmes

FIC Guidance on Risk Compliance Management Programmes

From CompliNEWS FICA Comments on the draft Guidance Note 7A Chapter 4 (RMCP) and draft Public Compliance Communication 114 due 2 May 2022 The Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) has called for comment by 2 May 2022 on: Draft Guidance Note 7A (draft GN 7A) Chapter 4...
TOP 22 LEGAL DEVELOPMENTS 2022 – Webber Wentzel

TOP 22 LEGAL DEVELOPMENTS 2022 – Webber Wentzel

1. COMPANY LAW We expect a revised draft of the Companies Amendment Bill will be published and tabled in Parliament early this year. The revised amendments may come into force this year. 2. BLACK ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT We expect a panel will be appointed to provide a...
PoPIA Direct Marketing

PoPIA Direct Marketing

From CompliNEWS PoPIA and electronic direct marketing Direct Marketing is defined in the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) as ‘marketing aimed at an individual with the direct or indirect purpose of selling goods or services or to solicit a donation...