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INSETA withdraws RE study material

Published: Wed, 22 Aug 18

A notice on the INSETA website reads: “After receiving several complaints from stakeholders regarding the inaccuracy of the RE (FAIS) materials (sic), a decision has been made to withdraw the materials from the Inseta website. Unfortunately, the one linked on their website is still the 31 May version, which ...
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Measures to strengthen State-owned companies

Published: Wed, 22 Aug 18

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has announced a set of measures aimed at strengthening State-owned companies. Addressing the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) on Tuesday, the Minister said given the dire situation in which some of these state-owned companies are in, capable and morally upright men and women are ...
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Land expropriation requires confrontation of past injustices

Published: Tue, 21 Aug 18

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the proposal of land expropriation without compensation to drive land redistribution has ignited a vigorous and welcomed debate. “It has required that we confront the injustices of the past. It means that we must expand the basket of agricultural support services available to both ...
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Greece's exit from the international bailout programme

Published: Tue, 21 Aug 18

By Coface the international trade credit insurance company Greek companies are experiencing a revival - more competitive and less indebted Multiple signs of an economic recovery Reforms have helped to clean up public accounts, restore Greece's credibility and strengthen confidence The crisis has resulted ...
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You either sleep well or you eat well

Published: Mon, 20 Aug 18

By Sherwin Govender, Business Development Manager at Glacier by Sanlam   It’s perfectly natural for clients to feel nervous about their investments, given the low-return environment over the past few years, and even more so when the client is nearing retirement. It becomes very difficult to be optimistic ...
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Competition Amendment Bill proposes tougher penalties

Published: Mon, 20 Aug 18

By Rosalind Lake and Erwyn Durman Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa Inc. The Competition Amendment Bill of 2018 introduces harsher penalty provisions which increase the enforcement powers of the competition authorities for purposes of deterring anti-competitive conduct. Removal of the ‘yellow card’ Currently, ...
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SA companies to invest $500m in SADC region

Published: Mon, 20 Aug 18

South African companies have pledged to invest $500 million in countries in the South African Development Community (SADC), President Cyril Ramaphosa announced at the weekend. President Ramaphosa made the announcement at the conclusion of the two-day 38th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the ...
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Getting to the bottom of state capture

Published: Mon, 20 Aug 18

The first public hearing in the much-awaited inquiry into allegations of state capture, corruption, fraud in government and state-owned entities will get underway in Parktown, Johannesburg, on Monday. Chairperson of the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture, Deputy Chief Justice Zondo, is expected to open proceedings ...
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Namibia’s SADC Summit to focus on implementation of industrialization strategy

Published: Fri, 17 Aug 18

Johannesburg: The 38th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), which is taking place in Namibia on 17-18 August 2018, is expected to address a wide range of issues of importance to the SADC region, most notably the status of implementation of the SADC Industrialization ...
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SA poised to follow suit in utilisation of non-competition merger control to protect State security in foreign mergers

Published: Fri, 17 Aug 18

By Jason van Dijk Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa Inc. A controversial introduction in the latest draft of the Competition Amendment Bill of 2018 is the inclusion of a section that requires the State President to constitute a standing committee of cabinet ministers and public officials to consider ...
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Critical factors to fuel the data-driven enterprise

Published: Fri, 17 Aug 18

        Anton Jacobsz, managing director Networks Unlimited Africa     JOHANNESBURG: Successful digital businesses depend on data to provide the insights necessary to deliver new innovations, products, and services. But those insights are only as good as the underlying ...
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Corporate democracy: Moving beyond box-like thinking

Published: Thu, 16 Aug 18

At the 2018 Allan Gray Investment Summit, held recently in Cape Town and Johannesburg, keynote speaker Ricardo Semler challenged delegates to find new solutions to problems: “We have become box people who live, work and travel in box-like structures. Why?”   August 2018: Imagine working for a company ...
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Is alternative dispute resolution all it’s made out to be?

Published: Wed, 15 Aug 18

By Terrance M. Booysen (Director: CGF) and peer reviewed by Jayson Kent (Cowan-Harper-Madikizela Attorneys: Senior Associate)   In today’s fast-paced business environment, where time is of the essence, any manner in which processes can be streamlined, made more efficient, and concluded within a shorter ...
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President Ramaphosa appoints acting NDPP

Published: Tue, 14 Aug 18

President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed Dr Silas Ramaite as Acting National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) following this week’s ruling by the Constitutional Court on the appointment of Adv. Shaun Abrahams. On Monday, 13 August 2018, the Constitutional Court declared as invalid and unconstitutional the ...
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Sanlam Investments Market Review: July 2018

Published: Tue, 14 Aug 18

Gielie de Swardt, Head of Retail Distribution Sanlam Investments The US economy performed well in July, with most sectors seeing increased performance especially in the technology and pharmaceuticals industry. As companies released their second quarter earnings, results were generally positive and big names such ...
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Why c-suite gender disparity is hampering South Africans’ investment returns

Published: Tue, 14 Aug 18

Despite research confirming the positive correlation between the presence of women in corporate leadership and company performance; women remain grossly underrepresented at the executive level of corporate South Africa. Proof of this is the fact that today only one of the country’s JSE Top 40 listed companies ...
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Law Society welcomes Constitutional Court judgment on National Director of Public Prosecutions

Published: Tue, 14 Aug 18

Mvuzo Notyesi and Ettienne Barnard Co-chairpersons of the Law Society of South Africa   The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) welcomes the judgment by the Constitutional Court rectifying the unconstitutional actions and legislation relating to the Office of the National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) ...
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Competition Amendment Bill 2018 aims to protect market participation of non-dominant firms

Published: Tue, 14 Aug 18

By Rosalind Lake and Erwyn Durman Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa Inc. The overriding intention of the Competition Amendment Bill of 2018, introduced in parliament on 12 July 2018, is to address perceived high levels of concentration and the skewed ownership profile of the South African economy. The competition ...
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Turkey: lira plunges to record low over US sanctions, threatening further macro balances

Published: Tue, 14 Aug 18

GDP forecast 2018: 4% Coface Country Risk Assessment: C (high)     What The United States has announced that it will impose sanctions on Turkey’s Minister of Justice and Minister of the Interior in retaliation to the detention of American pastor Andrew Brunson for terror-related charges. Following ...
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Rand plummet "due to external factors"

Published: Mon, 13 Aug 18

Currency manipulators are said to be worsening the volatility of the Rand The dramatic plummet of the Rand to the US Dollar is due to external factors and has nothing to do with the country’s domestic economic indicators, economists say. Professors Bonke Dumisa from the University of KwaZulu-Natal and Raymond ...
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