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    Clientèle Group Operating Results

    The recently released financial results for the year ended 30 June 2015 shows that the Clientèle Group has achieved yet another year of good operating ...

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Last month’s article, on whether there is still a place for endowments, drew a range of responses. Given some of the strong opinions expressed, it is worth considering how IFAs can ensure that, if they do use endowments, that they only do so in their clients’ best interests. 1. Changing investor behaviour It may not be politically correct…
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A very important part of your preparation is to make sure that you read and understand the information contained in the FSB’s Preparation Guide. According to this document, there are four levels of questions: Knowledge Comprehension Application and Analysis, synthesis and evaluation. Level 1 and 2 questions should be easiest for candidates…
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Wednesday, August 19, was a busy day at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague. The ICC’s judges made two calls that could potentially have an impact on political risk in Kenya. The first important ruling was made by a panel of judges in the matter of the case against President Uhuru Kenyatta for alleged involvement in the violence that…
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City Press recently published a very interesting article by Neesa Moodley titled The problem with Ponzis and pyramids. Everyone wants to get rich, and some want it to happen as fast as possible. This is often the reason so many people are suckered into get-rich-quick schemes or pyramid schemes, which are illegal and inevitably end in…
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The Insurance Institute of South Africa (IISA) recently hosted a forum where the issue of Liability was discussed. One aspect which caught my eye concerned PI cover. While many of us are aware of PI cover, there are certain technicalities which need to be planned for when taking out the cover. Nhlanhla Dube, Head of PI Underwriting at SHA, pointed…
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Nou dat die klaagliedere van Jeremia stadig maar seker afneem, na die aankondiging van die span wat Suid-Afrika by die Rugby Wêreldbeker gaan verteenwoordig, kry mens ‘n ietwat meer gebalanseerde kykie op die saak. Dit blyk dat baie ander lande ‘n soortgelyke benadering gevolg het met die kies van hul spanne wat betref beseerde spelers en…
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Explanatory Summary of Financial Sector Regulation Bill, 2015

A publication in the Government Gazette, on 21 August 2015, contains a summary of this important piece of legislation which will soon be tabled in the National Assembly. It is essentially, the blueprint for the establishment of the “Twin Peaks” approach to regulation of the financial services industry. The objectives of the Bill are given…
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Consumer Education: A Joint Responsibility

Education is possibly the single biggest challenge facing South Africa. Current issues like poverty and unemployment can never be eradicated unless there is a major about-turn in the farce currently being dished out as education. We are very likely to see a backlash from the disillusioned, fuelled by irresponsible politicians who cannot believe…
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Plan A or Plan B?

Much has been said about factors that may influence Heyneke Meyer’s squad selection for IRB RWC 2015, with injuries and experience being the two major discussion points, and quotas added recently. The thinking changed after the shock defeat against Argentina in Durban. Sadly though, this outcome was not the players’ fault – they were exhausted…
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