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Regulator to probe insider trading allegations

The FSB confirmed that it is investigating unusual trading in foreign exchange futures contracts after receiving a report from the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). The Regulator’s Department for Market Abuse (DMA) is currently conducting an investigation into possible insider trading in certain foreign exchange futures contracts before the recall of former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan […]

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Technology and “Obsessive-Compulsive Regulatory Disorder”

In an article titled, Rebuilding trust through digital automation, Australian Adviser Intelligence’s Jacqui Henderson writes: Trust in the financial services industry has been low since the global financial crisis of 2008, but innovative new technologies aimed at regulation and compliance could help restore consumer confidence. Damage control does not come cheap, just ask Samsung Electronics […]

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Adelaide in Pink & New Coach and Captain

At the time of writing, the Proteas were 165/7 at dinner, after Faf won the toss and elected to bat. Before you say “Oh dear, we are in trouble”, bear in mind the nature of day/night tests which tend not to deliver the high scores we are used to in normal day tests. The first […]

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Proteas on top down under

What an amazing game of test cricket Perth delivered! It once again proved why test cricket is the pinnacle! Turning points were Dale Steyn leaving the field injured, 100’s by Elgar and Duminy and Bavuma’s run-out, fifty and awesome runout! Next up is Hobart – this will prove a different test as the conditions will […]

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Proteas in Aus

As you know, we won the toss and elected to bat and so far the Perth wicket is not disappointing. The bounce and seem movement have the batters in a bit of a fix. All said and done though, I think a fair reflection of our innings would be at the conclusion of the Aussie […]

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FAIS Ombud

Second Appeal also unsuccessful

The Ombud made a determination on 30 March 2012, holding the appellants liable for the repayment of the amount invested. An appeal was upheld by the Appeal Board on 26 February 2014. In terms of the order, the matter was remitted to the Ombud for investigation of certain aspects which, according to the decision, had not been investigated properly […]

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The future looks bleak!

The terrifying prospect of facing the All Blacks due to what we have seen in the last couple of months from Alistair and his charges, have lots of Bok fans planning alternative activities like cleaning the gutters rather than watching the game. The possible embarrassment is almost too much to contemplate. Much has been made […]

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Alistair’s Bok selection…

Humour me for a moment please, as we look at Saturday’s team of 23: A fly half playing full back, a left wing playing right wing, a scrumhalf playing left wing, a full back playing outside centre and an outside centre playing inside centre… On the bench we have two specialist loosehead props, two locks…. […]

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That’s right – Dale and Vern are back!

Steyn was the leading wicket-taker in the two-match Test series against New Zealand with 10 scalps at 10.20 and claimed his 26th five-for in Centurion to end questions over whether he could regain the fitness and form of the past. In fact, Steyn and Philander looked their past best with Vernon doing his bit to […]

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