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Author Archive | Janine Geldenhuys


COVID-19 Response – Start by meeting daily

Chances are good that you are currently worrying about how you will keep your team synchronised and productive while they work from home. The knee-jerk response by many leaders is to try and translate old-style command and control thinking into the digital world… This is definitely not the right way to go and I can […]

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COVID-19: Moonstone’s business update

As a result of the President’s announcement of a total lockdown, our Dedicated Response team has implemented more aggressive components of our Business Continuity Plan to further assist in the containment of the coronavirus in the interest of the country, our clients and staff.. We are confident in our ability to continue to provide our […]

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COB, Product specific training and CPD – What is the impact of COVID-19?

In the FSCA’s latest communication guidelines were provided with regards to various regulatory requirements and deadlines. These include training and qualification requirements: Class of Business (COB) Training ● COB deadlines that were due for completion in 2020 will be extended to 15 December 2020. ● FSPs will have to extend the supervision period for such […]

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FSCA provides clarity on REs – Impact of COVID-19 on regulatory requirements

In the midst of individuals scurrying around, trying to understand how the 21 day lockdown will impact on them, the FSCA provided guidance on various arrangements in respect of submission of statutory returns and fit and proper related deadlines. One of the biggest questions that most individuals had was what the impact on Regulatory Exams is. Here […]

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Where does the National Lockdown leave FSPs?

Annexure B to the supplementary regulations published in respect of the National Lockdown includes the term “Insurance services” in the list of essential services. This term is unfortunately not defined anywhere further in the regulations or the empowering legislation and that leaves FSPs in the dark about where their services fit in. In the absence […]

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