Author Archive | Janine Geldenhuys


Allianz Risk Barometer 2020 – Is cyber risk really South Africa’s top corporate concern?

The Risk Barometer is an annual survey on global business risks from Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS). The 2020 edition incorporates the views of a record 2,718 respondents in over 100 countries. For the first time ever, cyber incidents (39% of responses) ranks as the most important business risk globally in the ninth Allianz […]

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Latest RDR update on two-tier adviser model – What’s in a name?

The FSCA recently published various RDR (Retail Distribution Review) discussion documents for comment. One of the documents provides specific updates and requests input on several aspects of the adviser categorisation model. Purpose of categorisation and proposed model In the initial RDR paper the FSCA explained the purpose as: The financial services customer should be in […]

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Cyber-attacks – Main culprits identified

Various annual reports and research have recently highlighted cyber-attacks as the number one global risk for companies. A media release by Mimecast towards the end of 2019 indicated that four major cyber-attack campaigns were detected in South Africa between July and September. The systems of several financial services companies suffered the brunt of the impact […]

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Save the date – 2020 Annual Compliance Webinar

The annual webinar, aimed specifically at Financial Services Providers NOT required to appoint a compliance officer, will be hosted on Thursday, 13 February 2020. The session will once again provide insight into frequently asked questions and the practicalities surrounding FAIS and FICA obligations. The registration for the webinar will open next week. Cost to attend […]

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