Author Archive | Paul Kruger


Protection of data

Protection of data – become familiar with the requirements On May 25, 2018, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force. The GDPR standardises data protection law across all 28 EU countries and imposes strict rules on controlling and processing personally identifiable information. Closer to home we have POPI, the Protection of […]

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South African Healthcare criticism

South African Healthcare criticism – further delay in Health Inquiry and release of IRR report There are currently three important considerations affecting the healthcare sector in South Africa: the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill, the Medical Schemes Amendment Bill and the Health Market Inquiry. The timing and sequence of the release of the legislation and […]

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Class of Business – make it part of your training schedule

With the Class of Business requirements that commenced on 1 August 2018 it is important to note that CoB can also be added to your training schedule if you: Wish to remain up to date with class of business product information, in order to maintain your on-going competence in terms of the fit-and-proper requirements. Wish to obtain […]

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Exemption of Services under Supervision Consultation Paper released

The FSCA has released the Exemption on Services under Supervision Consultation Paper. The Consultation Paper relates to the FSCA’s proposed withdrawal of the Notice on the Exemption of Services under Supervision in terms of Requirements and Conditions, 2008 (2008 Exemption), and the replacement of the 2008 Exemption. Interested parties are invited to submit submissions on […]

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More choice in an increasingly complex landscape – (part 1)

GTC Medical Aid Survey 2018 – More choice in an increasingly complex landscape GTC, leading wealth and financial advisory firm, released the 2018 Medical Aid Survey recently. The survey compares local medical aid schemes on cost to members across various levels of cover. This comes in the midst of renewed emphasis on the South African […]

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New Chairman of Santam Board – Vusi Khanyile appointed

The Board of Santam recently announced the appointment of Mr Vusumuzi (Vusi) Phillip Khanyile as its chairperson with effect from 1 July 2018. Mr Khanyile joined the Santam board as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 23 April 2018, having previously served as a director between April 2010 and May 2013. He also served as Chairman of the Board from 2 June 2010 to […]

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And the winner is…

In the midst of the world cup soccer hype, Neymar memes and speculation on which team will be crowned as the winners of World Cup 2018, the role of soccer coaches sometimes fades into the background as star players are praised for the results. Soccer coaches are, however, key in creating the right platform for […]

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