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What happens after 30 June 2012?

The industry appears to be anxiously waiting for an answer to this question from the FSB. There are certainly guidelines about what can happen, but will the circumstances call for a new approach? We asked Paul Rabenowitz, who co-compiled a legislation handbook, for his views on the matter. The question on everyone’s lips is: what […]

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Exemption from 30 June Deadline

FAIS Information Circular 9 of 2012 was published on 11 June to provide greater clarification on Board Notice 102 of 2012. The latter document contains details of certain categories of candidates who are exempt from completing the level 1 REs before 30 June this year. Those who qualify should apply for the exemption before the […]

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The Road to Hell…

Heyneke Meyer kept his word by sticking to last week’s team as much as possible. The inclusion of two Bulls will no doubt lead to a moan or two down south, but both Werner Kruger and Bjorn Basson thoroughly deserve their places in the team on their performance in the Super series. The loss of […]

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Female Demerit System

In the world of romance, one single rule applies: Make the woman happy. Do something she likes and you get points. Do something she dislikes and points are subtracted. You don’t get any points for doing something she expects. Sorry, that’s the way the game is played. Here is a guide to the point system: […]

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FSB Workshops for 2012

Registration for the FSB workshops opened at 09h00 today. Most of these will be telematic broadcasts, similar to those held last year. We were asked to assist with the distribution of DVDs for those unable to attend. Further details will be published in our newsletters as it becomes available. Two of the nine workshops will […]

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FSB Levies for 2012/2013

The FSB announced the levies payable for 2012/2013 in Board Notice 101 of 2012 last week. My colleague, Paull Lawrence, updated his levy calculator with the latest data. This can be used to determine your liability, and make sure that the invoice you get from the FSB agrees with your calculations. Please click here to […]

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Blood on the tracks

My favourite author, Ian Rankin (of Inspector John Rebus fame), named many of his books after song titles of the Rolling Stones. I copy him this week by using the title of one of Bob Dylan’s greatest albums. It has been a while since I last saw so much blood on a rugby field. The […]

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Exemption from writing level 1 RE before 30 June

The FSB published Board Notice 102 of 2012 last week providing an extension to certain licence category FSPs. Our compliance division provided the following synopsis: This board notice provides for an exemption for certain categories of persons from having to complete the 1st level regulatory exams by 30 June 2012. These persons will have to […]

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TODAY is Registration D-Day

TODAY is the last day to register, should you wish to write before the end of June. There are 3 easy ways to register: Online: click here Telephonically: 021-888 9796 Fax: download and complete the registration form and fax to 086 244 3376 Our staff has been under some strain with the huge demand from […]

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Springbok Team: What the Past Coaches Think

The Springbok match 22 has been selected to face England in the first test in Durban on Saturday. Here’s a list of the 22, along with comments made by some past Springbok coaches. 15. ZANE KIRCHNER -Jake White:  “Lambie is very unlucky not to make the starting team. Big call from Heyneke.” -Nick Mallett: “Bad […]

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