Tag Archives | 2018


CPD 2018 cycle extended

The FSCA has published the following exemption on its website: The Exemption from Continuous Professional Development Requirements, 2019 – No 2 of 2019 The purpose of the Exemption is to allow financial services providers, key individuals and representatives until 31 July 2019 to comply with the Continuous Professional Development requirements set out in the Determination of Fit and Proper Requirements […]

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New “top” Medical Aid 2018

New “top” Medical Aid 2018 – Consulta’s release of South African Customer Satisfaction Index The latest results for the South African Customer Satisfaction Index (the SA-csi) for medical schemes revealed that Medihelp has the most satisfied customers in a competitive, yet underwhelming industry. According to the 2018 results released by Consulta, there has been a […]

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The latest FSCA FAIS notices

The FSCA as release the following FAIS Notices: FAIS notice 32 of 2018 – Compliance report for Category I with a CO ● Reporting date: Still 31 May 2018 ● Submission deadline: 15 September 2018 ● Some of the questions have been split into pre April 2018 and post April 2018. FAIS Notice 33 of 2018 – Compliance report […]

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Congratulations to the FIA winners

The Financial Intermediaries Association of Southern Africa (FIA) announced the 2018 FIA Awards winners at a gala event held at the Sandton Convention Centre last week. PRODUCTS PRODUCT SUPPLIERS Employee benefits Sanlam Employee Benefits Medical schemes Discovery Health Long term lump sum Allan Gray Long term risk product Old Mutual Life Long term savings Allan […]

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RE Deadline 30 June 2018

The table below indicates who has to successfully complete the Regulatory Exams by 30 June 2018. Representatives’ DOFA RE 5 Deadline 30/06/2015 – 31/12/2015 30/06/2018 01/01/2016 – 29/06/2016 30/06/2018 30/06/2016 – 31/12/2016 30/06/2019 DOFA refers to your date of first appointment. For instance, if you were appointed on 1 September 2015, you actually have two years and nine months […]

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Regulatory Exam Material Update

The following message currently appears on the Inseta Website: Regulatory Exams Learning Material The BANKSETA is currently revising the RE Learning Materials that INSETA developed in 2014. The revised RE Learning Materials will be made available on the websites of both the INSETA and BANKSETA during the second week on May 2018. To access the old […]

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Supervision Department Feedback and Focus

At the March 2018 FSB FAIS Conference, Ms Felicity Mabaso reported back on the Supervision Department’s activities in 2017 and 2018, and provided insights into its plans for 2018/2019. FSB Theme Visits: 2017/2018 One of the three main focus areas was small FSPs without a compliance officer. The visits were more of an educational Intervention, […]

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Update on legislative changes in 2018

The Insurance Conduct Workshops held in Pretoria and Cape Town in December 2017 were very informative and provided a good update of the current and future regulatory landscape. Those unable to attend are advised to study the presentations published on the FSB website. Below are some proposed implementation timelines, but this is dependent on what happens in Parliament. […]

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