Twin Peaks and CoFI

Twin Peaks and CoFI

The Financial Sector Regulation Act 9 of 2017 (the “FSR Act”) has been hailed as the one of the most significant regulatory changes to the financial services industry in South Africa in decades. The FSR Act sees the implementation of the “twin peaks model” for...
The FAIS Act

The FAIS Act

The Financial Advisory and Intermediary Services Act, 2002 (“FAIS”) regulates the provision of financial service activities (advice and intermediary services) on specific financial products in South Africa by requiring the registration of financial service providers...
The Financial Sector Regulation Act

The Financial Sector Regulation Act

The Financial Sector Regulation Act 9 of 2017 (the “FSR Act”) has been hailed as the one of the most significant regulatory changes to the financial services industry in South Africa in decades. The FSR Act sees the implementation of the “twin peaks model” for...
CISCA & Hedge Fund Regulations

CISCA & Hedge Fund Regulations

In South Africa the business of a hedge fund was declared a collective investment scheme under the Collective Investment Schemes Control Act, 2002 (“CISCA”) in 2015. The declaration resulted in a rapid scramble by the industry for registration with the Financial...
Work Ready 101

Work Ready 101

As the gap between academic study and the practical working environment widens in South Africa, there has been an increasing demand for work-readiness training programmes to smoothly transition graduates from straight out of university into their first paid job. Many...