Legal and Business developments
Updates on the latest developments relevant to your industry.
Listen to the podcast below of our director Kerry Kopke being interviewed by Michael Avery of Class FM (102.7 FM) about the classification of cryptocurrency as an investment. Podcast of Classic FM Interview (Monday, 26 March...read more
Hedge funds were regulated for the first time in South Africa in 2015 under the Collective Investment Schemes Control Act 45 of 2002 (“CISCA”). Prior to this, it was the hedge fund investment managers who were regulated under the Financial Advisory and Intermediary...read more
Having recently set up my own legal and business consulting business in South Africa, I am well aware of the many hurdles and pitfalls to running your own business. I work with a range of businesses from large corporations to small businesses but have a real passion...read more
Attune Solutions (Pty) Ltd (Attune) is launching in Cape Town, South Africa in January 2017. Attune offers legal consulting and training specialised in financial services, asset and wealth management. The founder of Attune, Kerry Kopke, has over nine years of...read more
Details of our presentations and training courses offered to the public or available for your business.
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
In the South African corporate world of entrepreneurship, there are many individuals who serve as directors on boards of companies for the first time but with a limited understanding of their duties, obligations and potential liability. The course will outline the key...read more
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...read more
The objective of the course is to develop and improve upon presentation training skills which are core soft skills in the corporate environment. The course is divided into two components: (i) an interactive group discussion on presentation skills and (ii) a practical...read more
The objective of this course is to introduce the two basic types of investment funds available in Ireland, namely, the Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities (UCITS) and the alternative investment funds (AIFs). UCITS have always been a...read more
Millennials (or Generation “Y”) are born between 1982-2000 but do not always identify as such. Millennials have a radically different approach to work than any other generation before them: enjoying working in teams, more collaboration, requiring professional...read more
The aim of this 6-week course is to focus on one of the most under-targeted and under-trained groups in the workforce: middle management. Training and development is often focused on new, junior managers and senior executives producing a bar bell effect towards...read more