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FSCA warns the public against A Trade Investments ...

19 Jul 2019 Financial Service Intelligence Watch

The Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) has warned the public to act with caution when dealing with A Trade Investments GRP6. A Trade Investments GRP6 is not authorised in terms of the Financial Advisory and Intermediary Services Act, 2002 (FAIS ...

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Foreign banks appeal tribunal's forex ruling

19 Jul 2019 Financial Service Intelligence Watch

Legalbrief Today Several foreign banks have appealed a Competition Tribunal ruling relating to the long-running dispute over alleged foreign exchange manipulation. The banks that have applied to the Competition Appeal Court include Macquarie Bank Limited, HSBC Bank USA, JP Morgan ...

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FST case summary involving Baker and MMI Group ...

19 Jul 2019 Financial Service Intelligence Watch

By Shamaa Sheik The following matter was heard in the Financial Services Tribunal in Pretoria on 3 July 2019: Noel Baker (Applicant) and MMI Group T/A Metropolitan (Respondent) – (case number: FSP5/2019) Fast facts Financial Sector Regulation Act – section ...

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New property Bill better for consumers – expert

18 Jul 2019 Financial Service Intelligence Watch

Legalbrief Today Stricter regulations for estate agents and others in the property industry will speed up transactions and offer better protection for consumers, says a report in The Witness quoting Christo Weilbach, national president of the Institute of Estate Agents. ...

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Latest Compliance News

Key Competition Act Amendments in Force

Key sections of the 2018 Competition Amendment
Sections of the amendment Act providing for ‘remedies’ where dominant firms and buyers ‘abuse their power by imposing unfair prices and other trading conditions’ on smaller businesses are expected to be in force ‘by November’. With that in mind, draft regulations are being ...

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FSCA warns the public against A Trade Investments GRP6

The Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) has warned the public to act with caution when dealing with A Trade Investments GRP6. A Trade Investments GRP6 is not authorised in terms of the Financial Advisory and Intermediary Services Act, 2002 (FAIS Act), to render any financial advice and intermediary services. A Trade ...

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Foreign banks appeal tribunal's forex ruling

Legalbrief Today

Several foreign banks have appealed a Competition Tribunal ruling relating to the long-running dispute over alleged foreign exchange manipulation. The banks that have applied to the Competition Appeal Court include Macquarie Bank Limited, HSBC Bank USA, JP Morgan Chase & Co and JP Morgan Chase Bank, Credit Suisse ...

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Working Smart

By Lee Rossini

Last week’s article focused on some of the motivational theories that are used to understand the factors which play a role in motivating people. Applying motivational tools across the board in a work environment is challenging, as each employee is likely to be motivated differently. For this reason, it is essential to engage with employees to find out what their personal motivation buttons are. 

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