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Selling a business

17 Jan 2020 Financial Service Intelligence Watch

By Lee Rossini Once you have made the decision to sell a business, it is to your advantage to ensure that it is a planned rather than a forced sale. Timing is critical to getting the best deal possible; this ...

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FST case summary involving Mlombo and Standard Bank ...

17 Jan 2020 Financial Service Intelligence Watch

By Shamaa Sheik The following matter was heard in the Financial Services Tribunal on 9 December 2019: Mlombo (Applicant); and Standard Bank Financial Consultancy (1st Respondent) and Kennedy Mateyo NO (2nd Respondent) – (case number: FSP30/2019) *for the purposes of ...

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Adviser category, remuneration proposals out for comment

15 Jan 2020 Financial Service Intelligence Watch

Input is sought by 31 March 2020 on a discussion paper proposing ‘a previously mooted variation of the two-tier model’ for categorising financial advisers, reports CompliNEWS contributor Pam Saxby. Released in December 2019 but only recently posted on the Financial ...

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UK brings major anti-money laundering reforms

09 Jan 2020 Financial Service Intelligence Watch

Legalbrief Today Issue 4850 Major changes to UK anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing regulations will begin to take effect from 10 January. An Out-Law.com report notes that the Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (Amendment) Regulations 2019 (the MLR 2019), ...

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Selling a business

By Lee Rossini

Once you have made the decision to sell a business, it is to your advantage to ensure that it is a planned rather than a forced sale. Timing is critical to getting the best deal possible; this means managing the business in a manner that it is ...

Read More

Adviser category, remuneration proposals out for comment

Input is sought by 31 March 2020 on a discussion paper proposing ‘a previously mooted variation of the two-tier model’ for categorising financial advisers, reports CompliNEWS contributor Pam Saxby. Released in December 2019, but only recently posted on the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) website, the document updates stakeholders and ...

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Working Smart

By Lee Rossini

Once you have made the decision to sell a business, it is to your advantage to ensure that it is a planned rather than a forced sale. Timing is critical to getting the best deal possible; this means managing the business in a manner that it is ready to be sold at any time. From your point of view, the objective of selling the business is to maximize your returns whilst the objective of the purchaser is to acquire an asset that has a predictable cash flow and potential for growth in order to maximize the return on their investment.

  

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