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Nurturing agility in a financial advice business

28 Feb 2024 Financial Service Intelligence Watch

By Lee Rossini Today, the need to be agile is a key differentiator for businesses aiming to thrive amidst uncertainty and change. Defined as the ability to adapt quickly and effectively, agility is crucial for a business in 2024. This ...

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FirstRand subsidiary, Ashburton Fund Managers, hit with R16m ...

28 Feb 2024 Financial Service Intelligence Watch

In a significant move demonstrating South Africa's commitment to bolstering its financial regulatory framework, Ashburton Fund Managers, a subsidiary of FirstRand, has been fined R16 million by the country's Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA). The fine is a stark reminder ...

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The Information Regulator issues first Enforcement Notice for ...

28 Feb 2024 Financial Service Intelligence Watch

Amidst growing frustration over incessant direct marketing messages, the Information Regulator has taken action against FT Rams Consulting, a training institution, for breaching the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA). This move follows a complaint from a data subject who ...

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Budget shifts towards climate resilience: Focus on electric ...

27 Feb 2024 Financial Service Intelligence Watch

In his Budget speech, Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana unveiled several measures aimed at steering South Africa's economy towards climate resilience. Notably, he outlined incentives designed to stimulate fresh investments from automotive manufacturers, thereby expediting the transition to electric vehicle (EV) ...

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Latest Compliance News

Sensitive data of at least 3 million entities and individuals compromised in CIPC database hack; full CIPC statement

The Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) has suffered a severe security breach, potentially compromising sensitive information of at least 3 million entities and individuals registered with the organisation. The compromised data includes addresses, credit card details, identification numbers, and the names of both companies and individuals. In light of ...

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Treasury: navigating challenges to remove SA from FATF greylist by deadline

The National Treasury has acknowledged the significant challenge in addressing 17 remaining action items set by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) before the looming February deadline.

In a recent statement, it was emphasised that all pertinent agencies and authorities must persist in showing marked improvements and maintain these advancements ...

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Nurturing agility in a financial advice business

By Lee Rossini

Today, the need to be agile is a key differentiator for businesses aiming to thrive amidst uncertainty and change. Defined as the ability to adapt quickly and effectively, agility is crucial for a business in 2024. This article explores the concept of agility and provides insights on ...

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By Lee Rossini

Today, the need to be agile is a key differentiator for businesses aiming to thrive amidst uncertainty and change. Defined as the ability to adapt quickly and effectively, agility is crucial for a business in 2024. This article explores the concept of agility and provides insights on how to cultivate agility in the financial advice environment.

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