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Namibian prosecutor slams Icelandic graft suspects

16 Sep 2021 Financial Service Intelligence Watch

Prosecutor-General Martha Imalwa has questioned the motives of Icelanders facing criminal charges in the Fishrot bribery case in Namibia. Imalwa has filed an affidavit raising concerns that former Samherji executive Ingvar Júlíusson's request to have her and whistle-blower Jóhannes Stefánsson ...

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Aussie regulator brings criminal charges against CBA for ...

16 Sep 2021 Financial Service Intelligence Watch

Criminal charges have today been filed against the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) in the Federal Court for the mis-selling of consumer credit insurance. According to the ASIC the 30 criminal charges relate to CBA’s promotion and sale of CreditCard ...

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FST case summary involving Mothei and Advicecube (Pty) ...

16 Sep 2021 Financial Service Intelligence Watch

By Shamaa Sheik The following decision was handed down in the Financial Services Tribunal on 9 September 2021: Samantha Williams-Mothei (Applicant) and; Advicecube (Pty) Ltd (Respondent) – (case number: FSP4/2021) Fast facts Misconduct – Breach of employer’s Code of Conduct ...

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The hybrid model: Working from home and the ...

16 Sep 2021 Financial Service Intelligence Watch

Working from home is currently the norm, especially in the knowledge sectors such as financial planning. As the pandemic forced companies to adopt this practice, many of them welcomed the cost saving and short-term boosts in productivity that came with ...

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Namibian prosecutor slams Icelandic graft suspects

Prosecutor-General Martha Imalwa has questioned the motives of Icelanders facing criminal charges in the Fishrot bribery case in Namibia. Imalwa has filed an affidavit raising concerns that former Samherji executive Ingvar Júlíusson's request to have her and whistle-blower Jóhannes Stefánsson take the stand and be cross-examined. New Era ...

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FST case summary involving Mothei and Advicecube (Pty) Ltd (misconduct – breach of employer’s code of conduct and governance framework)

By Shamaa Sheik

The following decision was handed down in the Financial Services Tribunal on 9 September 2021:

  • Samantha Williams-Mothei (Applicant) and Advicecube (Pty) Ltd (Respondent) – (case number: FSP4/2021)

Fast facts

Misconduct – Breach of employer’s Code of Conduct and governance framework – Insufficient to justify debarment

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Working Smart

By Lee Rossini

Working from home is currently the norm, especially in the knowledge sectors such as financial planning. As the pandemic forced companies to adopt this practice, many of them welcomed the cost saving and short-term boosts in productivity that came with it. Despite these benefits, the long-term effects of employees working remotely are still largely unknown, and some believe that it could negatively impact business performance.

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