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SA’s financial system is stable, says SARB

Financial stability is not an end in itself but,...

FSCA’s three-year strategy

The Financial Sector Conduct Authority FSCA...

ASISA Retirement Savings Cost Disclosure Standard aims to build trust

The new ASISA Retirement Savings Cost (RSC)...

What will regulation in the UK look like after Brexit?

On 16 May the Bank of England published a speech...

FSCA welcomes Cashflow conviction

The FSCA has welcomed the successful prosecution...

What is Directive 8 all about?

Directive 8, which looks at accepting...

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Assent Legal is a bespoke law firm that provides specialised services to the Financial Services industry and its clients. Such services include Corporate Governance frameworks, FAIS, FICA, LTIA and STIA Compliance, Risk Management, Training, Business Support services, Dispute Resolution and administration of Deceased Estates.

We are a registered compliance practice with the Financial Services Board and mandated to provide outsourced compliance in terms of The Financial Advisory and Intermediary Services Act 37 of 2002 (FAIS) as well as the Financial Intelligence Centre Act (FICA) for both Category I and Category II FSP’s.

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June 24, 2019 |

SA’s financial system is stable, says SARB

Financial stability is not an end in itself but, like price stability, is generally regarded as an important...

June 13, 2019 |

FSCA’s three-year strategy

The Financial Sector Conduct Authority FSCA recently transitioned from a compliance driven entity to a proactive,...

May 29, 2019 |

ASISA Retirement Savings Cost Disclosure Standard aims to build trust

The new ASISA Retirement Savings Cost (RSC) Disclosure Standard, which came into effect on 1 March 2019, aims to...

May 22, 2019 |

What will regulation in the UK look like after Brexit?

On 16 May the Bank of England published a speech by Sam Woods, Deputy Governor for Prudential Regulation and...

May 14, 2019 |

FSCA welcomes Cashflow conviction

The FSCA has welcomed the successful prosecution and sentencing of Jabulani “Cashflow” Ngcobo and Mzabalazo...

April 29, 2019 |

What is Directive 8 all about?

Directive 8, which looks at accepting gratification, has been widely discussed in the retirement industry –...

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