Ethics is knowing the difference between what you have a right to do and what is right to do. – Potter Stewart, US Supreme Court Justice

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Fintech: regulation groundwork is being set

Financial Technology, or FinTech, brings to mind...

FIC Amendment Act comes into force this week

The FIC Amendment Act will be enforced on 2...

FCSA to withdraw recognition of FPI

The FSCA has confirmed that the recognition of...

Variation of Licence issued under Financial Advisory and Intermediaries Act

If you have been on the FSCA website lately you...

An Irish experience with Claim Vantage

An Irish experience with Claim Vantage

Policy holder protection rules

Policy holder protection rules

Assent Legal

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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April 16, 2019 |

Fintech: regulation groundwork is being set

Financial Technology, or FinTech, brings to mind crypto-currencies such as Bitcoin, which after an initial boom...

April 1, 2019 |

FIC Amendment Act comes into force this week

The FIC Amendment Act will be enforced on 2 April 2019 – are you ready? As an accountable or reporting...

June 18, 2018 |

Variation of Licence issued under Financial Advisory and Intermediaries Act

If you have been on the FSCA website lately you may have noticed that the categories on your licence seem...

February 23, 2018 |

Policy holder protection rules

The replacement PPR was published on 15 December 2017 and became effective 1 January 2018. The rules give effect...

February 13, 2018 |

Why compliance counts

Our regulatory environment has necessitated that each business unit has to re-evaluate how they do business and...

January 16, 2018 |

Amendments to regulations

On the 15th of December 2017, substantial amendments to the regulations were published.  These amendments are...

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