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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...

2017/18 Annual B-BBEE Reporting to the FSTC

The FSCA this week sent a reminder to all FSPs...

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...

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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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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 –...

April 23, 2019 |

2017/18 Annual B-BBEE Reporting to the FSTC

The FSCA this week sent a reminder to all FSPs regarding the 2017/18 Annual B-BBEE Reporting to the FSTC. Your...

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...

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