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Outsourcing by an insurer

Requirements regarding outsourcing by an insurer...

FSCA fines Steinhoff R1.5bn

The Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA)...

Should retirement funds invest in SOEs?

Maladministration, poor governance and...

Ensuring your succession plan

The FSCA requires Financial Services Providers...

The Prudential Authority’s 3-year regulatory requirements

Through the adoption of its regulatory strategy,...

New laws affecting the financial landscape

A number of news laws have or will be coming...

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 Conduct Authority 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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November 8, 2019 |

Outsourcing by an insurer

Requirements regarding outsourcing by an insurer are comprehensively set out in the Prudential Standard GOI 5 and...

October 7, 2019 |

FSCA fines Steinhoff R1.5bn

The Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) has imposed an administrative penalty of R1.5 billion on Steinhoff...

August 28, 2019 |

Should retirement funds invest in SOEs?

Maladministration, poor governance and corruption have had a devastating effect on the country’s ailing...

July 22, 2019 |

Ensuring your succession plan

The FSCA requires Financial Services Providers to have in place a continuity plan that ensures your clients are...

July 10, 2019 |

The Prudential Authority’s 3-year regulatory requirements

Through the adoption of its regulatory strategy, the Prudential Authority’s (PA) will help market participants...

July 3, 2019 |

New laws affecting the financial landscape

A number of news laws have or will be coming into effect this year, all of which affect the financial industry...

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