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Due diligence under the spotlight

Court Papers filed in the United States reveal...

SA companies must complete compliance checklist

The new Companies and Intellectual Property...

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...

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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March 2, 2020 |

Due diligence under the spotlight

Court Papers filed in the United States reveal that a host of Africa’s former political leaders and their...

February 27, 2020 |

SA companies must complete compliance checklist

The new Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) compliance checklist, which came into effect on 1...

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...

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