Edition: February/April 2018
Editorials

FIRST WORD

Getting serious on trustee and consumer financial education is the serious institutional money, and measurement, to support it. Now the initiative is mandatory.
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FINANCIAL SECTOR CODE

In the best sense of the term, ‘radical economic transformation’ acquires real and positive meaning. A profound vision translates to practical action. Mainly the SA banks and life offices will lead it. They’re committed.
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ANNUAL FINANCIALS

Far too many pension funds are lethargic in submitting their returns. A toughened approach from the Financial Services
Board is indicated.
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CURRENTS

Better disclosure from PIC on unlisted investments but not on external managers; Pension Funds Adjudicator wants “remedial action” from FSB on a fund and its administrator; Tax delays on fund transfers; Court insists on “independent” liquidators for Cadac fund; Default regulations are an advance but one size doesn’t fit all; Need to relook Regulation 28.
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COVER STORY

Trustees, perhaps more than many, had better come to terms
with Blockchain. What it means, how it works at present and
how it will work in future. An industry leader explains this vital disruption that modern technology has introduced.
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PROFILE

Why the international honour on Asisa chief executive Leon
Campher is well deserved.
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UNCLAIMED BENEFITS

Issues before the Constitutional Court as final arbiter in the litigation between Rosemary Hunter and the Financial Services Board.
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TRUSTEESHIPS

Cosatu benefits coordinator Jan Mahlangu gets key appointments notwithstanding unanswered questions.
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INSIDER TRADING

Steinhoff is the latest controversy for the JSE’s Market Regulation Division and FSB’s Directorate of Market Abuse to explore.
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CORPORATE ETHICS

Strange goings-on at Multichoice with possible implications for parent Naspers in which many pension funds are heavily invested.
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PRESCRIPTION

Given the financing problems at the fiscus, the ogre of‘prescribed assets’ for retirement funds again raises its ugly head.
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SAA AIRWAYS

An activist approach from lenders pays off. There are glaring lessons.
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ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

Views from one asset manager . . .
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TECHNOLOGY DISRUPTION

. . . and from another.
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GRAVY

Italian wisdom for SA.
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