Editorials

FIRST WORD

These days, a decade is a long time in magazine publishing. Some thoughts and thanks on the occasion of our tenth birthday. Read more


COMPANY BOARDS

Retirement funds are expected to play a more active role in ‘transformation’. Played right, the consequences can be beneficial. Read more


SHAREHOLDER ACTIVISM

A question-and-answer with ANC Gauteng chair Paul Mashatile. He spells out the thinking on workers using their influence to nominate and elect directors of JSE-listed companies. Read more


CURRENTS

Adjudicator’s annoyance at determinations being ignored; Dave McCarthy becomes a prof; RDR costs indicator from UK; Capitalism’s “unlikely hero”; Holding operation at CRISA; Impact investing in its infancy; SCA lambasts Cape judgment on J Arthur Brown; Widening gap between share prices and economic growth cannot be sustained. Read more


COVER STORY

The Government Employees Pension Fund must come clean on why it fired principal executive officer John Oliphant. Continued silence undermines its purported adherence to transparency and does its reputation no good, especially given its expectations of others. Read more


PUBLIC INVESTMENT CORPORATION

Ditto the PIC. An explanation for having invested R500m of pensionersí money in the troubled group of a troubled industry isnít forthcoming. Read more


SAVINGS

The abundance of choice can be confusing and counter-productive. Read more


INVESTMENT CHARGES

A look at ‘smart beta’. Retirement funds can benefit from sharper competition on fees. Read more


RETAIL DISTRIBUTION REVIEW 1

Can a client claim back fees for advice not received? A UK ruling provides the answer with potentially wide ramifications if applied similarly in SA. Read more


RETAIL DISTRIBUTION REVIEW 2

Although RDR focuses on the retail market, there are important posers for retirement funds too. Read more


RETAIL DISTRIBUTION REVIEW 3

Should an “advice gap” open for the middle-income market, fund members will become more reliant on their trustees for retirement advice. Read more


LETTERS

When umbrella funds should have mancos; Why trustee boards should keep proper minutes. Read more


GRAVY

BEE perversity from Mineral Resources. Read more


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