On 27 August 2019, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni released an economic (Strategy Report)(Strategy Report) prepared by National Treasury (Treasury) which detailed the structural reforms that could assist in reversing the downward trend in South Africa’s growth potential and competitiveness.
The financial services industry generates huge volumes of data and storing it safely and correctly has always been an essential element of business. Data, however, is typically stored in old mainframe systems, which while robust and capable, become problematic when new age analysis is required, as it can be difficult and time consuming to run a data query on older systems.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) continues to shape our conversations and considerations around how we might need to adapt, or what skills will be needed to sustain the workplace of the future. The 4IR brings with it fast-paced change and a digital shift unlike any other.
Instruments & Investments
The rise of new technologies and fintech has made investing simpler, more transparent and cheaper than ever before, leading many to adopt a DIY-approach to their finances. So, in a world where investing is as easy as ordering take-out, what are the dangers of self-managing your investments, and why should you consider seeking professional financial advice?
The operational phase of the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement (AfCFTA) was officially launched at the African Union (AU) summit in Niger in early July.
The Board of the International Organization of Securities Commissions is requesting feedback on a proposed recommendation that trading venues and their participants synchronise the clocks they use for timestamping a reportable event with coordinated universal time (UTC).
Recent changes to Section 2B of the Wills Act may bring some short-term relief in the already stressful time during divorce or death. Do you understand how the change may impact you?