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Money Laundering Compliance for Africa?

Africa has earned an unfair reputation of being a haven for money laundering and terror financing activity. There’s good reason for this. Africa has...

Prescription – can you waive your rights?

Prescription in South Africa is regulated by the Prescription Act No. 68 of 1968, as amended. Prescription refers to the role that the passage...

Retail Beacons Merge Mobile to Store

You know what shoppers are doing online – but do you know what they are doing in-store? Consumers are increasingly using digital technology to assist...

FICA amended – Needs implementation

With South Africa already on precarious ground as a result of its alleged ‘state capture’, not least also the effects of South Africa being...

Decolonising Knowledge for Africa’s Renewal

South African higher education students have for the years 2015 and 2016 stood up to demand not only a free education but a decolonised,...

PoPI – Impact on Risk and Compliancy

The Protection of Personal Information (PoPI) Act has been a topic of interest for some time and businesses and the general public alike pondered when it would be in effect, how long it would take to be relevant and who would oversee the process as Information Regulator. The appointment of Pansy Tlakula as South Africa’s Information Regulator in December 2016, however, means that the time for discussion is over and the time for action has come.

Rule on mandatory audit firm rotation announced

In compliance with section 10(1)(a) of the Auditing Profession Act, 26 of 2005, the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA) has announced and published the rule on Mandatory Audit Firm Rotation (MAFR) for auditors of all public interest entities, as defined in section 290.25 to 290.26 of the amended IRBA Code of Professional Conduct for Registered Auditors.

Technology-led or soon-to-be-dead?

The future of business is in the cloud. That is the message from global analysts as the latest IT sales figures show a marked shift away from hardware. The shift to cloud services and other Digital Business solutions has slashed Gartner's global IT spending growth forecasts by half: a cut of $67bn for this year alone, with data centre growth predicted at a modest 0.3% in 2017.

Molefe vs Gordhan

The [fake] case of state protection failing employment justice? Given how I have spent the last twenty or so years of my career, I tend at second blush when evaluating individuals in their careers to view them through an employment relations lens (and with those higher profile employees a bit of governance oversight thrown in).

Leadership – the importance of being present

We see leaders all around us: we see them in businesses, parliament, communities, and even in social settings. We see them amongst the rich and the poor, men and women, young and old. Consider a group of small children playing for example: one always tends to take the lead while the others follow. But if we see so many leaders, why do we find so little leadership?
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