Gareth Weston

Subscribe to all posts by Gareth Weston

Government provides tax incentive to avoid those rainy days

National Treasury has published draft Regulations which allow tax free savings products and investments from 1 March 2015. Licensed banks, long-term insurers, managers of registered collective investment schemes, authorised users (stock-brokers), linked investment service providers (LISPs) and the National Government will be able to offer tax free savings and investments to the public and will … Continue reading

Twin Peaks Bill published

On 1 February 2013, the Financial Regulatory Reform Steering Committee published “Implementing a twin peaks model of financial regulation in South Africa” for public comment. This document sets out the proposed reforms to South Africa’s system of financial regulation. It proposes dividing the regulation of the financial sector into two bodies, the Prudential Authority, located … Continue reading