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Jannie Rossouw

Jannie Rossouw

Professor Jannie Rossouw was appointed as Head of the School of Economic and Business Sciences (SEBS) in February 2014 at Wits University. Previously he worked at the SA Reserve Bank and the University of South Africa.
    Explainer: Lessons from the collapse of VBS
    Explainer: Lessons from the collapse of VBS
    The South African Reserve Bank placed VBS, a small mutual bank, under curatorship in March this year against a backdrop of a serious liquidity...
    Steinhoff's board behaved badly. Why it needs to be held to account
    Steinhoff's board behaved badly. Why it needs to be held to account
    It’s becoming clearer by the day that the rot that caused the corporate scandal at furniture...
    Connecting the dots between the hike in South Africa’s VAT and inflation
    Connecting the dots between the hike in South Africa’s VAT and inflation
    South Africa is bracing itself for the first
    What happens when a bank is put into curatorship
    What happens when a bank is put into curatorship
    The South African Reserve Bank has placed a small bank – VBS Mutual Bank – under
    Shaking up Eskom matters for South Africa's economy
    Shaking up Eskom matters for South Africa's economy
    South Africa’s power utility Eskom has seen a remarkable leadership shake up in the past few days. Almost the entire board has been replaced with...
    Steinhoff scandal points to major gaps in stopping unethical corporate behaviour
    Steinhoff scandal points to major gaps in stopping unethical corporate behaviour
    A corporate scandal unfolding around one of the largest businesses coming out of South Africa, Steinhoff, has...
    What's at stake in Malusi Gigaba's first budget
    What's at stake in Malusi Gigaba's first budget
    There’s a great deal hanging on South Africa’s 2017 medium term budget policy statement. Three factors are at play:...
    KPMG must disclose all Gupta dealings if it wants to redeem itself
    KPMG must disclose all Gupta dealings if it wants to redeem itself
    As far as corporate accountability goes, the recent announcement that the chief executive and seven senior executives at auditing and consultancy...
    What KPMG’s Gupta imbroglio says about corruption in SA
    What KPMG’s Gupta imbroglio says about corruption in SA
    As far as corporate accountability goes, the recent announcement that the CEO and seven senior executives at auditing and consultancy firm KMPG in...
    Reserve Bank case exposes incompetence of the public protector
    Reserve Bank case exposes incompetence of the public protector
    The South African Reserve Bank has won a critical court battle. The Pretoria High...
    SA's in a recession. Here's what that means
    SA's in a recession. Here's what that means
    South Africa has been rocked by news that it has slipped into a recession after its gross domestic product (GDP) declined 0.7%...
    South Africa is on a cliff edge – just as it was in 1985
    South Africa is on a cliff edge – just as it was in 1985
    Current developments in South Africa are reminiscent of events in 1985. In that year South Africa experienced high costs from currency depreciation and adverse political developments. At the time the country faced increasing international sanctions and isolation, while the exchange...