Financial Sector Charter

 
The great ownership debate
The great ownership debate
The financial industry is falling foul of the Department of Trade and Industry's BEE codes. This has resulted in a raging debate among members of...
A 'patchy' report card
A 'patchy' report card
The Financial Sector Charter (FSC) -- currently in regulatory limbo -- has been plagued by acrimony over BEE targets, particularly on issues of...
'There is a need to raise financial awareness'
'There is a need to raise financial awareness'
Lerato Mametse, deputy chief executive of the Life Offices' Association (LOA)
'Rural banks needed'
'Rural banks needed'
Jan Mahlangu, retirement funds coordinator for Cosatu, speaks to us about the Financial Sector Charter.
Simpler, better, plaster
Simpler, better, plaster
As part of the Financial Sector Charter requirements, banks have to lend money to homeowners in the low-cost housing market. This used to be a...
Bringing about innovation
Bringing about innovation
The Financial Sector Charter, like the Competition Commissions enquiry into bank charges, has pushed a reluctant industry into thinking out of the...
Will Nedbank go back to market?
Will Nedbank go back to market?
Nedbank is one of the few financial institutions that meets the ownership targets of the Department of Trade and Industry's BEE codes.
Banks 'sabotaging' Financial Sector Charter
Banks 'sabotaging' Financial Sector Charter
Banks are sabotaging the Financial Sector Charter because they cannot get their own way on lower broad-based black economic empowerment (BBBEE)...
Cosatu condemns bank 'boycott'
Cosatu condemns bank 'boycott'
The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) has condemned what it termed "the walkout" by financial institutions from a meeting to gazette...

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