Modern compliance officers have available to them more information than ever before. Every day, countless articles, lists, reports, and documents are published worldwide.

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Thoughts from the Frontier

In the complex landscape of modern business, where legal frameworks and ethical considerations are interconnected and increasingly important, the role of compliance is integral in sustaining the integrity – and reputation – of organisations.


There are many questions regarding the intersection between the Financial Intelligence Centre Act (FICA) and the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA). These two Acts may seem contradictory at first, however, upon closer examination, both have comprehensive mechanisms in place to safeguard personal information.


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GACP and Regulatory Updates

The GACP is regularly reviewed to ensure that it remains relevant considering any changes in the compliance environment and practices, both locally and internationally. The current GACP was released at the end of 2018. We are pleased to announce that the latest review and revision of the GACP will be launched at the Annual Compliance Awards and Graduation Ceremony on 2 December 2022. For more ...

Thoughts from the Frontier

Denzel Washington said “Show me a successful individual and I’ll show you someone who had real positive influences in his or her life. I don’t care what you do for a living, if you do it well, I’m sure there was someone cheering you on or showing the way. A mentor.”

Thoughts from the Frontier

Blockchain is a system in which a trail of transactions made in Bitcoin or another cryptocurrency are maintained across multiple computers that are linked in a peer-to-peer (P2P) network. It provides a channel to obtain evidence of transactions. Blockchain and other distributed ledger technologies are likely to radically change the financial eco-system as virtual assets become widely available and ...

Thoughts from the Frontier

In the new digital economy, companies are having to evolve and re-invent themselves in order to remain competitive. This has fundamental implications for a company’s products, underlying product delivery capability, and their organizational structure. This in turn has fundamental implications for the skill set of the future compliance officer.

Thoughts from the Frontier

When it comes to understanding the South African retirement system, the first thing members of retirements schemes would acknowledge is the complexity of it all, especially the numerous rules and penalties that apply to early withdrawals. The rules and penalties were implemented with good intentions and were aimed at nudging members to retire with an adequate amount of savings. However, statistics ...