The Financial Intelligence Centre (the Centre) was established in the Republic of South Africa under the FIC Act No. 38 of 2001, in February 2002. The Centre started receiving reports on suspicious and unusual transactions on 3 February 2003. The FIC Act also sets up a regulatory anti-money laundering ... More Details »
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The FSCA is the market conduct regulator of financial institutions, that provide financial products and financial services, financial institutions that are licensed in terms of a financial sector law, including banks, insurers, retirement funds and administrators, and market infrastructures ... More Details »
The National Credit Regular was established under the National Credit Act 34 of 2005 (the Act) and is responsible for regulation of the South African credit industry. It is tasked with education, research, policy development, registration of industry participants, investigation of complaints and ensuring ... More Details »
The South African Council for Valuers was established on 1 January 1983 by section 2 of the Valuers’ Act, 1982 (Act No. 23 of 1982). On 31 August 2001, the Council was replaced by the SA Council for the Property Valuers Profession established by section 2 of The Property Valuers Profession Act, 2000 ... More Details »
The Twin Peaks model for financial sector regulation was proposed as a means to reform the regulatory and supervisory system in so far as it related to financial institutions. In June 2011, Cabinet approved the move towards the model which resulted in the drafting of the Financial ... More Details »
The assumptions underlying MPT are that: i) investors base their investment decisions purely upon the mean, variance and covariances of the available portfolios over a single time period ii) investors prefer more to less – i. e. non-satiation iii) investors are risk averse – i. e. an incremental decrease in wealth is valued more highly than an incremental increase in wealth iv) individual assets are infinitely divisible and so can be held in ...