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Financial Matters Amendment Bill With Amendments To The Insolvency Act Published – Financial Market Participants Have Until Just 8 February To Comment
On 1 February 2019, the South African Minister of Finance published the Financial Matters Amendment Bill (the "Bill") containing a long-awaited amendment to section 83 of the Insolvency Act, 1936.
South Africa
13 Feb 2019
Bill Amending The South African Insolvency Act On OTC Derivatives Published For Comment
As we have written in a number of previous articles, National Treasury, together with the Prudential Authority and the Financial Sector Conduct Authority ...
South Africa
20 Sep 2018
Licensing Requirements For OTC Derivatives Providers Published (And Deadline Extended)
The Consultation Report published with the Conduct Standard helpfully clarifies a number of questions that were being asked in the market.
South Africa
24 Aug 2018
Finally Some Clarity On Impending Margin Requirements For OTC Derivatives
The Second Draft Board Notice is a vast improvement on the first draft of the Board Notice in a number of ways.
South Africa
22 Nov 2017
It's Time To Sort Through The "Junk" In Your Debt Documents
Following downgrades by ratings agencies Standard & Poor's and Fitch in April 2017, Moody's cut South Africa's foreign and local-currency ratings to investment grade Baa3 with a negative outlook...
South Africa
23 Jun 2017
King IV: JSE Listings Requirements Update And Implementation Dates Announced
It has also circulated a letter confirming the implementation dates of certain amendments, notwithstanding an effective date of 19 June 2017.
South Africa
25 May 2017
Comprehensive Amendments To The JSE Debt Listings Requirements On The Cards
On 15 December 2016, we published a communication following the release by the JSE Limited (the "JSE") of a new set of proposed JSE Debt Listing Requirements (the "DLRs").
South Africa
31 Jan 2017
Seek Advice Before Signing Up To The ISDA Resolution Stay Jurisdictional Modular Protocol
It is a matter of time before you, as a market participant, are approached by large institutional derivative, securities lending or repo counterparties from the United Kingdom to sign up to the ISDA JMP . . .
South Africa
8 Dec 2016
Stock Exchange Of Mauritius Launches New Indices
Operators of the global business industry welcome this initiative, which will, as stated by the SEM, "consolidate the synergistic link between the global business sector and the SEM".
20 Sep 2016
Third Draft Financial Markets Act Regulations Released
The Third Draft Regulations were accompanied by a number of draft notices relating to OTC derivatives providers and trade repositories.
South Africa
10 Aug 2016
Proposed Amendments To The JSE Derivatives Rules
On 22 April 2016, the Financial Services Board ("FSB") released a set of proposed amendments to the Johannesburg Stock Exchange ("JSE") Derivatives Rules in Board Notice 49 of 2016.
South Africa
12 May 2016
Amendments To The JSE Debt Listings Requirements
On 8 July 2015, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange published the latest amendments to the JSE Debt Listings Requirements.
South Africa
28 Jul 2015
OTC Derivative Participants: Take Note!
On 5 June 2015 Treasury released the second draft of the regulations relating to OTC derivatives under the Financial Markets Act, 2012.
South Africa
23 Jul 2015
When Can A Decision By The JSE Be Overturned?
In the decision of Absa Bank Ltd v Ukwanda Leisure Holdings (Pty) Ltd 2014 (1) SA 550 (GSJ), the South Gauteng High Court (as it then was) was tasked with deciding a few issues.
South Africa
17 Mar 2015
The Draft Regulations For Over-The-Counter (OTC) Derivatives: What Are They And Why Should You Care?
The draft regulations for OTC derivatives have been released, which means that change is in the air.
South Africa
30 Jul 2014
Financial Markets Bill Will Have Signficant Impact
The Financial Markets Bill, which was tabled by the National Treasury to Parliament on 4 April 2012, will have significant effects South Africa’s financial markets
South Africa
15 Aug 2012
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