NSSS Debate on Opting Out - Watch the live broadcast on SABC Wed 11 June 2008

10 June 2008 Sanlam Employee Benefits

Sanlam Employee Benefits will be hosting the largest and most anticipated event in South Africa's retirement fund industry on June 18 in Johannesburg, followed by other symposia in Cape Town (27 June), Bloemfontein (14 July), Durban (18 July) and PE (21 July).

Prior to this, and as part of the Sanlam Employee Benefit's ongoing efforts to drive debate and discussion among the stakeholders looking at implementing the proposed National Social Security Scheme (NSSS), Sanlam Employee Benefits will be sponsoring a series of interviews with high-profile members of government, industry and labour to hear various views on the issue of opting out of NSSS.

Look out for two upcoming television broadcasts:

11 June - SABC3 TV News (between 1 and 2pm)
A live panel discussion with Joanna Legutko (Retirement Industry Association and the Actuarial Society of South Africa's Task Force on Retirement Reform), Selwyn Jehoma (Director for Social Insurance - National Department of Social Development) and Jan Mahlangu (Retirement Funds Coordinator for COSATU).

18 June - CNBC Africa on DSTV channel 410 (8-9pm)
Hosted by Leigh Roberts, a one-hour debate, featuring Andrew Donaldson (Department of the Treasury), Fagmeedah Petersen (Independent Consulting Actuary) and Johan Potgieter (CEO of Coris Capital).

In addition, SUMMIT TV (DStv Channel 412) will feature the annual Sanlam Employee Benefits Symposium, including interviews with the keynote speaker David McCarthy, during a two-part broadcast on:

  • Tuesday, 1 July (8 - 10am and 4-5pm) - Part 1
  • Wednesday, 2 July (8 - 10am and 4-5pm) - Part 2

For more information about the 2008 Sanlam Employee Benefits Symposium, please click here

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