FANews
FANews
Current Poll

The first phase of RDR is upon us. Is your practice ready to move from commissions based to fees based?

Results
Yes. Its good practice, my clients deserve the best advice at an appropriate price. (25%)
#
No. I don’t think any practice will be 100% ready to become fee based. (75%)
#
Other Polls

There has been a lot of debate as to whether Twin Peaks will actually benefit the financial services industry. What do you think:

Ran from 28 Aug 2017 to 15 Sep 2017

Technology has made a major impact on the industry. Disruption apart, can technology provide an answer to the cost containment conundrum that the industry faces?

Ran from 14 Aug 2017 to 27 Aug 2017

The FSB is thinking of scrapping Level II Regulatory Exam (which would have tested product knowledge) in favour of an approach that forces insurers to train staff and monitor their actions. Do you agree with this approach?

Ran from 10 Jul 2017 to 13 Aug 2017

ASISA stats show that South Africa’s uninsured gap is R28 trillion. Will we be able to eradicate this in our lifetime?

Ran from 26 Jun 2017 to 10 Jul 2017

Discovery CEO Adrian Gore says that Human beings are miscoded (unsuited) for financial planning. Do you agree?

Ran from 07 Jun 2017 to 24 Jun 2017

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has said that the NHI will bring about change in the industry which will see medical schemes a slim picture of their former selves. Do you think this is the right approach to be taken?

Ran from 23 May 2017 to 06 Jun 2017

The technology around genomics and precision medicine is advancing rapidly, and genetic testing is becoming more common. Will this benefit your clients?

Ran from 09 May 2017 to 22 May 2017

It is believed that it will cost R1.38 bn a year over the next 10 years to fix Johannesburgs roads. Do you think there is room for partnerships with the insurance industry to assist in this as the industry would benefit from fewer claims?

Ran from 24 Apr 2017 to 08 May 2017

The recent S&P downgrade of South Africa to junk status refers. How long do you think it will take us to get out of it

Ran from 06 Apr 2017 to 23 Apr 2017

Swiss RE reports that insured losses due to natural catastrophe events in 2016 was $54 billion, up 42% from 2015. Does this mean we are in for a cycle of hard rates?

Ran from 30 Mar 2017 to 05 Apr 2017
1
2 3 4 5 6 > >|
AE fanews magazine
FAnews August 2017 EditionGet the latest issue of FAnews

This month's headlines

The art of storytelling
Bespoke cover: a new visit to the tailor
Distribution of assets on the death of a member
Climate change demands revised thinking
Paint risk based masterpieces
The uptown funk of smart payslips
Subscribe now