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Masthead provides risk management services to financial services providers both locally and abroad.

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LATEST ARTICLES

Why should you pay to opt out of SMSes?

Posted on 13 October 2016

Not a month goes by when I don’t receive an SMS from a financial services provider (FSP) marketing its products to me. All of these messages give one the option of SMSing the word “STOP” or “NO” to opt out of receiving more messages. But who pays for that SMS? Often, it’s you and I. …

Investor’s Notebook: Let’s talk about financial advisers

Posted on 2 February 2016

We can see what we pay our doctors or lawyers. But until now few people have known what they pay their financial intermediaries. In a sense they have never been paid for drawing up a financial plan; they are paid for selling a product. It is no accident that if the right plan for you …

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NOTICE BOARD

Feedback Regarding Proposed Exemptions of Certain Financial Services Providers and Representatives from Specific Sections of Regulation

Posted on 18 October 2016

In September 2016, Masthead sent feedback to the Financial Services Board (FSB) regarding its proposed exemptions of certain financial services providers and representatives from: Sections 13(1)(c) and 19(3) of the FAIS Act, Section 9(3) of ...

Feedback on Advisor Product Competency and Continuing Professional Development Requirements for Advisors

Posted on 18 October 2016

In light of the Financial Service Board’s (FSB) review of the Advisor Product Competency and Continuing Professional Development (CPD), Masthead responded to the FSB on its proposed CPD model. Here is summary of our feedback submitted to the ...

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MASTHEAD VIEWS

Are advisors and consumers ready for RDR?

Posted on 17 February 2016

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TESTIMONIALS

MASTHEAD IS

A national supplier of risk management services to independent financial advisors and other licenced financial service providers (FSPs). Established in 2004, we help our clients overcome their risk management challenges so they can grow and thrive in an increasingly regulated industry. Providing professional guidance and practical support, our team of specialists is passionately committed to delivering tangible solutions.

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CONTACT US

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+27 21 686 3588

E-mail:

 info@masthead.co.za