Are You an Investment Consultant? UK Antitrust Watchdog Is Coming After You?

    Are You an Investment Consultant? UK Antitrust Watchdog Is Coming After You?   The Financial Times (London) reports that the the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has handed a probe into the investment consultancy industry, whose biggest companies collectively oversee £1.6 trillion of assets, to its fellow regulator, the Competition Market Authority (CMA). This…

The Skills That Will Define the Fintech Leaders of Tomorrow

  FINTECH The Skills That Will Define the Fintech Leaders of Tomorrow Reuters  25 Sep 2017 by David Craig The launch of a fintech peer-to-peer learning platform offers a new model for finance professionals to keep up with the accelerating pace of change. Imagine having to know about everything to be successful in today’s world. New knowledge…

  Africa’s data revolution: Accelerating development through data-driven decision-making   5TH OCTOBER 2017 BY: IN ON AFRICA IOA It is essential that Africa’s data revolution be viewed as the joint responsibility of governments, international agencies, civil society and the private sector. Good quality data enables forward thinking and informed decision-making – both of which are critical in…

Global Audit and Consultancy Firms and Trust Deficit: The Bell Pottinger, McKinsey, KPMG Debacle and the Gupta Scandal in South Africa

BREAKING NEWS: KPMG CEO in SA resigns following Gupta scandal The audit firm has issued a major mea culpa on the Gordhan ‘rogue unit’ report 15 SEPTEMBER 2017 – 11:31 XOLISA PHILLIP Picture: REUTERS/MIKE BLAKE In a major mea culpa, KPMG SA has instituted a wide-ranging board clean-up that has claimed the scalps of CEO Trevor…