NIEP is the successor to the Macroeconomic Research Group (MERG) which was set up to formulate post-apartheid economic policies and to contribute to developing and implementing a national industrial strategy. As such, NIEP participated in the writing of the Reconstruction and Development Programme. NIEP’s goal is to serve as a pre-eminent independent South African economic policy and research institutions servicing the democratic movement.Continue reading →
The FSB is an independent institution, established by statute to oversee the South African non-banking financial services industry in the public interest, and fully funded by fees and levies imposed on this industry.
After more than 20 years of regulating the non-banking sector of South Africas financial services industry, the FSB has established itself as a reputable authority in this field, locally and internationally. Over the years, it has contributed to the stability of this industry while meeting its mandate of protecting consumers of financial products and services.
The FSB has developed and maintained a strong, effective presence in the regulatory field, in South Africa and internationally, while working closely with its counterparts elsewhere in Africa to establish solid regulatory frameworks.Continue reading →