Government, parliamentary and legislative information on financial matters, including National Treasury and SARS.
Standing Committee on Finance
The standing committee on finance has called for comment on the Draft Rates and Monetary Amounts and Amendment of Revenue Laws Bill.
The draft bill provides for the Special Voluntary Disclosure Programme (SVDP) in respect of offshore assets and income.
National treasury confirmed during a briefing on the Financial Sector Regulation Bill that prudential and conduct standards will have the status of subordinate legislation.
During public hearings, stakeholders had raised concerns about the process for making standards and their status.
Financial Services Board
Proposed amendments to the JSE interest rate and currency derivative rules have been published in Government Gazette 40203 for comment.
The draft amendments were drawn up in terms of the Financial Markets Act.