The ins and outs of Collective Investment Undertakings

Sharing advice: White
Sharing advice: White

In this Q and A, Mmegi Staff Writer, MBONGENI MGUNI, speaks to the Non-Bank Financial Institutions Regulatory Authority (NBFIRA) Capital Markets director, JULIANA WHITE on Collective Investment Undertakings (CIUs), the investments increasingly popular with retail investors

Mmegi: May you provide a brief overview of Collective Investment Undertakings (CIUs) Act and its purpose?

White: The CIU Act dates back to an old piece of legislation that was promulgated in the early 1990s and subsequently repealed in 2012. However, it took a long time for it to be reconstituted and the new Act commenced last year in February. It was a replacement of the old Act which modernises the legislation.

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