Risk Alert

Risk Alert | The Jacob Zuma factor

Risk Alert | The Jacob Zuma factor

5 July 2021 - In this week's exclusive client Risk Alert, Frans Cronje, Bheki Mahlobo and Simpe Jonas discuss the ongoing uncertainty around former President Jacob Zuma’s arrest.
Risk Alert | The Delta variant and harsher lockdowns for SA

Risk Alert | The Delta variant and harsher lockdowns for SA

28 June 2021 - In this week's exclusive client Risk Alert, Frans Cronje and Bheki Mahlobo discuss the new Lockdown restrictions announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa last night.
Risk Alert | Two swallows do not a summer make

Risk Alert | Two swallows do not a summer make

In this week's exclusive client Risk Alert, Frans Cronje and Bheki Mahlobo discuss the significance of last week’s majority sale of South African Airways to a private buyer, as well as government’s lifting of the cap on private electricity generation to 100MW.
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Do these developments herald a broader shift in the direction of policy towards reform, they ask?

Cronje and Mahlobo also flag the risk of global tax floors to the competitiveness of Western economies.

Risk Alert | The ANC’s attack on foreign businesses

Risk Alert | The ANC’s attack on foreign businesses

In this week's exclusive client Risk Alert, Frans Cronje and Bheki Mahlobo discuss the significance of moves aimed at restricting foreign-owned business activity in South Africa, including Netflix and Burger King.
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Cronje and Mahlobo also dissect the supposed ‘spat’ between the ANC and the EFF over Expropriation Without Compensation.

Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize is in trouble, with rumours of his imminent resignation. Should he depart from the Cabinet, what will be the implications of his exit, they ask?