Regulatory Insights Breakfast 2024

Your essential start to 2024

Join us, and guest speaker Keith Rayner, as we spotlight the latest updates to the JSE Listings Requirements and pertinent governance regulations, including the proposed changes to the Companies Act.

Empowering directors and company secretaries with the knowledge to steer their company confidently through regulatory changes while networking over breakfast with fellow directors and officers of SA listed companies.

Topics will include:

  • 2024 Quick Reference Guide – Ethan Fenwick, Merchantec Capital
  • JSE Listings Requirements Amendments – Keith Rayner, KAR Presentations
  • Proposed Amendments to the Companies Act – Roxanne Aboud, Acorim
  • Share Buybacks & Appraisal Rights – Monique Martinez, Merchantec Capital
  • Beneficial Ownership – Natasha Davies, Acorim
  • Say on Pay – Nikita Hunter, Acorim

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About the Annual Regulatory Insights Breakfast

The Annual Regulatory Insights Breakfasts, proudly hosted by Merchantec Capital for the past 15 years, invite you to embark on a journey with us as we unravel the intricate world of regulations. We spotlight key updates to the JSE Listings Requirements, the Companies Act, and other pivotal corporate governance matters. Our event is your compass for navigating the ever-evolving regulatory landscape, offering insightful presentations that empower you with the knowledge to steer confidently through compliance challenges.

Stay ahead of the curve and gain a competitive edge in the regulatory realm with expert-guided briefings. A must for directors and officers of JSE listed companies, this event provides pertinent regulatory updates in a concise format, ensuring you are well-informed for the year ahead.

Carefully selected speaker topics annually address the most significant regulatory concerns from the prior year. Join us for this invaluable opportunity to enhance your understanding and readiness for the challenges that lie ahead.


This is one event you won't want to miss

Quick presentations that help me to stay ahead of the curve

Great opportunity to connect with like-minded professionals

Great coffee, quick and to the point – gave me the edge

Love the format of the event, so helpful to navigate the regulations I need to know as a Director of a listed company

Very Informative – Thank-you

About Key Speakers

Keith Rayner

Keith is CEO of KA Rayner Presentations CC, an advisory and presentation corporation specialising in corporate finance and regulatory advice. He is an independent non-executive director of Sibanye Stillwater Limited and of Telkom SA SOC Limited

Monique Martinez

Monique is a Director of Merchantec Capital, is a Registered JSE Approved Sponsor Executive (Equity and Debt) and is the Head of the Sponsor team at Merchantec. Monique, who joined Merchantec in 2003, is an expert with a demonstrated history in advising clients on, inter alia, the interpretation and application of the JSE Listings Requirements, the JSE Debt Listings Requirements and other regulatory frameworks.

Nikita Hunter

Nikita is a director of Merchantec Capital and has been with Acorim since 2009, heading up the corporate governance division and managing over 20 JSE listed clients. She has experience in over 50 Board evaluations, charter alignments, King IV gap analysis, director trainings, benchmarking and corporate governance advisory services, including preparation of Integrated Annual Reports and reviewing of SENS announcements for various companies listed on the JSE. Nikita has presented alongside Mervyn King in providing corporate governance regulatory presentations to the South African market (both in Johannesburg and Cape Town). In addition, Nikita provides ongoing guidance to directors in terms of their duties in regard to the Companies Act and JSE Listings Requirements, where applicable.

Natasha Davies

Natasha is a director of Merchantec Capital and has been with Acorim since 2016, heading up the corporate governance division alongside Nikita. Natasha is an admitted attorney and specialises in corporate governance.  She has extensive knowledge of the Companies Act, King IV and the JSE Listings Requirements. Using this knowledge, Natasha has acted for and advised numerous listed companies, state-owned entities, public sector bodies and multijurisdictional companies in a variety of sectors including financial services, property, retail, technology and resource industries.

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