The Citywire Adviser newsletter runs comment by FISA on the rescue plan announced by the Master’s Office.
FISA chairperson Dr Eben Nel and FISA councillor Mr Ricky Opperman-Knipe attended a stakeholder meeting with the deputy minister of Justice, Mr John Jeffery.
The acting Chief Master issued a directive dealing with various aspects of deceased estates, including the process to follow to deal with life partnerships.
The office of the Chief Master published a “Frequently Asked Questions” document about the new permanent beneficial ownership register.
A video of the discussion on SABC Unfiltered last night, with Dr Eben Nel and co -panelist Penny Roberts, the Acting Chief Master of the High Court.
Tech4Law ran an article based on the presentation at the FISA Conference by the Master’s Office.
Louis van Vuren takes listeners through the various touch points at which fiduciary practitioners interact with the Master.
Three FISA councillors attended the official launch of the online deceased estate reporting system.
On Parliament’s news portal it is reported that Justice Minister Ronald Lamola presented to the Portfolio Committee, providing a political overview of the 2022/23 annual report for the Department of…
Masters Office online system
The acting Chief Master issued Addendum 2 to Chief Master’s Directive 1 of 2023 extending issuing of QR coded letters of executorship.
The Chief Master issued a directive establishing a Master’s Office in Middelburg.
FISA received a communications from Master’s Offices about a new appointment and new contact details.
FISA received a communication from the Master: Johannesburg about access to files and the pilot project for electronic capturing of estates.
FISA received a new contact list for the relevant departments in the Master’s Office: Cape Town.
The acting Chief Master issued a directive regarding new appointment documents in deceased estates containing a QR code.
FISA representatives participated in testing new Master’s Office systems in Johannesburg this week.
Masters offices turnaround target
The Master’s Office in Cape Town has announced limited access for practitioners from 6 to 17 March 2023.
FISA can confirm that Ms Penny Roberts, Master Pretoria, has been appointed as Acting Chief Master.
Service delivery failures at masters’ offices impact the economy.
The FISA Council decided to appoint a task team to advise it on steps to be taken regarding the consequences of the recent court judgement on Regulation 910.
In hierdie artikel skryf joernalis Marizanne Kok oor spesiale trusts, met verwysing na ‘n saak waarin die hoofmeester gemeen het dat ‘n spesifieke situasie beter gehanteer kan word deur die…
An initiative by Sanlam Trust to help reduce the backlogs at Master’s Offices requires assistance.