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News from the CGF Desk

HONORARY PATRONSHIP: PROFESSOR MICHAEL KATZ ADDS WORLDCLASS LEADERSHIP TO CGF (2017-05-10)

It is reported that Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) -- being one of the people who drafted the Declaration of Independence, including the Constitution of the United States of America -- once said; “If you want something done, give it to a busy person.” Indeed, this axiom is entirely fitting in respect of South Africa’s very own Professor Michael Mervyn Katz.  Professor Katz is renowned for his illustrious career which spans a period of almost 50 years, where he specialises in corporate and commercial law.

ENNERDALE CAPTURES THE HEART OF BRITONS (2017-05-05)

Article by Terrance M. Booysen

Ever since the abolishment of South Africa’s inhumane ‘apartheid’ system of racial segregation which ended in 1994, the effects of its almost irreversible social destruction are evident on a daily basis.  No matter how a person wishes to describe the country’s young democracy, South Africa remains a land of stark differences.

RIFLE-SHOT PERFORMANCE HOLDINGS: SIX SOLID YEARS OF PATRONSHIP WITH CGF (2017-04-18)

As its longest serving Corporate Patron, Rifle-Shot Performance Holdings (Pty) Ltd (‘Rifle-Shot’) has supported CGF Research Institute (Pty) Ltd (‘CGF’) since 2011.  The business relationship has grown steadily through the years, and both companies have enjoyed the benefits of exchanging business ideas and enhancing their respective brands and market offerings.

CGF SIGNIFICANTLY BOOSTED WITH NEW PARTNER (2017-03-20)

CGF Research Institute (Pty) Ltd (‘the Company’ or ‘CGF’) is pleased to announce that Palmer Business Concepts (Pty) Ltd (‘PBC’) has bought forty percent (40%) of the shares of the Company.   Furthermore, the Company has appointed Ms. Jené Palmer, owner of PBC, as its Chief Financial Officer with effect from 01 March 2017.

CGF’s CONSULTING TEAM GETS EXTRA BOOST WITH ROBERT DAVIES APPOINTMENT (2016-10-28)

We are pleased to welcome Robert Davies to our elite team of Lead Independent Consultants. Robert has a wealth of experience in corporate law, banking, finance law and financial services regulation where he has been involved in some of the largest banking and finance transactions undertaken in South Africa to date.

DESPONDENTLY POOR WITH BLEAK FUTURE (2016-06-01)

Article by Terrance M. Booysen

As is the case with so many developing countries across the world, poverty is a matter which is discussed as a growing crisis by heads of state, business leaders and civic groups; but the trends of poverty continue to rise.

IGNORANCE OF THE LAW IS NO EXCUSE – MAKE SURE YOU KNOW WHAT IS REQUIRED (2016-05-26)

Article by CGF

Experience shows that it is often not the complex legal issues that companies stumble over.  In most cases, the complex legal issues tend to receive a lot more focus within a company and they are usually dealt with by teams of lawyers and accountants.

NEW APPOINTMENT: VANESSA MARQUES ADDS NEW DIMENSION TO COMPANY SECRETARIAL SERVICES (2016-04-28)

We are excited to welcome Vanessa Marques as the latest member to join CGF’s team of Lead Independent Consultants.

A PARTNERSHIP THAT WORKS (2016-03-15)

By Terrance M. Booysen

Just over three years ago, CGF and Aon South Africa (‘Aon’) signed an affinity marketing agreement with the intention of leveraging their respective expertise, skills, products and services to their clients.  At the outset, CGF and Aon were very mindful of not overlapping each other in the market, as well as being fully cognisant of their respective duties of protecting their client’s rights of privacy, amongst similar issues.

‘SIMPLE IS THE NEW SEXY’ - MANTRA OF CGF NEW APPOINTMENT: COLETTE CRICHTON (2016-02-29)

We welcome Colette Crichton as a new member of the CGF team of Lead Independent Consultants.