Marketing & Distribution Board Committee


Chair: David Munro
Deputy Chair: Jaco van Tonder & Jeanette Marais
ASISA point person: Melanie Rossiter-Williams


This committee ensures that reforms affecting distribution models promote consumer access to financial advice and relevant and sustainable distribution. The industry supports meaningful disclosure that works effectively, however, each member needs to retain the right and ability to develop and price its own products.

Key Focus Areas

Retail Distribution Review (RDR)

  • Adviser Categorization
  • Investments

Retail Standard: Effective Annual Cost (EAC)

  • Ongoing refinement

Retirement Fund Standard: EAC for Individual Fund Members

  • Implementation

Default Living Annuity Standard (Under the Default Pension Fund Regulations)

  • Review and comment on the published FSCA draft Conduct Standard

STANDING COMMITTEES AND WORKING GROUPS: 


DISCLOSURE & STANDARDS STANDING COMMITTEE

ASISA point person: Melanie Rossiter-Williams

This committee focuses on ASISA members’ product disclosures and standards to consumers, e.g. the ASISA Retail Effective Annual Cost Disclosure Standard.


DISTRIBUTION AFFAIRS STANDING COMMITTEE

ASISA point person: Melanie Rossiter-Williams

This committee provides a forum for ASISA stakeholders to engage with a broad range of intermediary bodies on industry issues. 


WORKING GROUPS

  • Default Living Annuity Standard Working Group
  • Effective Annual Cost Retirement Fund Working Group
  • Relevant RDR Working Groups

ASISA Nominations Procedure