ANC's Carrim hits back at claims of 'illegal' SAA bailout

2017-10-18 21:10

An opinion obtained from a senior Parliamentary legal adviser does not conclude that Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s R3bn bailout of South African Airways was definitely unlawful, the ANC's Yunus Carrim has argued.

Banks must deal with criticism and negotiate

2017-09-17 06:00

SA’s banks have to address both the fair and unfair criticism levelled at them before the “climate for negotiation” is lost, says Yunus Carrim, chair of Parliament’s standing committee on finance.

Myeni's time at SAA running out as broke airline gets another bailout

2017-07-03 08:04

Standing committee on finance chairperson Yunus Carrim has called for a review of the SAA chairperson position following yet another multi-billion rand bailout.

SARS' Makwakwa on paid leave for 9 months as investigation stalls

2017-06-21 05:00

Jonas Makwakwa, second-in-command at SARS, has been on paid leave for the past nine months amid an investigation into suspicious payments into his bank account.

Moyane in the dark on SARS' Makwakwa probe

2017-05-09 17:59

SARS Commissioner Tom Moyane says there's still no news on how the investigation into suspended official Jonas Makwakwa is progressing.

Mbete slams disruption of parliamentary committee

2017-05-04 11:20

The BLF's disruption of a joint meeting of the portfolio committees on finance and trade and industry is "unacceptable", Speaker of Parliament Baleka Mbete says.

Lungisa Fuzile's departure from Treasury a 'radical blow'

2017-04-06 20:50

The resignation of National Treasury boss Lungisa Fuzile is deeply regrettable, say political parties.

Don't rely too much on personal income tax, warns commission

2017-03-01 06:02

The Financial and Fiscal Commission has cautioned that over the long term, personal income tax hikes could have a detrimental effect on economic growth

FIC Bill: Zuma has one of two choices

2017-02-21 16:06

Parliament has passed amendments to the Financial Intelligence Centre Bill, leaving the president with the choice to either sign it into law or refer it to the Constitutional Court.

Parliament 'obliged' to finalise Fica before holidays - Casac

2016-12-07 07:09

The Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution has pressed Parliament to finalise the Finance Intelligence Bill before the legislature adjourns.


Parliament agrees with unions: pensioners' money can't bail out SOEs

2017-10-18 19:59

Yunus Carrim, the chairperson of Parliament's oversight committee on finance, also questioned why Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba earlier this month ordered an audit of the Public Investment Corporation.

Parliament demands action on illicit financial flows

2017-08-02 05:00

An inter-parliamentary committee will demand answers from criminal prosecuting authorities about progress made in cases of illicit financial flows.

DA, EFF oppose Twin Peaks Bill

2017-06-22 19:55

There is concern that the exclusion of the National Credit Regulator in the amended version of the Twin Peaks Bill will leave consumers vulnerable to unscrupulous lending practices.

We can't divulge details of alleged R70m Gupta VAT refund - SARS

2017-06-20 15:07

SARS says it can't give information on the R70m VAT refund allegedly received by the Gupta family because the Constitution requires it to not disclose matters relating to individuals.

Transformation still a sore spot

2017-05-07 06:10

Standoff during joint hearings highlights undeniable divide in financial sector.

Brawl at parly debate on economic transformation

2017-05-03 14:06

A scuffle broke out between Black First Land First head Andile Mngxitama and Standing Committee on Finance chairperson Yunus Carrim during public hearings on economic transformation.

Hostility, robust debate expected in bank transformation hearings

2017-03-14 06:10

The public hearings on transformation in the financial sector are expected to be robust and hostile, key industry players have said.

SA off the hook over FICA delays - for now

2017-02-27 16:33

SA has been given a breather when the Financial Action Task Force decided not to publicly rebuke the country for failing to sign into law amendments to the Financial Intelligence Centre Act.

Carrim: BBC, PPF don't speak for ANC on FIC Bill

2017-02-01 12:27

The Black Business Council and Progressive Professionals Forum are comrades but not structures of the ruling party, says Yunis Carrim, chair of Parliament’s finance committee.

Carrim to Maynier: Stop pretending to be a valiant hero

2016-11-10 15:32

The ANC’s Yunis Carrim has launched a scathing attack on DA finance spokesperson David Maynier for trying to act as a “valiant hero fighting the forces of darkness”.

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