ENSafrica has a substantial retirement funds practice which spans multiple areas of retirement fund specialisations. These include transactional, regulatory, dispute resolution, employment law and employee benefits, tax, exchange control and forensics.
Our specialist retirement funds team provides commercially-minded, outcomes-driven services in the rapidly evolving South African and international retirement fund landscape to both private and public sector retirement funds, employers, trustees and service providers.
We have acted for many of the major South African retirement funds, including the Mines 1970 Unclaimed Benefits Preservation Pension Fund and the Mines 1970 Unclaimed Benefits Preservation Provident Fund, the National Tertiary Retirement Fund, the Telkom Retirement Fund, the Engineering Industries Pension Fund and the Metal Industries Provident Fund, the Exxaro Pension Fund, the ArcelorMittal South Africa Pension Fund, and the Transnet Retirement Fund.
We have also acted for employers of major South African retirement funds, such as the Amplats Group Provident Fund, the Masakhane Provident Fund, the Alexander Forbes Retirement Fund and the Old Mutual SuperFund Pension Fund.
As Africa’s largest law firm, we have the unique advantage of being able to partner with more than 600 of our colleagues across the continent, with specialist expertise in all commercial areas of law, tax, forensics and IP. We are therefore able to assist you quickly and seamlessly with all aspects of your matter, regardless of your business sectors and jurisdictions.
We have well-established capabilities in South African law, English law, French law and OHADA law. We frequently assist local retirement funds in negotiating and implementing investment arrangements in offshore jurisdictions and we assist service providers in structuring and implementing investment arrangements that comply with various regulatory regimes on the African continent.
We provide advice on the full spectrum of retirement funds matters, including: