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 and the Masakhane Provident Fund.
We have the unique advantage, as part of Africa’s largest law firm, of being able to harness the expertise of more than 600 practitioners across the continent.
We have well-established capabilities in South African law, English law, French law and OHADA law, which enables us to provide clients with seamless legal advice across the African continent, thereby offering both continental reach and local depth.
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: