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Paul Janisch
Johannesburg South Africa
BEE compliance consultancy specialising in B-BBEE scorecard maximisation
Interests: The survival of all businesses in South Africa. Black Economic Empowerment; doing business with the SA government; multinationals in South Africa; Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) - both as a transaction advisor and advisor to bidding consortia. Regulatory requirements for licensing purposes.
Recent Activity
First Paul writes These emails are very appreciated. I sense that a largish court case could make its way in her direction soon. They are going to have to something about these codes – another verification agency told me that... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Paul Janisch
The Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) Commission is investigating a number of companies and entities for allegedly violating the BBBEE Act. Major names among those under investigation include Netcare, Nokia, MTN, Eskom and the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa).... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2017 at Paul Janisch
“The question is, how could he agree to something that is clearly so bad for the economy? It was at the very least deeply reckless. This means he basically helped to craft this lunacy Charter.” via Why are surprised... Continue reading
Reblogged Aug 14, 2017 at Paul Janisch
As an aside - this piece of virtual media has had 19 hits today. 19 hits - that's what I normally get in a good month. This post has been drafted in my mind over the last week. The success... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2017 at Paul Janisch
A persistent question arises from the chamber’s affidavit: why did it not at the time contest the second iteration of the charter implemented in 2010 when it contends so strongly in the affidavit how unhappy it was with some of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2017 at Paul Janisch
The link has been repaired. If you want it you can find it here. The downcount is decreasing. Take it away Zlad Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2017 at Paul Janisch
When certain things upset me I phone the whole world and look for company. I found it in the area of Cape Town. The conversation went like Him - "so it's 51% black ownership using the flow-through principle?". Me -... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2017 at Paul Janisch
They say that those in power eventually revert to the ways of their former opponents or oppressors. It was Pete Townsend who carved those immortal lines "meet the new boss, just like the old boss" into rock history in 1971.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2017 at Paul Janisch
What is it about Namibia and Namibians? They are so different to us. They just want to get on with their lives and business and are willing to talk to each other in a constructive way to do this. I... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2017 at Paul Janisch
It would be a mistake to react to the recession by focusing only on the growth of established business and letting economic transformation fall by the wayside, said Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba on Thursday. Addressing the media to chart the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2017 at Paul Janisch
There are two personages that should not be spared today's vitriol. awdoz is the bee commissioner - great name when spelled backwards. wabenzi-gupta boy's name spelled backwards is enawz. awdoz and enawz are attempting to rule by decree. Let's start... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2017 at Paul Janisch
wabenzi is determined to push his new mining charter through. Even that doos zuma told a public that openly detests him yesterday, that it is coming. The problem is that the mining houses have not agreed to it Mining companies... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2017 at Paul Janisch
There is a ridiculously famous and competent consultant out there. We mere mortals aspire to be as good as he and his high quality company are. Here is a man (not a tall man - but gargantuan in competence) who... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2017 at Paul Janisch
Let’s say that the acceptable time to run 100 metres is 15 seconds. This is the entry level if you want to compete. The world has now become obsessed with 15 seconds and not paying attention to the distance associated... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2017 at Paul Janisch
You have to give it to the gung-ho BEE commissioner, she really is gung-ho. And before you take exception to the title it’s a pun on Zodwa Ntuli’s name. To a certain extent, she is a breath of fresh air... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2017 at Paul Janisch
Can anyone recommend a company that can help with sorting out equity equivalents? Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2017 at Paul Janisch
The person who thought of this scheme is cleverer than me, I think I need to apply for apprenticeship in her office (if it is in fact a her). This structure was explained to me about a year and a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2017 at Paul Janisch
It's the 31st of March 2017. zuma has fired Pravin and we wait and see what happens now. zuma's radical economic transformation policy has exactly nothing to do with empowerment. It's about gupta crony capitalism. Why then should you concern... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2017 at Paul Janisch
It seems as though it'll be more of the same as last year, only worse when you throw trump into the equation. What a perfect pair zuma and trump (henceforth lower case- altwee) are, if you combine them you have... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2017 at Paul Janisch
It is vital that you write down what your children say before you forget it. When it comes to looking back at the last year so much has happened that if I didn't start writing this post a few months... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2016 at Paul Janisch
While the financial markets may be in for a tough time, possibly a prolonged tough time, there is no correlation between startup success and strong financial markets. And those investors who understand that will act accordingly and be rewarded over... Continue reading
Reblogged Nov 9, 2016 at Paul Janisch
How wrong I was. I was convinced that with the ANC being in such a state that Bolshie Bob would have bigger fish to fry (if the inept fisheries department allowed Bolshie to actually catch a fish) than a mere... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2016 at Paul Janisch
LIVE: Get the full State of Capture report here 2016-11-02 13:51 President Jacob Zuma has said he will study the Public Protector's "state capture" report before deciding on his next step. The Public Protector has been ordered to release the... Continue reading
Reblogged Nov 2, 2016 at Paul Janisch
Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment Act: Codes of good practice: Construction sector: Amendment: Comments invited Files: AttachmentSize AttachmentSize 40375_gon1339s.pdf26.78 MB Comment by: Tuesday, December 27, 2016 via Here it is at last. Comments in by the 27th of December Continue reading
Reblogged Nov 1, 2016 at Paul Janisch
Two Rob mentions in a title. This pic is taken from the DTI's website, it shows Rob taking delivery of his new Toyota, which was locally manufactured. I'm not going to bother with a link, suffice to say that Rob's... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2016 at Paul Janisch