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  • Understand in detail the changes to the codes and why non-majority black owned businesses face a real risk of losing their contracts with Corporates
  • Develop a clear action plan for an inevitable discussion with aieBEE empower to Grow03 client on black ownership status
  • Understand fronting, and how this can (and why it should) be avoided at all costs
  • Understand Private Equity options
  • Understand broad based ownership options and why this could lead to competitive advantage
  • Understand when redomiciling (e.g. to Mauritius or Botswana) starts to make sense

Seminar Outline:

Understand in detail the changes to the codes

  • What are the major changes in the revised Codes of Good practice?
  • How are Corporates interpreting these codes?
  • What are the implications for suppliers to Large Corporates?
  • What is the likely outcome for the codes for QSEs and EMEs?Fotolia_81471717_M
  • Why are these codes of secondary nature to the generic codes?
  • Why is ownership so much more important then BEE level?

Develop a clear action plan for an inevitable discussion with a client on black ownership status

  • How can you determine whether or not you will lose your ‘ticket to the game’ given your current ownership status?
  • What can be done to decrease the likelihood of being targeted by a corporate for “Preferential Procurement Intervention”?
  • What should your response be when a supplier demands 51% black ownership?

Understand fronting, and how this can (and why it should) be avoided at all costs

  • What is the legal definition of fronting?
  • Why should fronting be avoided at all costs?

Understand Private Equity options

  • Why is private equity a real consideration for differentiated companies?Audience at the conference hall.
  • What does the Private Equity landscape look like in South Africa?
  • How should a private equity fund be approached?

Understand broad based ownership options and why this could lead to competitive advantage

  • What are the broad options to consider for empowerment?
  • What alternatives exist?
  • How can this be utilised for competitive advantage?

Understand when redomiciling starts to make sense

  • Why are certain companies jumping ship to Mauritius or Botswana?
  • Under what circumstances does this make sense?
  • Why should companies prepare for future redomiciliation even if it does not yet make sense?

ieBEE is about empowering businesses negatively affected by the Codes to Grow.