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sandra
No I do not
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Mishqah
No I do not
I object!!! Coz what about the poor people and even middle class people with kids we can barely keep up with our monthly bills especially we who have children and jobs that don't pay enough!!! Constantly scraping through the month as is

Morne
Yes I do
Yes, this is good for transparency, since even private companies are involved in shady business, especially the big chiefs!
Why would you want to hide anything that is not proprietary or intellectual property?
dirk
No I do not
We are tired of public private partnerships, ngo's in which We the People pay and the rest profits. We've had it with bankster socialism and it prescribing how government must operate messing up natural economic activity. Soon this is coming to South Africa. Pay attention. Video
https://youtu.be/u9zwje22u4k
Fred
Not fully
We generally support the amendments required to ensure a clean (fraud free), ethical and transparent business environment.

However we do feel that It Is Necessary To Put The Brakes On The Proliferation Of Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment (B BBEE). It Is Our Firm Conviction That The B BBEE Legislation Has Served Its Time (And Failed!); And That This Adverse And DISCRIMINATORY Practice (See Should Now Be Withdrawn From ALL Related Legislation. We believe that after more than twenty years, South Africa’s Affirmative Action And Employment Equity Policies Are Now UNCONSTITUTIONAL In Terms Of Section 36 Of Chapter 2 Of The Constitution of South Africa, As It Is Adversely And MOST UNFAIRLY affecting Young White South Africans seeking employment. They are virtually excluded from all fields. To a lesser degree, Young Indian And Coloured South Africans Are SIMILARLY DISCRIMINATED AGAINST, As The PURE BLACK South Africans Are Pertinently Favoured Above Them. This Is Causing South African Society In General To Become More And More Racially Polarised.

It Is Our Firm Conviction That After More Than Twenty Years, the various degrees of Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B3E2) Have FAILED DISMALLY To Improve The Lives Of The Poorer Persons In South African society. The ONLY INDIVIDUALS To Have Benefitted Are The PERSONS IN POWER And THEIR COHORTS.

We consummately believe that for South Africa to flourish, our legislation should Encourage The Development Of A SOCIAL CONSCIENCE Within A FREE-MARKET ENVIRONMENT. We should Avoid At ALL COST Proliferating DIVISIVE And DISCRIMINATORY LEGISLATION And PRACTICES.
Christian
No I do not
Auditors should be completely independent and I would raise the 5 years to 10 years.

Government should not interfere with business, instead it should help businesses and entrepreneurs grow more business in the country by providing tax breaks and incentivizing good business practices.
Henry
No I do not
Please every government business has failed. Let the business be run by businessmen and not politicians.
Wildre
No I do not
This government and the majority of politicians know NOTHING about governing, tender procedure, discipline, abiding by rules and regulations or what it is they're actually drawing salaries for!
You are there to SERVE the people of this country! LEARN all of the above first, then and ONLY THEN will you have the right to think of amending things.

Business is tough enough, without all this totally unnecessary paperwork required by Government. Especially a rogue Government who themselves have been robbing the Country blind! Leave Business decisions to Business forums, no t Politicians
Alan
No I do not
This government and the majority of politicians know NOTHING about governing, tender procedure, discipline, abiding by rules and regulations or what it is they're actually drawing salaries for!
You are there to SERVE the people of this country! LEARN all of the above first, then and ONLY THEN will you have the right to think of amending things.
Karen
No I do not
Business is tough enough, without all this totally unnecessary paperwork required by Government. Especially a rogue Government who themselves have been robbing the Country blind! Leave Business decisions to Business forums, no t Politicians
Paul
No I do not
Please every business run by government has failed.stick to politics and let business be run by businessman
Mark
No I do not
Our government does not seem capable of managing anything properly. Please stay out of the business sector.
Madeleine
No I do not
Business is tough enough, without all this totally unnecessary paperwork required by Government. Especially a rogue Government who themselves have been robbing the Country blind! Leave Business decisions to Business forums, no t Politicians
Dirk
No I do not
"We are not deceived. We are not amused. And we are not putting up with any more legal presumptions based on deceit and coercion."

http://nesaranews.blogspot.com/2018/11/a-note-about-roman-civil-law.html
ANCERINA
No I do not
Government interference in business has a detrimental effect. If they had a clean record it would be more palatable, but if we look at SAA, Eskom, PRASA, Denel, SARS, our hospitals, schools , police, municipalities, pension schemes etc, then things don't look very promising.

It seems that several non essential items have been added together with some needed amendments. I support changes that
1) make it easier for business owners to run their business with as little time as possible spent on administrative functions and 'red tape' requirements for regulators.. They need to focus on making business profitable not filling in forms for government. This applies to the points on changes in name, committees, share buy backs and financial assistance.
2) I support all requirements that increase accountability and encourage ethical behaviour. This should be kept as simple as possible, so that business owners and other interested parties are easily able to complete the necessary requirements as well as be held accountable for illegal or unethical behaviour. This relates to declaration of money paid to anyone involved in the business (remuneration for directors, public officers, staff and anyone else) . It should be an addendum to the annual financial statements and should be easy to access where fraud is suspected. However I don't think these are needed at the AGM.
3) I support changes that help promote good business practise according to international standards which will make RSA an attractive place for international investors and entrepreneurs.
Dave
Yes I do
Yes I agree, transparency is everything... after all these companies operate in our soil..... you need to know what's happening in your backyard.
Ozzie
No I do not
Heaven help South Africa when this corrupt, incompetent, thieving, self-serving, racist, nepotistic, inept government takes over private business. Everything the ANC touches turns to sh1t.
ROBERT
Yes I do
Look we are from a dark past of Apartheid, therefore anything that comes with transformation is welcome most importantly in a field dominated by white monopoly capital. Even though the bill is for companies which normally operate in the private sector, amendment to it is necessary. The Black economic empowerment (s195) that seeks to give the companies Tribunal power to adjudicate cases referred to it by the B-BBEE , is welcome given the need to ensure cooperation amongst the different regulators. Disclosure of remuneration payable to "prescribed officers) (s30) is also welcome for it will foster the culture of transparency.
Shirin
Not fully
I have a concern with number 5; I suggest we keep the special resolution requirement in place.
Willem
No I do not
Thanks to this bill more poor South Africans will be out of work and more investors will leave the contry.
Guy
No I do not
The government should keep it's incompetent nose out of the affairs of private business. The government has run Eskom, Transnet, Telkom, SAA and many others parastatals into the ground. Can you imagine what will happen if they are allowed to intervene in the affairs of private companies?
James
No I do not
Until the government can prove it is capable of running its own sectors correctly. They should stay out of the private sector for they are not the problem.
Peter
No I do not
Government need to keep their incompetent corrupt hands off business and the private sector, take note of what they have done to every SOE in the country, they have ruined every single one of them now they want to meddle even further and ruin the private sector as well, hands off please!!!
Caramia
No I do not
We need to be supported by our government to employ people, not make it as difficult as possible
barry
Not fully
Government interference in business has a detrimental effect. If they had a clean record it would be more palatable, but if we look at SAA, Eskom, PRASA, Denel, SARS, our hospitals, schools , police, municipalities, pension schemes etc, then things don't look very promising.

It seems that several non essential items have been added together with some needed amendments. I support changes that
1) make it easier for business owners to run their business with as little time as possible spent on administrative functions and 'red tape' requirements for regulators.. They need to focus on making business profitable not filling in forms for government. This applies to the points on changes in name, committees, share buy backs and financial assistance.
2) I support all requirements that increase accountability and encourage ethical behaviour. This should be kept as simple as possible, so that business owners and other interested parties are easily able to complete the necessary requirements as well as be held accountable for illegal or unethical behaviour. This relates to declaration of money paid to anyone involved in the business (remuneration for directors, public officers, staff and anyone else) . It should be an addendum to the annual financial statements and should be easy to access where fraud is suspected. However I don't think these are needed at the AGM.
3) I support changes that help promote good business practise according to international standards which will make RSA an attractive place for international investors and entrepreneurs.