A NOT-TO-BE-MISSED EVENT – What is right or wrong with the SA economy?
5 sessions – 17-19 July 2019


Brian Kantor  Chief Strategist and Economist at Investec Wealth & Investment SA
Russell Lamberti  Chief Strategist at investment advisory firm ETM Analytics
Professor Robert Vivian  Professor of Finance and Insurance at the University of the Witwatersrand
Bonang Mohale  Chief Executive Officer of Business Leadership South Africa
Rex van Schalkwyk  Chairman of FMF Rule of Law Board of Advisors and former judge of the Supreme Court of South Africa

Note: There is no charge for attendance.
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If you are concerned about the state of the South African economy and would welcome an opportunity to participate in an in-depth interrogation of its various aspects – this is for you. Fred McMahon of the Fraser Institute, Canada, a participant in the design of the Economic Freedom of the World (EFW) Annual Report and a manager of its production, will be here to guide and conduct an EFW Audit.

The Audit will be conducted in five sessions over two-and-a-half days. Each session chaired by a speaker who will introduce the subject for discussion and debate, with EFW clarifications provided by Fred McMahon where required.

The five areas of the economy to be audited and chairs of sessions are:

Size of GovernmentBrian Kantor on 17 July from 09.00 – 12.00

Sound MoneyRussell Lamberti on 17 July from 13.00 – 16.00

Regulation Professor Robert Vivian on 18 July from 09.00 – 12.00

Freedom to TradeBonang Mohale on 18 July from 13.00 – 16.00

Legal System and Property RightsRex van Schalkwyk on 19 July from 09.00 – 12.00


17-19 July 2019

08h30 – 09h00
Registration for morning sessions

12h30 – 13h00
Registration for afternoon sessions

Participants may attend any or all the sessions. Senior executives who cannot attend personally may wish to send representatives to attend on their behalf.


Free Market Foundation, Block 5 Bryanston Gate, 170 Curzon Road, Bryanston  (opposite Sandton Medi-Clinic)