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Our compliance statement

We want you to transact with peace of mind. On this page you will find all our regulatory information. We are committed to being fully regulated and above board at all times. If you have any questions about any of the information on this page do not hesitate to contact us.

Our regulators and authorisation

Our authorised FSP Licence number is 41900.

1st Contact Money (PTY) Limited T/A Sable Forex is authorised to render intermediary services in respect of the financial product types, as listed below:

  • Securities and instruments: Derivative instruments excluding warrants
  • Long-term deposits
  • Short-term deposits

Our compliance undertaking

Sable International has appointed Compli-Serve (SA) (Pty) Ltd as its independent external compliance officer. Compli-Serve is a nationally represented independent provider of regulatory compliance management services and solutions to the financial services sector. Compli-Serve draws on international experience, developing services tailored for the domestic market. Their services are designed to meet the best practice compliance needs of today's financial services professionals, who operate in an ever-increasingly regulated environment. (Compli-Serve can be contacted on 0861 273 783/CSERVE.) The practice number for Compli-Serve with the Financial Services Conduct Authority is CO 194.

What the FAIS Act does

The FAIS Act regulates financial service providers and the representatives of financial service providers selling a wide range of financial products. The FAIS Act gives you, the client, protection against poor advice.

In terms of the Act, any person or institution selling a financial product or giving you financial advice for a fee or commission must, in dealing with you, meet certain minimum requirements; behave honourably, professionally and with due diligence as well as provide you with appropriate advice. If they do not adhere to the FAIS Act, they will be subject to disciplinary procedures.

Know your adviser (KYA)

Before you do any business with us, we will provide you with essential information about ourselves. This information includes:

  • Full business and trade names
  • Licence registration number
  • All contact details - postal and physical addresses, telephone and cell phone numbers as well as internet and email addresses
  • Names and details of other people or branch offices to contact, if you require further information
  • Concise details of our legal and contractual status, including details about what financial services we are permitted to provide and which company or companies we represent

South Africa

Cape Town

Regent Square
Doncaster Road
Kenilworth 7708 +27 (0) 21 657 2120


25 Richefond Circle
Umhlanga 4320 +27 (0) 31 536 8844

United Kingdom


One Croydon
12-16 Addiscombe Road
Croydon CR0 0XT +44 (0) 20 7759 7514



9 Yarra Street
South Yarra
VIC 3141 +613 (0) 8651 4500

Sable International is a trading name of 1st Contact Money Limited (company number 07070528), registered in England and Wales. We are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority in the UK (FCA no. 517570), the Financial Services Conduct Authority in South Africa (1st Contact Money [PTY] Ltd - FSP no. 41900) and hold an Australian Financial Services Licence issued by ASIC to deal in foreign exchange (1st Contact Group - AFS Licence number 335 126).

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