Corporate Law and Governance
The top ten economies by Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Africa all have active competition regulation, save for Angola and Nigeria but those countries are in the process of establishing completion law regimes, which are expected to be up and running soon.
Given the political and economic uncertainty in South Africa, foreign lenders are becoming increasingly focused on the type of security available in South Africa...
The precarious position that South Africa’s economy finds itself in, following the recent downgrade by ratings agency S&P should be used as a catalyst by institutions such as pension funds to ward off systemic failure.
Zug, the small town in Switzerland with little over 30,000 inhabitants, does not appear the obvious choice for the epicentre of EMEA crypto-investment and ICOs, but this little canton has already attracted attention as a fault line in a much wider battle between several jurisdictions vying to become the global ICO hub.
Regulation and Ethics
Businesses in Africa that process customer data from the European Union (EU) must ensure they are fully compliant with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), set to become effective in May 2018.