Corporate Law and Governance
As most will be aware, the 2018 Competition Amendment Bill (Bill) is set to impact dominant firms’ interactions with customers and suppliers that are small and medium businesses, or which are owned by historically disadvantaged persons.
The word “disruption” has become synonymous with technology companies and other start-ups hoping to be the next success story. As well as its positive connotations in this space, it can also feel aggressive and unsettling.
The Merchantec CEO Confidence Index recorded a 4% decrease in CEO confidence in Q4 of 2018 to a score of 49.0 which is just...
The Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC), Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA), National Treasury (NT), South African Revenue Service (SARS) and the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) this week released a consultation paper on crypto assets.
Whilst Brexit has undoubtedly been the focus this past year and will continue to be so into 2019, there have also been a number of other key developments and upcoming proposals which it is important to be aware of.
Regulation and Ethics
The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) today published a report that sets out good or sound practices to assist relevant storage infrastructures and their oversight bodies to identify and address issues that could influence the pricing of commodity derivatives and in turn affect market integrity and efficiency.
The venture capital company tax regime was introduced in 2008 to incentivise equity investments in small and upcoming businesses. A number of amendments, coming into effect between 24 October 2018 and 1 January 2019, have recently been made to this regime as part of the 2018 legislative cycle.