Corporate Law and Governance
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.
All AIM companies must obtain a Legal Entity Identifier ("LEI") code from the London Stock Exchange (the "LSE") by 30 November 2017.
Yesterday, the Monitoring Group issued a consultation paper setting out various options to enhance the governance, accountability and oversight of the international audit standard-setting process.
Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs, also known as token sales or coin sales), typically involve the creation of digital tokens – using distributed ledger technology...
James Cooper, Avryl Lattin and Dean Carrigan After months of speculation, the Australian Government has announced that it will establish a Royal Commission into the alleged...
Regulation and Ethics
Just before the holidays, on 18 December 2017, National Treasury published the draft regulations to the Financial Sector Regulation Act, 2017 (FSR Act) for public comment.
South African businesses play an integral role in socio-economic upliftment and development of communities. Expenditure incurred for this purpose may have tax implications for the business involved.