Corporate Law and Governance
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...
Many highly successful start-ups are bedevilled by legal disputes, often between founders or funders, which could have been easily avoided.
The UK Cryptoassets Taskforce has recently published its final report. The Taskforce comprises HM Treasury, the Financial Conduct Authority and the Bank of England and was formed in March 2018.
Environmental, social, and governance concerns: Do U.S. investors care about sustainability and ESG scores?
Investors’ focus on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors has risen dramatically in the U.S. in recent years.
Regulation and Ethics
In July 2018, the Minister of Economic Development, Ebrahim Patel, introduced to Parliament a radical bill aimed at amending the Competition Act, 89 of 1998 (Competition Act).
The National Treasury recently published an amended Regulation for electronic services, in line with the proposal by the Minister of Finance in Budget Review 2017, that the value added tax ("VAT") base for electronic services was to be expanded.