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The GDPR gets some stamps in its passport

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the most significant development in data protection globally in more than 20 years.

UK Cryptoassets Taskforce Final Report

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.

To decide rather than prescribe: M du Bruyn N.O. & Others...

The National Credit Act, No 34 of 2005 (Act), in the words of Nicholls AJA, “is not a model of clarity, has been bemoaned by the High Court, this Court and the Constitutional Court on a number of occasions”.

New electronic services regulations: Widening the invisible VAT net

The Minister of Finance announced in his 2017 Budget Review that the regulations defining electronic services would be broadened. Following the revised draft regulations which were published on budget day 2018, National Treasury published ‘final’ regulations which significantly broaden the definition of ‘electronic services’.

5 legal tips for start-ups

Many highly successful start-ups are bedevilled by legal disputes, often between founders or funders, which could have been easily avoided.

ESMA work programme for 2019

On 2 October 2018, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published its 2019 Work Programme (Work Programme) setting out the objectives and priorities for 2019.