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Statement on crypto assets

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.

No more silent big short positions

South Africa has, and continues to trail other countries in its regulation of short sales. However, late last year, the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) published its discussion paper on the implementation of a short sale reporting and disclosure framework, in order to remedy this regulation shortfall.

2019: The future of competition law reform in South Africa is...

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).

IOSCO issues good practices to assist audit committees in supporting audit...

The Board of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) published today the IOSCO Report on Good Practices for Audit Committees in Supporting Audit Quality, which seeks to assist audit committees in promoting and supporting audit quality.

Environmental, social, and governance concerns: Do U.S. investors care about sustainability...

Investors’ focus on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors has risen dramatically in the U.S. in recent years.

Developments in financial services arbitration: Revision of the ISDA arbitration guide

International arbitration is increasingly recognized as the preferred dispute resolution mechanism for cross-border derivative transactions.