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Webber Wentzel

South African crypto providers now caught in licensing net

South African regulators have now defined crypto as a financial asset. But what does it mean in practice?

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Werksmans Attorneys

Run Forest run! Considering the competition law implication of crypto currency and regulation one ought to say – Competition Commission start running!

The cryptocurrency sector is innovative and fast-moving. Cryptocurrency and crypt exchanges are attracting a lot of focus also as Crypto exchanges have achieved enormous success. But with success (and scale) comes competition law scrutiny, particularly in a sector where t..

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eNaira - The Future of Digital Currency in Nigeria?

On the 5th day of February 2021, the Central Bank of Nigeria (“CBN”) instructed banks and other financial institutions to refrain from dealing with cryptocurrency (a digital currency) and facilitating payment for cryptocurrency exchanges. With this, various crypto-b..

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Webber Wentzel

No Doge-ing the Tax Bill on Cryptocurrency Transactions

Have you (i) sold your cryptocurrencies (crypto); (ii) exchanged one crypto for another crypto; (ii) purchased goods and services using crypto; (iii) mined or forked for crypto; (iv) received staking rewards in crypto; (v) ..

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