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Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

Crypto assets: Current and future tax and exchange control considerations

Crypto assets are a young and boisterous part of the current financial landscape. Recent developments point to crypto assets becoming an entrenched, although still volatile, part of the globa..

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Fasken

Enhanced protection for financial customers: Proposed amendments to the 2017 Policyholder Protection Rules

The Financial Sector Conduct Authority (“FSCA”) has announced certain proposed amendments to the Policyholder Protection Rules (“PPRs”) for both life and non-life in..

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SchoemanLaw

Can You Be Held Liable For Your Social Media Posts?

For many people social media has provided a safe space to voice their opinions without the fear of being judged or ridiculed. It has allowed people to exercise their right to freedom of expression on a public platform amongst like-min..

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Webber Wentzel

Managing mental health issues in the workplace

Managing mental health related issues in the workplace can be difficult. Employers should manage employees with mental health related issues carefully and fairly, working with, rather than against, employees with mental health related issue..

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ENSafrica

National Treasury set to limit assessed tax losses: agricultural and mining sectors among those industries to bear the brunt

The National Treasury (“NT”’) published its draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill with accompanying Explanatory Memorandum on 28 July 2021 (the “draft Bill”). By now it is well known that the dra..

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Spoor & Fisher

Why a Clear Intellectual Property Strategy is Critical to Securing Venture Capital Funding

Intellectual property (IP) is not an end in itself. Nobody ever needed IP to make, market or sell a product or service and, in fact, many businesses compete in the market on the basis of price, service and quality without ever registe..

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Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

Frustrating Board Meetings

Many board meetings are frustrating, for a wide variety of reasons, and especially in the world of virtual meetings. This article, however, deals with the interesting situation where a recalcitrant board member is frustrating the hold..

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Webber Wentzel

New Law Facilitates Large-Scale Private Power Generation in South Africa

On 10 June 2021, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a significant step in further reforming South Africa's electricity sector to achieve a stable and secure suppl..

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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..

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