Numerous South African entities have been targeted by malicious cyber threat actors this year.
South Africans may be attracted to the concept of an asset not subject to government regulation; however, this sentiment only holds partly true and careful consideration...
A crypto asset is a digital representation of value that is not issued by a central bank but is traded, transferred and stored electronically by natural and legal persons for payment, investment and other forms of utility.
While incidences of cyber attacks have been on the rise for a number of years, the outbreak of the Coronavirus ("COVID-19") pandemic globally, and the lockdowns imposed in many countries leading to...
Although the Blockchain and the various Crypto Assets used on the system are viewed as immensely useful, the official regulatory position of the South African legal system has not yet been established.
The Crypto Assets Regulatory Working Group ("CAR WG") of the Intergovernmental Fintech Working Group ("IFWG") has released its long-anticipated position paper on crypto assets.
The blockchain and cryptocurrency sector provides excellent opportunities for tax revenue generation and employment growth.
The South African Cryptocurrency Market Place is currently facing scrutiny and a fair amount of uncertainty as a result of First National Bank (FNB)...
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Fatima Ameer-Mia, Director in our Technology, Media & Telecommunications practice joined Radio Islam to discuss what lawmakers are planning in order to regulate the rapidly developing space of data
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Zaakir Mohamed, a Director in the Corporate Investigations sector of CDH's Dispute Resolution practice, recently joined Radio Islam to unpack the growing pandemic of cybercrime.
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If left unchecked, it could result in devastating consequences.
As a result of the growing interest and rapid innovation in the financial technology and crypto assets domain, the Intergovernmental Fintech Working Group was established in 2016.
In part one of a string of articles examining Africa's evolving Fintech landscape, Novan Maharahaje, Director of the Corporate Finance Advisory division of Ocorian AMEA
It is clear from these examples that blockchain has the potential to greatly benefit the field of IP and business.
The Regulations relating to the Protection of Personal Information 2018 (the Regulations) were published by the Information Regulator on 14 December 2018.
The first decentralised cryptocurrency was created in 2009 and many jurisdictions around the world are now starting to regulate cryptocurrency.
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Africa's development, both economically and politically, is in part underlined by technological development. With over 400 tech and innovation hubs ...
The rapid developments in technology have left many electronic spaces unregulated, with lack of or minimal protection to the consumer.
The implementation of cybercrime legislation is a pressing issue given that South Africa has one of the highest numbers of cybercrime victims in the world.
In the second part of our series examining Africa's Fintech landscape, Novan Maharahaje, Director of the Corporate Finance Advisory division of Ocorian AMEA