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  • Demystifying Commodity Finance

    Seminar

    Submitted: 11 October 2017

    The term commodity finance covers a multitude of products offered both by banks and, increasingly, by non-bank financial institutions. This session seeks to demystify what is meant by commodity finance by providing an overview of some of the most commonly used products in the market and exploring the legal and practical considerations that need to be taken into account when structuring and negotiating commodity finance transactions.

  • Cybersecurity: Threats from Suppliers, Partners and Professional Advisors

    Seminar

    Submitted: 11 October 2017

    Cybersecurity often starts and ends with a business’s own defences. This session looks at the critical threat posed by third parties - outsourcing, partners and professional advisors - and consider the key liabilities that may arise and practical steps which might mitigate the threat.

  • Hot Topics for Hedge Funds

    Seminar

    Submitted: 11 October 2017

    This session looks at current hot topics for the hedge fund industry.

  • SRD - Standard Repackaging Documentation

    Seminar

    Submitted: 11 October 2017

    We look at the impact of the Standard Repackaging Documentation project on the repackaging market and Stage III development.

  • Financing the next Industrial Revolution: What is in it for you?

    Seminar

    Submitted: 11 October 2017

    This session covers capital reallocation from brown to green energy, who’s investing in what and where, and corporates becoming active participants in the energy market.

  • Initial coin offerings and cryptocurrency: The Wild West of financing?

    Seminar

    Submitted: 11 October 2017

    The world of start-up financing has been turbo-charged in the last 18 months through the emergence of “initial coin offerings” (ICOs) - cryptocurrency-enabled financing schemes which across the world have raised billions of dollars in cash in a very short period of time. This session covers the short history of ICOs, the legal issues surrounding them, and asks whether there is a place for legitimate ICOs in the future.

  • Majoritarianism, Minority Unions and the granting of Organisational Rights: The ball is in the employer’s court

    Article

    Submitted: 09 October 2017

    An overview of the Labour Relations Act, 1995 allowing an employer and a majority trade union in the workplace to conclude a collective agreement establishing thresholds of representativeness for the exercise of the organisational rights.

  • POPI Regulations: A step closer

    Article

    Submitted: 09 October 2017

    The Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act has been signed into law by the President on 19 November 2013. Once the Act is made effective, companies will be given a year’s grace period to comply with the Act, unless this grace period is extended as allowed by the Act. This article is overview of how businesses in South Africa can ensure compliance with the POPI.

  • The Global LEI System and Other Unique Identifiers

    Article

    Last Reviewed: 30 September 2017 / Submitted: 10 February 2014

    An overview of the Global LEI System considering some of its practical implications for financial institutions and, in particular, its relationship to the reporting obligations under EMIR including Unique Transaction Identifiers and Unique Product Identifiers.

  • Taxation of the digital economy: further developments

    Article

    Submitted: 25 September 2017

    The EU Commission and the OECD have both released published documents designed to move forward the debate on the taxation of the digital economy.

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