• 2018 Litigation Trends Annual Survey

    Fourteenth edition highlights challenges of cybersecurity, balancing data protection and discovery obligations.

    November 15, 2018

  • Applying blockchain to the nuclear sector

    Blockchain – a type of distributed ledger technology (DLT) – has become a buzzword of late. Leaving the hype aside, when applied to the energy sector, it has the potential to reduce business complexity and improve profitability.

    November 08, 2018

  • Cryptocurrency exchanges and custody providers: International regulatory developments

    Cryptocurrency exchanges, also known as digital currency exchanges or cryptoexchanges, are essentially businesses that allow customers to trade cryptocurrencies or digital currencies for other assets including conventional fiat money or different digital currencies.

    October 19, 2018

  • CFIUS issues interim regulations for FIRRMA pilot program

    The CFIUS issued two interim rules implementing certain provisions of the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018.

    October 16, 2018

  • The US crime-fraud exception to the attorney-client privilege

    The recent seizure by United States federal agents of documents in the possession of President Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has generated much press and speculation concerning the scope of protection over those documents afforded by the attorney-client privilege.

    October 04, 2018

  • Cannabis judgment causes trouble in the workplace

    On 18 September 2018 the Constitutional Court ruled that the private cultivation and private consumption of cannabis by consenting adults is not a criminal offence and directed Parliament to amend the relevant legislation within 24 months.

    October 01, 2018

  • Blockchain in the telecoms sector: insights for telecoms businesses

    Interest and investment in distributed ledger technology (DLT) (and the blockchain iteration of DLT) has increased dramatically in recent years, and will have a significant impact on many industries.

    September 28, 2018

  • The South African Companies Amendment Bill, 2018

    The long awaited South African Companies Amendment Bill (Bill) was published last week Friday for comment here.

    September 25, 2018

  • Autonomous vehicles, volume 3

    We are excited to share the third volume of our Autonomous vehicles (AV) white paper—our most ambitious to date.

    September 14, 2018

  • Recent labour developments in the migratory sector

    Resolution 1238 of 2018 establishes new rules regarding the implementation of the Information System to Report Foreigners (SIRE), parameters for the fulfillment of immigration obligations and the sanction procedures to be followed in case of breaches.

    September 11, 2018