Ilanie Brits
Bitcoin, blockchain and bubbles - what is all the hype about? - Meredith Harington

Ilanie Brits[Ilanie Brits] Let's have a look at what cryptocurrencies are, why bitcoin is making headlines, and what the regulatory environment's response to this new trend is...

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Bronwyn Williams
#BizTrends2018: The evolution of fintech: Middlemen beware

Bronwyn Williams
Bronwyn Williams
[Bronwyn Williams] In 2016 alone, over $17bn was invested in fintech start-ups. And when all the numbers are in for 2017, this figure is likely to double. ...

Posted 1 month ago | Like
Nicci Botha
Heavy is the head that wears the crown: Ramaphosa has work to do

Cyril Ramaphosa, newly elected president of the ANC. Photo: SA Breaking News
Cyril Ramaphosa, newly elected president of the ANC. Photo: SA Breaking News
[Nicci Botha] Cyril Ramaphosa has a tough job ahead of him. He has a small window to correct the country's economic growth path and restore trust from the electorate and the markets if the ANC hopes to stay in power in 2019...

Posted 2 months ago | Like
Boris Dzhingarov
The fate of sterling hinges on the upcoming Brexit discussions - Monetary Library

The fate of sterling hinges on the upcoming Brexit discussions[Boris Dzhingarov] Several major issues remain with the Brexit impasse, notably the Irish border, the rights of EU nationals living in the UK, and pension payments made by the UK to EU nationals...

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Boris Dzhingarov
The future of financial infrastructure - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] Since blockchain technology emerged into the financial services industry, there has been no end to the transformations that it has made to our financial infrastructure...

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Glen Bresler
Sellers of property beware - you may have to pay taxes on gains made before you receive the proceeds on sale - Meredith Harington

Glen Bresler[Glen Bresler] Cashflow difficulties can arise when an agreement of sale is concluded in one tax year but proceeds (usually on transfer of the property) are received in the following tax year...

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Peter Alkema
Strange bedfellows. Banks and start ups need to collaborate

Peter Alkema[Peter Alkema] New customer preferences threaten the traditional business models of financial services companies and large banks...

Posted 3 months ago | Like
Boris Dzhingarov
What you need to know to understand the binary options regulations in South Africa - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] There seems so be a lot of confusion surrounding the legality of financial betting within South Africa and the regulations put in place regarding the subject...

Posted 3 months ago | Like
Graeme Palmer
How do you pay tax on cryptocurrencies?

How do you pay tax on cryptocurrencies?
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[Graeme Palmer] Cryptocurrencies are completely unregulated, and although not regarded as legal tender, there are no laws preventing them being used as payment...

Posted 3 months ago | Like
Desiree Goodwin
Your will - is your executor qualified? - Meredith Harington

Desiree Goodwin[Desiree Goodwin] We all want to ensure that our loved ones are not unnecessarily burdened with complications after our death. One way to ensure that this does not occur is to appoint a suitably qualified executor...

Posted 3 months ago | Like
Nicci Botha
Motlanthe: Strong economic growth deepens inequality

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[Nicci Botha] Some 23 years down the line, democracy isn't all it's cracked up to be when it comes to levelling inequality...

Posted 3 months ago | Like
Nicci Botha
#EntrepreneurMonth: Life after rugby

Anton van Zyl, co-founder of BizList
Anton van Zyl, co-founder of BizList
[Nicci Botha] After 10 years of professional rugby playing for the Lions, Stormers and Stade Francais in Paris, Anton van Zyl hung up his boots...

Posted 3 months ago | Like
Wynand Smit
Enhancing cross-channel communication in financial services

Enhancing cross-channel communication in financial services
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[Wynand Smit] Financial institutions, like any other businesses, have customers whose preferences have shifted to digital channels...

Posted 4 months ago | Like
Boris Dzhingarov
The brokerage world is changing: The evolution of the trading platform - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] The brokerage community has evolved dramatically. This reflects the increasingly complex nature of the financial markets...

Posted 4 months ago | Like
Nicci Botha
#EntrepreneurMonth: Student buying power at your Fingertips

Yolisa Nocanda, Kwanda Mkalipi and Lerato Rabotapi - Fingertips
Yolisa Nocanda, Kwanda Mkalipi and Lerato Rabotapi - Fingertips
[Nicci Botha] The spending power of students is R2,702 per month, while the average South African spends about R2,503, debunking the myth of the perpetually broke student...

Posted 4 months ago | Like
Peter Alkema
Leveraging cloud as a disruption enabler

Leveraging cloud as a disruption enabler
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[Peter Alkema] A technology innovation that offers disruptive tendencies is the cloud...

Posted 4 months ago | Like
Romy Honneysett
Who's winning online in African banking?

Who's winning online in African banking?
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[Romy Honneysett] Banking is something we all rely on, but when faced with the thought of having to deal with your bank, your emotions tend to go to a negative place...

Posted 4 months ago | Like (1)
Bronwyn Williams
Are retailers taking over the finance space?

Are retailers taking over the finance space?
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[Bronwyn Williams] Retailers have built trust with their customers, and this poses a growing threat to banks' traditional market...

Posted 4 months ago | Like
Hanno le Roux
Taxing of income earned from foreign employment - Meredith Harington

Hanno le Roux[Hanno le Roux] In this article we will examine what the current income tax legislation stipulates, how this is likely to change in the near future and what proactive steps expats can take to prepare their affairs...

Posted 4 months ago | Like (1)
Nicci Botha
Parliament ditches KPMG

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[Nicci Botha] KPMG South Africa's pariah status continues, with Parliament being the latest to terminate its relationship with the audit firm...

Posted 4 months ago | Like