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Crowdfunding: untapped funding resource for renewable energy

Crowdfunding is fast becoming the preferred alternative financing model, as entrepreneurs tap into a wider investor pool, says Webber Wentzel.

Mar 19, 2019

SCA decision a shake-up for insurers

The SCA dismissed Centriq Insurance Company's appeal, which concerned the interpretation of a PI insurance policy underwritten by Centriq.

Mar 14, 2019

Smart contracts vs traditional contracts

Smart contracts can be regarded as the "mirror image" of the traditionally understood binding contract, in that they are very similar, but also very different, says Seshree Govender, associate at Webber Wentzel.

Mar 13, 2019

Do loot box systems constitute gambling?

The loot box system entices a consumer to buy a virtual container in a video game, using either virtual currency or real-world currency, says Sergio dos Santos, candidate attorney at Webber Wentzel.


Unpacking digital transformation

Digital transformation can be small steps or giant leaps in innovation, according to industry insiders speaking at Africa Tech Week in Cape Town.

Feb 7, 2019

Mining sector: stepping into 4IR

Advances in technology and artificial intelligence in the mining industry raise issues like data protection, intellectual property ownership and legal liability, says Aalia Manie, a partner at Webber Wentzel.


How SA tech start-ups scale and succeed

Online technology enables tech-driven start-ups to scale and look beyond local markets for funding and business expansion, says Webber Wentzel.

Nov 8, 2018

Local firms may be forced to appoint GDPR reps

Companies that have been operating in the €EU may be required to appoint an EU-based GDPR representative, says Webber Wentzel.


Is your business prepared for a dawn raid?

The Webber Wentzel Alert is an online tool that offers a link between dawn raid preparedness and dawn raid response.

Oct 10, 2018

What SA businesses should do differently in light of GDPR

Webber Wentzel's Karl Blom will be speaking at ITWeb's GDPR Update.


Legal insights: advertising rules on promotional offers

Suppliers argue that it is the duty of the consumer to read the T&Cs, says Sergio dos Santos, candidate attorney at Webber Wentzel.

Jul 6, 2018

Labour laws and the sharing economy

While the opportunity for growth appears endless in this market, these relationships may lead to unintended labour law consequences, says Webber Wentzel.

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