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The emergence of crowdfunding in South African financial markets

South Africa is leading in Africa in terms of both the mushrooming of crowdfunding platforms and possibly volumes of funds being raised. Crowdfunding is not entirely a new phenomenon in South Africa. For many years communities used it in the form of stokvels, whereby members contribute small equal amounts to a pool fund every month from which a member is allocated cash in turns…

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The King is dead, long live the King

From a structural and format perspective, King IV is significantly different to King III. The substantive principles, however, are broadly in line with its predecessor. Much has been made of King IV’s switch to an “apply and explain” philosophy as opposed to King III’s “apply or explain”…

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