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New advertising rules for crypto providers aim to protect consumers

28 March 2023

The continuing fascination with cryptocurrencies and the use of cryptocurrency as a legitimate payment medium and investment asset has given... rise to loads of crypto providers claiming big returns. Unfortunately, many of the claims made are wildly exaggerated and fail to properly highlight the risks involved in cryptocurrencies. Such uncontrolled advertising has necessitated new advertising rules in respect of crypto advertising.

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Greater consumer protection when dealing with crypto assets

10 January 2023,  Luhann Prinsloo

When dealing with crypto assets, a question that arises without fail is whether crypto assets are regulated in South Africa... and to what extent a consumer has any protection when buying crypto assets.

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The tax benefits to crypto currency losses

04 July 2022,  Tanya Strauss

Markets have experiencied a 50 to 60% slump in prices from the heights of the crypto currency boom. This has... left many high-risk investors deflated, with many realising significant financial losses in recent months, and raising a relatively new question: Will the South African Revenue Service grant any relief for crypto currency losses incurred?

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Cryptocurrency – hero or villain?

12 May 2022,  Luhann PrinslooMark le Riche

While it can be relatively simple to engage with the various crypto trading platforms, it remains an extremely difficult concept... for most to comprehend and understand the risks and challenges relating thereto. So, where does this leave cryptocurrency: - hero or villain?

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