'Stablecoins' and the move to decentralised finance

Business Law Focus Editor Evan Pickworth speaks to Ashlin Perumall, Partner in the Corporate/MA Practice at Baker McKenzie in Johannesburg and fellow of the World Economic Forum's (WEF) Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (C4IR).

The readiness (or lack thereof) for the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) in Africa, a rising tide of crypto fraud, the development of digital currencies in Africa like central bank digital currencies and stablecoins and how laws and policies are slowly evolving to adapt to rapid advances in digitisation are discussed.