About Deon Wilken

Deon Wilken , a director and practice head, leads the national banking and finance team based in the Johannesburg office. Deon’s other areas of expertise are financial markets, securities law, banking law and credit law. Most recently, Deon, a member of Law Society of the Northern Provinces, has advised app developers and banks regarding the South African payment and settlement systems, the Payments Systems Act, credit card payment clearing house agreements, merchant acquiring and cross-currency settlements; advised Vodacom regarding its M-pesa mobile wallet product; advised Absa Bank on an e-money product and banking law regulation of mobile money; and provided opinions on financial and payment regulation to Lufthansa, Fedex, Accenture, HSBC, Nedbank, Elavon and numerous merchant acquirers and system operators.


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