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The price is right – a confusing end to a costly saga
17 July 2019 Competition

The price is right – a confusing end to a costly saga

The Constitutional Court (ConCourt) has dismissed the Competition Commission’s (Commission) appeal in the long running Media24 case dealing with predatory pricing (Competition Commission of South Africa v Media 24 (Pty) Limited (CCT90/18) [2019] ZACC 26 (3 July 2019).

Youth empowering youth – our visit to Just Grace
15 July 2019 Pro Bono & Human Rights

Youth empowering youth – our visit to Just Grace

In honour of youth month, the Cape Town Pro Bono & Human Rights Practice (Pro Bono Practice) partnered with Just Grace to roll out two meaningful initiatives aimed at supporting and empowering the youth.

CDH hosts SECTION27’s Annual Corporate Cocktail Event
15 July 2019 Pro Bono & Human Rights

CDH hosts SECTION27’s Annual Corporate Cocktail Event

It is often said that the ultimate price of greatness is responsibility, and one could argue that this also applies to corporations and organisations. The best corporations don’t walk away from their social responsibilities: they embrace them and invest in local communities by, amongst other things, collaborating with and supporting organisations and NGOs whose essential service to our society ensure that authorities act in the public’s best interests. This is one of the many reasons why hosting the SECTION27 Annual Fundraising Cocktail Evening which took place at our Sandton office on 27 June was important.

Violence and harassment in the workplace: The latest from the ILO
15 July 2019 Employment

Violence and harassment in the workplace: The latest from the ILO

On 21 June 2019, the International Labour Conference (ILO) in Geneva, adopted a new Convention and Recommendation titled the “Convention Concerning the Elimination of Violence and Harassment in the World of Work” (the Convention) which seeks to combat and eradicate workplace violence and sexual harassment alongside other workplace issues.

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The price is right – a confusing end to a costly saga
17 July 2019 Competition

The price is right – a confusing end to a costly saga

The Constitutional Court (ConCourt) has dismissed the Competition Commission’s (Commission) appeal in the long running Media24 case dealing with predatory pricing (Competition Commission of South Africa v Media 24 (Pty) Limited (CCT90/18) [2019] ZACC 26 (3 July 2019).

Youth empowering youth – our visit to Just Grace
15 July 2019 Pro Bono & Human Rights

Youth empowering youth – our visit to Just Grace

In honour of youth month, the Cape Town Pro Bono & Human Rights Practice (Pro Bono Practice) partnered with Just Grace to roll out two meaningful initiatives aimed at supporting and empowering the youth.

CDH hosts SECTION27’s Annual Corporate Cocktail Event
15 July 2019 Pro Bono & Human Rights

CDH hosts SECTION27’s Annual Corporate Cocktail Event

It is often said that the ultimate price of greatness is responsibility, and one could argue that this also applies to corporations and organisations. The best corporations don’t walk away from their social responsibilities: they embrace them and invest in local communities by, amongst other things, collaborating with and supporting organisations and NGOs whose essential service to our society ensure that authorities act in the public’s best interests. This is one of the many reasons why hosting the SECTION27 Annual Fundraising Cocktail Evening which took place at our Sandton office on 27 June was important.

Violence and harassment in the workplace: The latest from the ILO
15 July 2019 Employment

Violence and harassment in the workplace: The latest from the ILO

On 21 June 2019, the International Labour Conference (ILO) in Geneva, adopted a new Convention and Recommendation titled the “Convention Concerning the Elimination of Violence and Harassment in the World of Work” (the Convention) which seeks to combat and eradicate workplace violence and sexual harassment alongside other workplace issues.

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5 legal tips for start-ups
25 October 2018 Corporate & Commercial

5 legal tips for start-ups

Many highly successful start-ups are bedevilled by legal disputes, often between founders or funders, which could have been easily avoided. The story of McDonalds is one example. It was founded by brothers, Richard and Maurice McDonald, who were ultimately allegedly short-changed by Raymond Albert "Ray" Kroc, who joined the business after its establishment but took all the glory (and the money). How? Because they did not put legal agreements in place to regulate their partnership.

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Proposed gambling tax draft legislation
26 June 2019 Tax & Exchange Control

Proposed gambling tax draft legislation

Louis Botha, Associate in the Tax & Exchange Control practice, joined eNCA to discuss the proposed gambling tax draft legislation that will be introduced during 2019.

Unemployment rate in South Africa
17 May 2019 Employment

Unemployment rate in South Africa

It was recently announced that South Africa's unemployment rate has increased to 27.6% in the first quarter of this year. Employment Director Hugo Pienaar joined eNews Channel Africa to discuss this.

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The proposed gambling tax draft legislation
21 June 2019 Tax & Exchange Control

The proposed gambling tax draft legislation

Louis Botha, Associate and Louise Kotze, Candidate Attorney in the Tax & Exchange Control practice, joined Classic FM to discuss the proposed gambling tax draft legislation that will be introduced during 2019, as announced in the 2019 Budget.

Samiksha Singh discusses probationary periods
18 June 2019 Employment

Samiksha Singh discusses probationary periods

Samiksha Singh, a Director in the Employment practice features on the Get up and go Breakfast Show on Cape Pulpit. She discusses probationary periods, and what employers need to do during this period.

Employees need to disclose their romantic relationships
10 June 2019 Employment

Employees need to disclose their romantic relationships

Anli Bezuidenhout, Senior Associate in the Employment practice joined the Lester Kiewit show on Cape Talk, to discuss romantic relationships in the workplace. She states that employees need to disclose their romantic relationships that were created in the workplace, so that the risks can be mitigated.