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Employment Law's Latest Report on Whistleblowing
9 December 2013 Employment

Employment Law's Latest Report on Whistleblowing

Our latest global thought leadership report, Whistleblowing: an employer's guide to global compliance, is based on a unique multi-jurisdictional research project on the highly topical subject of whistleblowing.

Tax Alert
29 November 2013 Tax & Exchange Control

Tax Alert

The Income Tax Act, No 58 of 1962 (the Act) contains a definition of a 'group of companies' in s1 of the Act. However, a narrower definition of the term 'group of companies' is contained in s41 of the Act, which applies to certain corporate tax roll-over rules and other provisions contained in the Act.

Pro Bono and Human Rights Alert
28 November 2013 Pro Bono & Human Rights

Pro Bono and Human Rights Alert

During the past financial year, the firm donated more than R 8 million in pro bono legal services to individuals and worthy causes. The firm has further donated in excess of R8.5 million in pro bono legal services from the period January to October 2013. In addition CDH submitted its first United Nations Global Compact Communication on Progress during June 2013, which is available online.

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Tax Alert
6 August 2010 Tax & Exchange Control

Tax Alert

Several developments have occurred in the exchange control area recently.

Employment Alert
4 August 2010 Employment

Employment Alert

May a trade union enjoy the benefits of a registered trade union whilst its appeal against a decision to deregister it is pending?

Tax Alert
30 July 2010 Tax & Exchange Control

Tax Alert

Binding Class Ruling No. 21 (BCR 21) dealing with the application of section 8C of the Income Tax Act (the Act)...

Employment Matters
28 July 2010 Employment

Employment Matters

The issue of whether or not the contents of a dismissal letter advising an employee of the reasons for his dismissal...

Tax Alert
23 July 2010 Tax & Exchange Control

Tax Alert

Since its introduction in 2002, section 12H of the Income Tax Act, dealing with deductions in respect of learnership...

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An agent's right to commission
2 January 2008 Dispute Resolution

An agent's right to commission

An agent will have a claim for commission on a sale agreement if he introduced the parties to one another, thereby being the effective cause of the sale.

Beware the bogeyman
6 November 2004 Black Economic Empowerment (BEE)

Beware the bogeyman

The macro-economic rationale that lies at the heart of black economic empowerment (BEE) is to address the...

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Tax Law Amendment Act
16 May 2016 Tax & Exchange Control

Tax Law Amendment Act

The ministry of finance says that the 2015 Tax Law Amendment Act provisions relating to retirement will come into force on 1 March 2016, however the annuitization requirement for provident fund will be postponed to the 1 March 2018 but some tax experts are concerned that the delays will hit consumers in the long term. Ruaan van Eeden, director in the Tax and Exchange Control practice explains the implications of this latest development.

Johan Jacobs talks about the budget speech
16 May 2016 Trusts & Estates

Johan Jacobs talks about the budget speech

Johann Jacobs, national practice head and director in the Trust and Estates practice talks about the budget speech which was delivered by the finance minister from trusts tax perspective.

Employment tax incentives
10 March 2016 Tax & Exchange Control

Employment tax incentives

Nicole Paulsen, associate in the Tax and Exchange Control practice speaks about employment tax incentives and how it expires.