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Why lawmakers should consider psychological solutions
21 July 2014 Dispute Resolution

Why lawmakers should consider psychological solutions

South Africa is currently implementing a traffic regulation scheme called Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences ("AARTO"). The AARTO scheme penalises drivers for offences such as speeding, failing to carry a valid driving licence while driving and not wearing a seatbelt.

When can a trade union be held in contempt of court?
21 July 2014 Employment

When can a trade union be held in contempt of court?

In a judgment handed down by the Labour Appeal Court (LAC) on 12 June 2014 (Food and Allied Workers Union v In2food (Pty) Ltd (case number J861/2013) the LAC had occasion to consider the circumstances under which a trade union can be held in contempt of a court order prohibiting an unprotected strike.

Tax Alert
18 July 2014 Tax & Exchange Control

Tax Alert

It appears that there is often uncertainty whether the transfer of an interest in a partnership from one partner to another (ie either a new or existing partner) should be subject to value-added tax (VAT).

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Employment Matters
5 December 2011 Employment

Employment Matters

An Apple employee was dismissed for making negative comments about the company on Facebook.

Tax Alert
2 December 2011 Tax & Exchange Control

Tax Alert

The payment of VAT refunds has been the subject matter of much controversy over the last few months.

Tax Alert
25 November 2011 Tax & Exchange Control

Tax Alert

Wall Street has been "occupied", Greece and Italy got "technocrat" governments overnight, Nouriel Roubini...

Tax Alert
18 November 2011 Tax & Exchange Control

Tax Alert

Is an employee entitled to Pay-As-You-Earn (PAYE) credits on assessment where his employer has not actually...

Employment Alert
14 November 2011 Employment

Employment Alert

The National Economic Development and Labour Council (NEDLAC) released labour bills for comment to the...

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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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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.