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Data Protection and Privacy Alert
27 November 2013 Technology, Media & Telecommunications

Data Protection and Privacy Alert

The Protection of Personal Information Act, No 4 of 2013 (Act) was promulgated into law on 26 November 2013. The Act's promulgation marks a significant move by the Legislature to provide for legislative requirements and mechanisms for data protection and privacy in South Africa.

Employment Alert
25 November 2013 Employment

Employment Alert

In Transnet SOC Limited v National Transport Movement Union (as yet unreported J2301/13, 21 October 2013) the Labour Court considered the question of whether a collective agreement concluded between an employer and third party unions may limit the right to strike by a non-party union.

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Tax Alert
15 April 2010 Tax & Exchange Control

Tax Alert

On 15 March 2010, the Gauteng South Division Tax Court delivered its judgment in respect of Case No. 12 401.

Employment Alert
14 April 2010 Employment

Employment Alert

Firms are increasingly being taken to task by the Competition Commission and Tribunal in respect of contraventions of the Competition Act (the Act).

Tax Alert
24 March 2010 Tax & Exchange Control

Tax Alert

In the case of TCT Leisure (Pty) Ltd v CSARS [2010] ZASCA (delivered 12 March 2010), the court had to deal with the question...

Employment Alert
23 March 2010 Employment

Employment Alert

The Labour Court in a Judgment of 10 March 2010 struck down a popular clause in a labour broking contract...

Employment Alert
10 March 2010 Employment

Employment Alert

In Rand Water v Bracks NO & Others (2007) 28 ILJ 2310 (LC), the Labour Court (the Court) held that 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.