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Tax Alert
25 July 2014 Tax & Exchange Control

Tax Alert

The creation of contributed tax capital (CTC) and the return thereof by a company to its shareholders has been the subject matter of some misconception over the years.

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.

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Tax Alert
28 October 2011 Tax & Exchange Control

Tax Alert

SARS decided not to proceed with the introduction of the proposed new Section 8G, dealing with perpetual debt...

Employment Alert
24 October 2011 Employment

Employment Alert

In a recent judgment out of the Eastern Cape High Court (the Court), the Court had to consider whether an employee...

Employment Matters
21 October 2011 Employment

Employment Matters

The CCMA may arbitrate disputes relating to unfair labour practices involving the provision of benefits to employees.

Tax Alert
21 October 2011 Tax & Exchange Control

Tax Alert

Mr Hartnett is the permanent secretary for tax at Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs in England.

Competition Alert
20 October 2011 Competition

Competition Alert

As of 1 August 2011, the Restrictive Trade Practices Monopolies and Price Control Act of Kenya was repealed...

Employment Alert
17 October 2011 Employment

Employment Alert

At first blush it seems a bit peculiar to have to pass legislation called "The Law on the Right to Sit in Employment" as Israel did in 2007.

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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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Nicholas Preston comments on Shakes Mashaba and Isegund Gordan having a contract at the same time.
6 August 2014 Employment

Nicholas Preston comments on Shakes Mashaba and Isegund Gordan having a contract at the same time.

Newly appointed Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba arrives back in South Africa after a tour of Mali as the official coach of the senior national team. Isegund Gordan’s contract with SAFA runs until the end of the month, but a employment lawyer says this is perfectly legal that both men can be contracted for the same position at the same time. Director, Nicholas Preston gives comment.

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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.