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Technology, Media and Telecommunications Alert
5 March 2014 Technology, Media & Telecommunications

Technology, Media and Telecommunications Alert

On 24 January 2014 the Minister of Communications published a National Integrated Information Communication and Technology (ICT) Policy Green Paper aimed at revamping South Africa's current out-of-date and misaligned ICT Policies.

Employment Alert
3 March 2014 Employment

Employment Alert

The Protection of Personal Information Act, No 4 of 2013 (POPI) is primarily aimed at promoting the protection of personal information of a data-subject which is processed by both public and private bodies.

Environmental Alert
3 March 2014 Environmental

Environmental Alert

In the case of Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited v Regional Director: Free State Department of Water Affairs & 6 Others SCA 971/2012, the Supreme Court of Appeal held that a directive issued under the National Water Act, No 36 of 1998 regarding the pumping and treatment of acid mine drainage remained binding on the owner of land after it had sold the land, notwithstanding the fact that a new entity now mines that area but does not contribute to the costs of pumping and treating.

Real Estate Alert
3 March 2014 Real Estate

Real Estate Alert

This Alert sets out the differences between electric fencing certificates and certificates of compliance and considers the legal consequences flowing from non-compliance with the respective regulations.

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The New Companies Act
31 August 2010 Corporate & Commercial

The New Companies Act

The new Companies Act 71 of 2008 is expected to come into force during the last quarter of 2010.

From recruitment to retirement
27 August 2010 Employment

From recruitment to retirement

For many employers, the key to having a productive and high-performing workforce is recruiting the right people to start with.

Tax Alert
27 August 2010 Tax & Exchange Control

Tax Alert

The Taxation Laws Amendment Bill was submitted to Parliament on 24 August 2010.

Tax Alert
20 August 2010 Tax & Exchange Control

Tax Alert

Provisional taxpayers are reminded of the fact that they have to submit their IRP6 form for the first period by 31 August 2010.

Employment Alert
19 August 2010 Employment

Employment Alert

The Constitution grants every worker the right to strike. But what is the position of those workers who do not wish to strike?

Competition Alert
14 August 2010 Competition

Competition Alert

The Tribunal has confirmed settlement agreements between the Competition Commission and Anix Trading ...

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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.