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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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Competition Alert
17 February 2010 Competition

Competition Alert

While cartel-busting remains high on the agenda, a spate of complaint referrals over the New Year should serve...customer.

Employment Alert
9 February 2010 Employment

Employment Alert

Did the employment relationship between David Sindane and Prestige Cleaning Services (Prestige) terminate...

Dispute Resolution Matters
2 February 2010 Dispute Resolution

Dispute Resolution Matters

A clause in a transport agreement for certain mining activities read as follows: "The employer may at any time...

Mining Matters
28 January 2010 Corporate & Commercial

Mining Matters

Many of the prospecting and mining rights (rights) granted by the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR)...

Tax Alert
21 January 2010 Tax & Exchange Control

Tax Alert

During the 2008 budget speech, the then Minister of Finance Trevor Manuel, suggest a levy be imposed on electricity...

Employment Alert
20 January 2010 Employment

Employment Alert

In terms of a Government Gazette dated 15 January 2010, the Minister of Labour published Regulations on hazardous work by children in South Africa.

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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.