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Immigration Alert
19 February 2014 Employment

Immigration Alert

Amidst the awaited amendments to our labour legislation, South African employers will now also be faced with further amendments to the legal landscape in relation to expatriate employees.

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Mining Matters
30 June 2010 Corporate & Commercial

Mining Matters

On 30 June 2010 a Stakeholders' Declaration on Strategy for the Sustainable Growth and Meaningful Transformation...

Competition Alert
15 June 2010 Competition

Competition Alert

Litigants in Competition Law are becoming increasingly aware that proceedings in the Tribunal are far less strict than in a civil court.

Competition Alert
9 June 2010 Competition

Competition Alert

The Commission is increasingly opting to make use of its statutory powers of search and seizure in pursuit...

Tax Alert
9 June 2010 Tax & Exchange Control

Tax Alert

Generally, the repurchase of shares by a company that is funded out of the company reserves is treated as a dividend for tax purposes.

Employment Alert
7 June 2010 Employment

Employment Alert

The recent decision of Interpark (South Africa) Limited v Andre Joubert and Another demonstrates the careful...

Tax Alert
26 May 2010 Tax & Exchange Control

Tax Alert

The draft Bill, released for comment on Monday 10 May 2010, contains a number of tax proposals that were highlighted...

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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.