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Allpay v CEO of SASSA: Dealing with alleged irregularities in awarding tenders
2 June 2014 Projects & Energy

Allpay v CEO of SASSA: Dealing with alleged irregularities in awarding tenders

On 29 November 2013, the Constitutional Court delivered a landmark judgment in AllPay Consolidated Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd and Others v Chief Executive Officer, South African Social Security Agency and Others 2014. In this case, the CC declared that the award of the tender to Cash Paymaster (successful bidder) to provide services for the payment of social grants over a period of five years for all nine provinces was constitutionally invalid.

Allpay V CEO of SASSA: The use of structural interdicts to remedy unlawful tender awards
2 June 2014 Projects & Energy

Allpay V CEO of SASSA: The use of structural interdicts to remedy unlawful tender awards

On 29 November 2013, the Constitutional Court (CC) delivered a landmark judgment in AllPay Consolidated Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd and Others v Chief Executive Officer, South African Social Security Agency and Others 2014 (1) SA 604 (CC) (AllPay 1). In this case, the CC declared that the award of a tender to Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) to provide services for the payment of social grants over a period of five years for all nine provinces was constitutionally invalid.

Allpay V CEO of SASSA: Greater scrutiny of economic empowerment in government tenders?
2 June 2014 Projects & Energy

Allpay V CEO of SASSA: Greater scrutiny of economic empowerment in government tenders?

This is the second article in a three-part series which considers the implications for public and private parties in concluding procurement contracts following the landmark judgment delivered by the Constitutional Court (CC) in AllPay Consolidated Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd and Others v Chief Executive Officer, South African Social Security Agency and Others 2014 (1) SA 604 (CC) (AllPay 1).

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Tax Alert
13 May 2011 Tax & Exchange Control

Tax Alert

The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) gave judgement in favour of SARS on 10 May 2011 in the case of...

Tax Alert
6 May 2011 Tax & Exchange Control

Tax Alert

The Federal Court of Australia on 12 April 2011 gave a far-reaching judgment in the case of...

Tax Alert
21 April 2011 Tax & Exchange Control

Tax Alert

Having regard to the complex tax and accounting rules and the interaction between these two...

Employment Matters
20 April 2011 Employment

Employment Matters

If a CCMA Commissioner makes a credibility-finding against a witness in an arbitration award, as a general rule...

Mining and Minerals Alert
18 April 2011 Corporate & Commercial

Mining and Minerals Alert

We would like to remind clients that the Department of Mineral Resources’ (DMR) new online application...

Tax Alert
15 April 2011 Tax & Exchange Control

Tax Alert

There was a report in the Economic Times of India on April 6th that the Authority for Advanced Rulings...

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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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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.