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Finance and Banking Alert
21 October 2013 Finance & Banking

Finance and Banking Alert

Mr Shuttleworth famously sold his shares in Thawte, which earned him a substantial amount of money. He subsequently decided to emigrate from the Republic and to transfer all of his remaining assets out of the country.

Employment Alert
14 October 2013 Employment

Employment Alert

The Supreme Court of Appeal recently took to task a Temporary Employment Service (TES) for leaving its employees' employment in abeyance (similar to a lay-off or time-off until production increases) for over 10 years.

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Competition Alert
10 February 2009 Competition

Competition Alert

The Competition Amendment Bill was recently referred back to the National Assembly by President Kgalema Motlanthe for reconsideration, after he refused to sign it into law.

Dispute Resolution Matters
22 January 2009 Dispute Resolution

Dispute Resolution Matters

One of the many benefits of trading through a company or close corporation is the limited liability of the directors and members respectively for the losses of the entity.

Competition Alert
11 December 2008 Competition

Competition Alert

The Competition Commission has entered into a settlement agreement with the American Natural Soda Ash...

Competition Alert
11 November 2008 Competition

Competition Alert

Following a final round of amendments, the Parliamentary process regarding the Competition Amendment Bill...

Real Estate Newsletter
11 November 2008 Real Estate

Real Estate Newsletter

Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr's Real Estate practice named as the best in South Africa in top international legal and commercial directory.

Employment Alert
1 November 2008 Employment

Employment Alert

Recent research by Tokiso Dispute Settlement indicates a sharp increase in the number of disputes lodged at the...

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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.