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Employment Alert
18 November 2013 Employment

Employment Alert

The Labour Court previously found, on more than one occasion, that an arbitration award that orders the payment of money prescribes after a period of three years in terms of the Prescription Act, No 68 of 1969 (Act).

Tax Alert
15 November 2013 Tax & Exchange Control

Tax Alert

Earlier this year, the Federal Court of Australia issued the judgment of Resource Capital Fund III LP v Commissioner of Taxation [2013] FCA 363 (26 April 2013).

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Competition Alert
9 June 2009 Competition

Competition Alert

On 28 August 2009 the Competition Amendment Act, No 1 of 2009, was published in Government Gazette No 32533...

Business Rescue Matters
28 May 2009 Corporate & Commercial

Business Rescue Matters

Shareholders are one of the categories of 'affected persons' in business rescue proceedings.

Company Law Matters
21 May 2009 Corporate & Commercial

Company Law Matters

The Companies Act 71 of 2008 has been assented to by the President and is now a law of the land.

Competition Alert
11 May 2009 Competition

Competition Alert

On 28 August 2009 the Competition Amendment Act, No 1 of 2009, was published in Government Gazette No 32533...

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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.