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Projects and Infrastructure Alert
18 June 2014 Projects & Energy

Projects and Infrastructure Alert

In assessing the 2014 State of the Nation Address, it appears to be game on indeed. President Zuma signalled his clear intentions towards South Africa's energy sector when he stated that "this situation calls for a radical transformation of the energy sector, to develop a sustainable energy mix that comprises coal, solar, wind, gas and nuclear energy".

New responsible authorities identified to regulate water use
10 June 2014 Environmental

New responsible authorities identified to regulate water use

The then-Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs on 23 May 2014 established three new Catchment Management Agencies under the National Water Act, No. 36 of 1998. CMAs are responsible for the management of water resources within the defined catchment areas. The establishment of CMAs has the purpose of delegating water resource management to the regional or catchment level and to involve local communities within water management.

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Tax Alert
1 July 2011 Tax & Exchange Control

Tax Alert

Despite having entered an objection against an assessment, or having noted an appeal against...

Tax Alert
24 June 2011 Tax & Exchange Control

Tax Alert

If you own residential immovable property through a trust, company or close corporation (CC) you should really think about transferring the property into your own name.

Tax Alert
17 June 2011 Tax & Exchange Control

Tax Alert

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) recently published a report on...

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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.