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Employment Alert
25 November 2013 Employment

Employment Alert

In Transnet SOC Limited v National Transport Movement Union (as yet unreported J2301/13, 21 October 2013) the Labour Court considered the question of whether a collective agreement concluded between an employer and third party unions may limit the right to strike by a non-party union.

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).

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Tax Matters
26 February 2009 Tax & Exchange Control

Tax Matters

Section 24B of the Income Tax Act No. 58 of 1962 has been amended with effect from 21 October 2008 by providing that...

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.

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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.