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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).

Two bills that heighten marine protection passed by parliament
8 November 2013 Environmental

Two bills that heighten marine protection passed by parliament

The Merchant Shipping (International Oil Pollution Compensation Fund) Contributions Bill (Compensation Bill) and Merchant Shipping (Civil Liability Convention) (CLC Bill) have been passed by Parliament and sent to President Zuma for assent. The Bills have the purpose of heightening protection of the marine environment.

Construction and Engineering Alert
6 November 2013 Construction & Engineering

Construction and Engineering Alert

In a recent reportable judgment of Stefanutti Stocks (Pty) Ltd v S8 Property (Pty) Ltd decided in the Gauteng Division, Johannesburg on 23 October 2013, the court was called upon to assess and interpret the terms of the Joint Building Contracts Committee Contract (JBCC) regarding the enforceability of an adjudicator's award prior to the commencement and/or conclusion of arbitration proceedings.

BEE Alert
4 November 2013 Black Economic Empowerment (BEE)

BEE Alert

On 11 October 2013, the final and long-awaited revised Codes of Good Practice (revised Codes) were published in the Government Gazette.

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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...

Competition Alert
14 October 2008 Competition

Competition Alert

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

Competition Alert
14 October 2008 Competition

Competition Alert

In the last two months, the Competition Commission has launched investigations into the concrete and brick...

Real Estate Matters
1 October 2008 Real Estate

Real Estate Matters

In the recent case of Picardi Hotels Ltd v Thekweni Properties (Pty) Ltd 2008 SCA 128, the Supreme Court...

Employment Matters
17 September 2008 Employment

Employment Matters

Restraint of trade finds its place in the South African legal system as a means to protect the interests of the party in...

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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.