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Facial recognition…a necessary evil?
1 September 2014 Technology, Media & Telecommunications

Facial recognition…a necessary evil?

An investigative report was recently released by DigBoston (a free, alternative newsweekly published in Boston, Massachusetts) in respect of a new event-monitoring facial recognition surveillance system used by the City of Boston (City) as part of a pilot project during two public music events held in May and September 2013.

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Employment Alert
7 November 2011 Employment

Employment Alert

Employers cannot simply overlook the importance of verifying the residency status of foreign employees before dismissal...

Tax Alert
4 November 2011 Tax & Exchange Control

Tax Alert

Judgment was handed down on 19 October 2011 in what should be a landmark case for the law of residency...

Employment Alert
1 November 2011 Employment

Employment Alert

In CEPPWAWU obo Hlebela v Lonmin Precious Metals Refinery [2011] JOL 27447 (CCMA), the CCMA found...

Tax Alert
28 October 2011 Tax & Exchange Control

Tax Alert

SARS decided not to proceed with the introduction of the proposed new Section 8G, dealing with perpetual debt...

Employment Alert
24 October 2011 Employment

Employment Alert

In a recent judgment out of the Eastern Cape High Court (the Court), the Court had to consider whether an employee...

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A name is worth a thousand suits
1 February 2008 Dispute Resolution

A name is worth a thousand suits

The Supreme Court of Appeal recently handed down a decision confirming that a name can be protected against any unauthorised use or publication.

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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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.