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Data Protection and Privacy Alert
27 November 2013 Technology, Media & Telecommunications

Data Protection and Privacy Alert

The Protection of Personal Information Act, No 4 of 2013 (Act) was promulgated into law on 26 November 2013. The Act's promulgation marks a significant move by the Legislature to provide for legislative requirements and mechanisms for data protection and privacy in South Africa.

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.

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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.