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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".

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Tax Alert
25 March 2011 Tax & Exchange Control

Tax Alert

South Africa imposes exchange controls. I do not know what the economic effects of the controls are.

Tax Alert
18 March 2011 Tax & Exchange Control

Tax Alert

Bell's whisky is by all accounts a popular drink in South Africa. It recently featured prominently in two cases...

Tax Alert
11 March 2011 Tax & Exchange Control

Tax Alert

The battle against the smuggling of illegal cigarettes is ongoing and the huge profits are generally ploughed back into this lucrative business venture.

Tax Alert
4 March 2011 Tax & Exchange Control

Tax Alert

The current wording of the tax legislation has the result that both employers and participants in share incentive schemes...

Consumer Protection Act Alert
1 March 2011 Corporate & Commercial

Consumer Protection Act Alert

1 April 2011 will be anything but a day of general foolishness. The remainder of the Consumer Protection Act will come...

Budget Alert
23 February 2011 Tax & Exchange Control

Budget Alert

Good news for employers is the proposal to extend the current learnership deductions, which were due to expire...

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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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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.