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Recycling under the Waste Act
22 September 2009 Environmental

Recycling under the Waste Act

One of the aims of the newly enacted National Environmental Management: Waste Act, 59 of 2008, (Waste Act) is to encourage the reduction, reuse, recycling and recovery of waste.

New air emissions standards
20 September 2009 Environmental

New air emissions standards

The coming into force of the National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act, 2004 (the AQA) in September 2005 set the scene...

Intellectual Property Matters
17 September 2009 Technology, Media & Telecommunications

Intellectual Property Matters

Louis Vuitton Malletier S.A. recently approached the European Court of First Instance (CFI) for an injunction...

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The Way to BEE
1 July 2007 Black Economic Empowerment (BEE)

The Way to BEE

Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr has compiled this guide to broad-based black economic empowerment (BEE)...

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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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Tax Law Amendment Act
16 May 2016 Tax & Exchange Control

Tax Law Amendment Act

The ministry of finance says that the 2015 Tax Law Amendment Act provisions relating to retirement will come into force on 1 March 2016, however the annuitization requirement for provident fund will be postponed to the 1 March 2018 but some tax experts are concerned that the delays will hit consumers in the long term. Ruaan van Eeden, director in the Tax and Exchange Control practice explains the implications of this latest development.

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.