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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...

Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr merger fully effective
1 September 2008

Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr merger fully effective

As of today, corporate law firm Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr will operate as a single entity with more than 130 directors and some 280 lawyers fairly evenly spread between offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town.

Phasing of townships
28 August 2008 Real Estate

Phasing of townships

The Town-planning and Townships Ordinance, 15 of 1986 (Transvaal) allows a township applicant to apply for a division of an approved township, before the township register is opened.

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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.