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Hogan Lovells
Following the enactment of the Competition Amendment Act during 2019 and the subsequent promulgation of a number of the provisions
Tabacks
Recently, the Information Regulator called upon the President to proclaim the commencement of the remaining provisions of POPIA.
Adams & Adams
The discussions surrounding the phenomenon of constitutional damages has been gaining momentum in the past few years. Interestingly, this remedy is not a very new one in our law
Adams & Adams
Recently, the Information Regulator approached South Africa's President to issue a commencement date of 1 April 2020 for the remaining provisions of the POPI Act.
Tabacks
Many people are use social media platforms to negotiate a number of transactions and the question arises whether the exchange of these messages can be recognised in our law as enforceable contracts.
KISCH IP
Section 33(1) of the Companies Act 71 of 2008 (as amended) ("Companies Act"), states that every company must file an Annual Return. The Companies and Intellectual Property Commission's...
KISCH IP
Reports have been circulating that the Protection of Personal Information Act, Act No 4 of 2013 ("POPIA") is to be implemented on 1 April 2020.
ENSafrica
The Botswana Minister of Finance presented the 2020 Budget to parliament on 3 February 2020. No tax legislation amendments were proposed.
Werksmans Attorneys
The provisions in the Basic Conditions of Employment Act 75 of 1997 relating to parental, adoption and commissioning parental leave came into effect on 1 January 2020.
ENSafrica
We are thrilled to report that ENSafrica was named South African Trademark Firm of the Year at the annual Global IP Awards, presented by prestigious IP publications World Trademark Review (WTR)
Schoemanlaw Inc.
One of the challenges which face our South African creative industry today is the exploitation of their work, either by global or local companies without fair or even any compensation.
KISCH IP
This right falls under the umbrella of intellectual property rights and can therefore be commercially exploited as such.
Werksmans Attorneys
A Public Benefit Organisation ("PBO") is defined in the Income Tax Act as a non‑profit company or a trust which has been incorporated, formed or established in South Africa and which has the sole...
Werksmans Attorneys
In the last two months the Competition Commission has lost three cartel cases before the Competition Tribunal.
Werksmans Attorneys
It is fairly common for a subsidiary company to hold shares in its holding company, colloquially referred to as treasury shares.
Adams & Adams
On 25 November 2019, the Supreme Court of Appeal delivered an interesting decision dealing with copyright infringement in cinematographic films.
Werksmans Attorneys
Whether an act of dishonesty would lead to a breach in the trust relationship so as to render the continuation of employment intolerable.
Werksmans Attorneys
A recent case decided by the South African High Court has examined the curious interplay of an employee's rights as they arise from both the written contract of employment and, at the same...
Werksmans Attorneys
Often directors of companies that face financial difficulties have questions which they are too reluctant or embarrassed to ask. As a consequence, Rome is left to burn while the Roman...
ENSafrica
whether insufficiency of funds was not reasonably foreseeable, and therefore constitutes reasonable grounds for non-payment of employees tax, considered.
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