Following the release of its position paper in February 2019, the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) published its long-awaited draft regulations
The Companies and Intellectual Property Commission reported that between 2011 and 2018, a total of 2 867 South African companies initiated business rescue proceedings in terms of Chapter 6 ...
We have recently seen that the South African Revenue Service ("SARS"), in conducting audits in respect of taxpayer's affairs...
Following the enactment of the Competition Amendment Act during 2019 and the subsequent promulgation of a number of the provisions
Recently, the Information Regulator called upon the President to proclaim the commencement of the remaining provisions of POPIA.
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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
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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.
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.
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...
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.
The Botswana Minister of Finance presented the 2020 Budget to parliament on 3 February 2020. No tax legislation amendments were proposed.
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.
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)
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.
This right falls under the umbrella of intellectual property rights and can therefore be commercially exploited as such.
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...
In the last two months the Competition Commission has lost three cartel cases before the Competition Tribunal.
It is fairly common for a subsidiary company to hold shares in its holding company, colloquially referred to as treasury shares.
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On 25 November 2019, the Supreme Court of Appeal delivered an interesting decision dealing with copyright infringement in cinematographic films.
Whether an act of dishonesty would lead to a breach in the trust relationship so as to render the continuation of employment intolerable.