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The Copyright Act does not require registration in order to acquire copyright in respect of a particular work. Instead copyright subsists automatically once a work has been completed ...
KISCH IP
In many companies it is common for business plans to evolve over time, however, what is often forgotten is their overriding intellectual property (IP) strategy ...
KISCH IP
In the recent matter between Woolworths Holdings Limited ("Woolworths") and Mrs. Sally Baikie ("the Complainant"), the Advertising Standards Authority of South Africa ("ASA")...
KISCH IP
Tennis fans flock to courtsides and televisions to watch Swiss tennis sensation Roger Federer and instantly recognize the iconic RF Logo that has become synonymous with the man.
KISCH IP
South Africa has experienced no fewer than four significant data breaches involving consumer's personal information held by businesses, in the preceding ten months alone.
KISCH IP
One of the interesting aspects of patents is the degree to which countries have harmonised their laws.
Dentons
South Africa's economy has stagnated and, for our economy to grow and attract significant infrastructure investments, there needs to be policy certainty, especially with regard to energy policy.
Dentons
The Government of the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire sought to clarify whether OHADA Member States (Member States) retain the powers ...
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
Last year the WTO upheld legislation in Australia, which severely restricted the advertisement of tobacco products, on the ground that the legislation qualified as a legitimate public health measure.
ENSafrica
Please contact our B-BBEE practice group if you require any assistance with your B-BBEE requirements or compliance, or if you wish to submit any comments to the proposed amendments to the Revised B-BBEE Codes.
ENSafrica
In addition to national competition regulators, Africa features a number regional bodies that have competition regulations.
ENSafrica
Hopefully with time market practice and interaction with regulators will clarify the above points.
ENSafrica
The OECD invites interested parties to submit any comments on this discussion draft by 7 September 2018.
ENSafrica
In litigation outside the confines of the Labour Court, the general principle is that costs follow the result.
ENSafrica
Extensions in terms of section 23(1)(d) are subject to this requirement.
ENSafrica
It creates the impression that, for all intents and purposes, the assignee becomes an employee of the client.
ENSafrica
The role of public interest considerations in the context of the merger control regime is elevated under the Revised Competition Bill.
TMF Group
South Africa is a highly regulated society and compliance with the myriad of laws can be daunting for any business.
ENSafrica
The Mining Commission issued a public notice on 17 July 2018, calling for mining licence holders to submit their local content plans to the Mining Commission.
ENSafrica
South African tax resident individuals may consider, whether for estate planning purposes or otherwise, to advance funds to offshore trusts for investment abroad.
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The issue of offensive trade marks rumbles on. In 2017, the landmark US decision in Matal v Tam came after the founder of an Asian-American rock group sought trade mark registration for the band's name, The Slants.
Dentons
The South African National Treasury has published proposals for a carbon offset scheme.
Thipa Denenga
When a party institutes legal action against another party, the plaintiff is entitled to claim interest over and above the capital amount.
Dentons
The Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (the CCMA) is a statutory body created for the purposes of addressing employment law disputes through alternative dispute resolution mechanisms.
Thipa Denenga
Section 37C of the Pension Funds Act 24 of 1956 governs the payment of pension benefits upon the death of a member.
Clyde & Co
The Prudential Standards for the Insurance Act have been published consequent to the Commencement Notice of the Insurance Act being gazetted.
Clyde & Co
On 21 June 2018 Kuben Naidoo, the Chief Executive Officer of the Prudential Authority, published a communication which confirms that the Insurance Act, 2017 will take effect on 1 July 2018...
ENSafrica
The designated areas for restriction are depicted in a diagram attached to the notice, which depicts all of South Africa's onshore and offshore petroleum acreage.
ENSafrica
2017 looks set to bring about unprecedented change in South Africa when it comes to leave relating to the birth or adoption of a child.
ENSafrica
The report was produced by the company Brand Finance and mentions that over the past year, the value of South African brands grew by an impressive 8% to ZAR426-billion.
ENSafrica
Welcome to the world of unconventional trade marks – smell, colours, shapes, sounds, tastes, gestures, moving logos and more.
ENSafrica
The revised Preferential Procurement Regulations 2017 ("PPPFA Regulations 2017") issued in terms of the Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act, 2000, came into effect on 1 April 2017.
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