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An unfortunate by-product of strike action in South Africa is the common occurrence of unlawful and sometimes violent conduct on the part of certain members ...
ENSafrica
The Taxation Laws Amendment Act, 2018, which was promulgated on 17 January 2018, amended South African tax legislation by overhauling two provisions relating to the reduction of debt, namely section 19 of the Income Tax Act, 1962 ...
ENSafrica
It is becoming increasingly easy for employees in the workplace to record conversations, meetings and disciplinary enquiries without the consent of the employer to do so.
ENSafrica
On 1 February 2019, the South African Minister of Finance published the Financial Matters Amendment Bill (the "Bill") containing a long-awaited amendment to section 83 of the Insolvency Act, 1936.
ENSafrica
The Anton Piller order is an extraordinary thing. It's essentially an evidence-preserving legal mechanism.
ENSafrica
The Mauritian Government announced in its 2018-2019 budget speech major changes to be brought to the Mauritian Financial Services sector ...
ENSafrica
A recent judgment in a trade mark opposition in Seychelles is worth a look, not only because it involves a major international brand ...
ENSafrica
What exactly is unlawful competition? Unlawful competition is often lumped together with IP, and indeed there are obvious links: the common law action of passing off
ENSafrica
The employee discipline process generally starts with an employee being given notice to attend a disciplinary enquiry.
Hogan Lovells
Following the recent landmark decision of the South African Constitutional Court, in which the private and personal use of cannabis was decriminalised, together with the publication of guidelines regarding the...
Spoor & Fisher
Trade mark owners with registrations in Burundi and/or Rwanda are reminded that certain trade marks need to be renewed this year in order to remain valid.
Adams & Adams
In the past twelve months, South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal has handed down four judgments concerning trade marks.
Spoor & Fisher
About 30% of consumers are unknowingly buying fake goods when making online purchases, according to the Global Online Shopping Survey.
Spoor & Fisher
Recent OAPI trade mark opposition judgments highlight the fact that the system works.
Adams & Adams
Our North Africa operation has confirmed that it is now possible for owners of trade marks locally registered in Morocco – as well as international registrations designating Morocco – to record a suspension application at the customs authorities.
Fasken
Employers of domestic workers must ensure that they pay their domestic workers not less than the prescribed minimum wage.
Clyde & Co
On 23 November 2018, Judge Collis of the Gauteng Provincial Division showed again, how progressive the South African judicial system can be.
Clyde & Co
The final Regulations relating to the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (the "POPI Act") have now been published.
Adams & Adams
The Republic of South Africa ceased to be a member of the British Commonwealth of Nations and became an independent republic in 1961. After 1994 it rejoined the Commonwealth.
Adams & Adams
The East African Community (EAC) is a regional intergovernmental organisation entered into force on 1 July 2010 with the following members: Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda.
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In the past twelve months, South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal has handed down four judgments concerning trade marks.
Spoor & Fisher
Trade mark owners with registrations in Burundi and/or Rwanda are reminded that certain trade marks need to be renewed this year in order to remain valid.
Clyde & Co
The final Regulations relating to the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (the "POPI Act") have now been published.
Clyde & Co
On 23 November 2018, Judge Collis of the Gauteng Provincial Division showed again, how progressive the South African judicial system can be.
Adams & Adams
The Republic of South Africa ceased to be a member of the British Commonwealth of Nations and became an independent republic in 1961. After 1994 it rejoined the Commonwealth.
Spoor & Fisher
About 30% of consumers are unknowingly buying fake goods when making online purchases, according to the Global Online Shopping Survey.
Adams & Adams
Our North Africa operation has confirmed that it is now possible for owners of trade marks locally registered in Morocco – as well as international registrations designating Morocco – to record a suspension application at the customs authorities.
Fasken
Employers of domestic workers must ensure that they pay their domestic workers not less than the prescribed minimum wage.
Spoor & Fisher
Recent OAPI trade mark opposition judgments highlight the fact that the system works.
Clyde & Co
On 28 September 2018, the Financial Sector Conduct Authority, published amendments to the Policyholder Protection Rules ("PPRs") ...
TMF Group
South Africa is a highly regulated society and compliance with the myriad of laws can be daunting for any business.
Pieter van der Zwan & Associates
The increase in the VAT rate from 14% to 15% was arguably the biggest announcement in the 2018 Budget Review from a tax perspective. This change in VAT rate will impact consumers directly ...
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