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On 10 May 2019, the Chief Inspector of Mines published, in terms of the Mine Health and Safety Act, 1996 (the "MHSA"), a Guidance Note on Medico-Legal Investigations of Mine Deaths.
Hogan Lovells
The rapid developments in technology have left many electronic spaces unregulated, with lack of or minimal protection to the consumer.
ENSafrica
Donald Trump comes up in our articles from time to time, as does the issue of bad faith. Both come up in this one.
ENSafrica
We have written before about the case concerning the look-a-like Range Rover Evoque on sale in China for a fraction of the price of the real thing.
ENSafrica
There was a highly unusual trade mark opposition matter in the USA recently.
ENSafrica
This requirement applies to all companies, public or private.
Adams & Adams
The High Court in Pretoria has ruled that Gauteng's current Health MEC, Dr Gwen Ramokgopa, must pay for all damages sustained as a result of a local rugby league player's death at the Steve Biko Hospital.
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
The FIC's publication encourages those dealing in South African real estate to be aware of money laundering relating to the sector.
Hogan Lovells
Across the country, the business community accepts that firms with diversity in leadership perform better financially, have better client relationships and increase their opportunities for innovation.
Fasken
The title of this email note would appear to be an obvious truism, but it was one that recently came to hurt an employer resulting in the reinstatement some four years later of 17 employees dismissed for allegedly participating in an unprotected strike.
Hogan Lovells
The much-anticipated Competition Amendment Act 18 of 2018 (Amendment Act), has been signed into law by President Cyril Ramaphosa.
Adams & Adams
Why is South Africa's proposed new Copyright Amendment Bill receiving so much opposition from the country's creative sector and education publishers?
ENSafrica
Some brands simply seem to play a major role in our lives – Apple, Facebook, Google, Netflix.
ENSafrica
A long-running legal dispute in the USA involving the brand Louis Vuitton is interesting.
ENSafrica
We have reported on the demise of the ASA in previous articles, but there's now a new advertising sheriff in town, the ARB, a body whose strapline is "Consumer protection through responsible advertising".
ENSafrica
Botswana and Zambia signed the ACFTA on 10 February 2019 at the 32nd summit of the African Union in Addis Ababa, whereas the Ethiopian Council of Ministers approved the ACFTA on 2 February 2019...
Hogan Lovells
More often than not a conveyancing process is the last step to the conclusion of a new property development. Ideally a conveyancer, who will eventually register the establishment of a new township...
Adams & Adams
The Ethiopian Intellectual Property Office (EIPO), in collaboration with the World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO), has officially adopted an online trade mark filing system.
Hogan Lovells
The AfCFTA is a big step towards the dream of economic unity across Africa, and the fact that it has moved towards entry into force in a relatively short time period shows the dynamic of goodwill
Clyde & Co
In the recent decision of Ratlou v MAN Financial Services SA (Pty) Ltd [2019] ZASCA 49, the Supreme Court of Appeal ("SCA") had to adopt a purposive approach to the interpretation of the term
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