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Before dealing with these trends, we first set out the proposed transaction in BPR 274.
ENSafrica
On 10 June 2017, the President announced the imposition of a 0.2% import levy on all imports from outside the Member States of the African Union.
ENSafrica
NIPA is set to replace the Foreign Investments Act, 1990 and, if implemented, will result in far-reaching changes in the Namibian foreign investment regime.
ENSafrica
Where the HTVI approach applies, tax administrators are entitled to consider ex post outcomes as presumptive evidence in evaluating the appropriateness of ex ante pricing arrangements.
ENSafrica
The taxpayer sought an order declaring that section 34(2) of the Amending Act is inconsistent with the Constitution, and invalid to the extent that it provides that section 44 (9A) of the Act shall be deemed...
KISCH IP
One of the main drivers behind copyright law is to promote the development of art and culture.
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KISCH IP
Micro-organisms, although the subject matter of patent applications from as early as 1873 internationally, are fast becoming a focus area in South African local patent practice.
KISCH IP
South Africa, being blessed with an abundance in natural resources, naturally, sees its fair share of patent applications directed towards a process or apparatus for producing a product.
ENSafrica
The without prejudice rule has long been part of South African law. This rule provides that statements, including admissions of liability, made in an attempt to settle litigation between parties.
ENSafrica
Market participants must take note that the proposed amendment does not, in fact, achieve the aim of alleviating the administrative burden in margining-type transactions.
ENSafrica
The most important of these provisions is found in the newly-enacted section 198A.
ENSafrica
Article 26 of the Ugandan Constitution enshrines the right to property and the protection from deprivation of property, subject only to the prompt payment of fair and adequate compensation...
ENSafrica
The trial of murder-accused Henri van Breda has attracted widespread media attention in recent months.
ENSafrica
A recent decision involving registered designs is a reminder of how useful design law can be, in the sense that it can be used to protect an almost limitless range of products.
ENSafrica
On 30 June 2017, after an initial round of public commentary undertaken by the JSE Limited on the proposed amendments to the JSE Debt Listings Requirements, the South African Registrar of Securities...
ENSafrica
A highly unusual thing about Google, which according to Brand Finance has now become the world's most valuable brand (USD109.4-billion), is that it is seemingly able to defy the rule...
ENSafrica
We've written a fair bit about copyright recently, and much of our focus has been on how the digital age has brought about a marked change in attitude towards copyright (often bordering on ignorance)...
KISCH IP
The Copyright Amendment Bill was first published in 2015 for public comment, and was predominantly met with a large amount of criticism.
ENSafrica
An increasing number of African companies do business in the Far East, and many of them register their trade marks in the region's major markets.
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Most virtual currencies are privately issued, although a number of central banks have expressed an interest in the development of a national virtual currency.
KISCH IP
CONGRATULATIONS you have manufactured a new craft beer and people love it!
ENSafrica
As anyone who's interested in trade mark law knows, it is possible to protect product shapes through trade mark registrations, but it isn't easy. In some countries, it's particularly difficult...
Thipa Denenga
When a party institutes legal action against another party, the plaintiff is entitled to claim interest over and above the capital amount.
ENSafrica
On 10 February 2017, the provisions of Budget Law, 2017, enacted on 31 December 2016, were published.
Pieter van der Zwan & Associates
It appears as if interest in making use of the venture capital company tax incentive is increasing. BPR274 deals with an investment by a venture capital company in a solar electricity generation business.
ENSafrica
These stories, such as the ones below, often make the points far better than we ever could.
ENSafrica
The SARB has now issued two circulars relating to IP and exchange control.
ENSafrica
The Chamber also confirmed that it will seek an interdict to suspend the implementation of the 2017 Mining Charter and further, to take it on review.
KISCH IP
Nestlé, the Swiss confectionary company, may need to follow its KitKat slogan and take a break from its ten-year battle with Cadbury to get the particular shape of its four-fingered chocolate bar...
KISCH IP
The relevant Act that governs and regulates labelling of wine products is the Liquor Products Act 60 of 1989 ("the LPA").
ENSafrica
The fundamental requirement for trade mark protection through registration is, of course, distinctiveness and this excludes many of the names that companies opt to protect.
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