Moneyweb is suing Fin24 for copyright infringement and unlawful competition based on seven articles, published over a year, which included news elements derived - with attribution - from Moneyweb.
12 Dec 2013 11:37
In October 2011 the SCA had occasion, in the matter of Dormell Properties 282 CC vs Renasa Insurance Company Limited and Others NNO 2011 (1) SA 70 (SCA)("Dormell"), to consider and pronounce upon the status and enforceability of a construction guarantee under circumstances where a dispute existed between the Contractor and the Employer in whose favour the guarantee had been issued.
By Nick Muller 12 Dec 2013 10:37
Section 6 of the Competition Amendment Act, 2009 ("Amendment"), which came into effect on 1 April 2013, formalised the powers of the Competition Commission ("Commission") to conduct market inquiries.
By Lerisha Naidu 12 Dec 2013 12:25
Once an employee has proved that he or she was dismissed unfairly during arbitration proceedings then the arbitrator may make an order for reinstatement or compensation. However, if the employer takes the order on review to the Labour Court then the question arises whether prescription continues to run against the order while the review process is underway.
By Jacques van Wyk 12 Dec 2013 13:54
Media company Primedia is mulling its legal options over the sudden departure of Gasant Abarder‚ who it claims absconded from his position...
By Paul Vecchiatto 11 Dec 2013 10:47
As of 6 December this year you will no longer see a nurturing mother feeding her happy baby a bottle of formula milk as an advertisement in any newspaper, magazine, on a website or on television.
By Lize Mills 11 Dec 2013 09:28
After a four-year battle with its competitor Nestle, the UK Appeals Court has refused the registration of Cadbury's trademark application for the specific colour purple that Cadbury has used for over 150 years in relation to its chocolate wrapping.
By Christophe van Zyl 11 Dec 2013 13:51
A servitude is a right which one person has over the property of another. Servitudes are either personal or praedial and one of the most common forms of personal servitudes are usufructs which allow the usufructuary the right to enjoy the "fruits" (the produce or income) from property owned by another.
By Dylan Bradford 11 Dec 2013 13:05
Multi-national law firm Eversheds has announced a tie up with Mahons Attorneys in South Africa, giving the firm bases in Johannesburg, Cape Town and in Mauritius. Mahons will rebrand to take the Eversheds name in 2014.
11 Dec 2013 13:20
The Protection of Personal Information Act No. 4 of 2013 (POPI) was signed into law in November. It comes at a time when marketing has just entered the promised land of customer profiling, behavioural advertising, big data, and multiple marketing channels.
By Steve Ferguson 9 Dec 2013 08:42
Thomson Reuters has been selected to work with the Nigerian State of Lagos to publish a compendium of consolidated reformed laws of the state. The compendium will be available to the government, the legal profession and the public alike, and will enable citizens, businesses and investors to have access to all laws in a more systematic and simplified way.
5 Dec 2013 13:24
The unbearable lightness of Yunus Carrim as he seeks to limit the damage from the Special Investigative Unit report on endemic SABC corruption.
By Ed Herbst 4 Dec 2013 08:09
The editor of the Informer community newspaper in the Eastern Cape did not appear in court on trespassing charges as he was scheduled to do yesterday.
4 Dec 2013 09:22
It is a department tasked with enforcing the rights of workers but now the Department of Labour is being dragged to court for failing to adhere to its own rules.
By Zoë Mahopo 10 Dec 2013 06:06
An employer who withheld an employee's pension pay out on grounds that his mismanagement of stocks had caused losses of more than R2.7m has been ordered by the Pension Funds Adjudicator to pay the withdrawal benefit.
10 Dec 2013 08:32
Responding to the criminal charges laid against the Sunday Times, its editor Phylicia Oppelt and journalist Bobby Jordan by Sekunjalo Investments, the South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef) has strongly condemned the decision and urges Sekunjalo and its executive chairperson, Dr Iqbal Survé, to reconsider its decision.
9 Dec 2013 09:03
The Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act was signed into law by President Jacob Zuma last week and once the commencement date is proclaimed‚ companies will have a year to become fully compliant with the Act or face criminal sanctions and civil damages.
By Amanda Visser 4 Dec 2013 06:48
Public Protector Thuli Madonsela on Monday moved to stop the leaking of provisional investigation reports to the media.
4 Dec 2013 10:58
ENSafrica announced that the firm is extending its reach yet again and is set to open an office in Mauritius.
4 Dec 2013 11:58
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