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DA, EFF to join Molefe Labour Court case

The EFF and the DA have succeeded in their application to be admitted as interested parties in former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe's bid to have the Labour Court set aside his firing...

10 hours ago

Suspected human trafficker appears in court

A former South African National Defence Force (SANDF) General arrested in suspicion of human trafficking and fraud in Pretoria is appearing at the Pretoria North Magistrate Court today...

10 hours ago

Conference on alternative dispute resolution to address South Africa's inadequacies

The Johannesburg Global Pound Conference, being held on 29 June 2017 at Bowmans' offices in Sandton, will address the issue of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and the South African position...

15 hours ago

DA to intervene in 'forum shopping' Brian Molefe's Labour Court bid

The DA will on Tuesday apply to the Labour Court in Johannesburg to intervene as an interested party in an application brought by former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe...

1 day ago

Time running out to enter the Standard Bank Top Women Awards

Entries for the 14th annual Standard Bank Top Women Awards close on 30 June 2017...

Issued by Topco Media 1 day ago

Taxing income on the sale of properties

When does income accrue to a taxpayer from the sale of immovable properties in the course of its trade?

By Graeme Palmer 1 day ago

Employment Tax Incentive review needed to reduce payroll admin

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) introduced the Employment Tax Incentive (ETI) in January 2014 to stimulate employment for work seekers with little work experience and in the age bracket of 18-29...

By Lavine Haripersad 1 day ago

When is tax payable on sale of property?

The Tax Court in M v the Commissioner for SARS recently addressed the question of when does income accrue to a taxpayer from the sale of immovable properties in the course of its trade...

By Graeme Palmer 1 day ago

New ruling puts court trials in the spotlight

On 21 June 2017, the Supreme Court of Appeal handed down a judgment allowing video recording of a trial. This is seen as a victory for media freedom and open justice...

By Dario Milo and Lavanya Pillay 2 days ago

Public hearings on property sector bills to be held

Officials from the Department of Human Settlements will this week visit the Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal and the Western Cape for public hearings on the Property Practitioners Bill and the Home Loan and Mortgage Disclosure Amendment Bill...

2 days ago

Business transfer dismissal not always automatically unfair

In the recent case of Willem Hendrik du Plessis v AMIC Trading, the employee referred a matter to the Labour Court seeking an order declaring his dismissal by the employer automatically unfair...

By Fiona Leppan and Stephan Venter 23 Jun 2017

Court reverses media blackout in Karabo Mokoena murder case

The Johannesburg Magistrate's Court has rescinded its order that had barred the media from reporting on the bail application proceedings of Sandile Mantsoe, accused of murdering his lover, Karabo Mokoena...

By Naledi Shange 23 Jun 2017

ETI needs revision to ease the admin burden

Although the motives are good, the negative impact of the ETI is that it places an administrative burden on payroll departments...

By Lavine Haripersad 23 Jun 2017

China, Hong Kong top hubs for fake goods: Europol

China and Hong Kong are overwhelmingly the largest shipment centres for fake goods sold around the world, in a growing, complex battle against sophisticated counterfeiters...

23 Jun 2017

Information sharing with competitors can be dangerous

No business can compete in an information vacuum, as competition does not take place in a vacuum. In order to compete vigorously, one needs information...

By Ahmore Burger-Smidt 23 Jun 2017

Mining Charter: What does it all mean?

Mining companies will need to start amending their legal and corporate structures if the challenges to the Mining Charter are unsuccessful...

By Giada Masina, Allan Reid and Deepa Vallabh 22 Jun 2017

National Consumer Tribunal members appointed

President Jacob Zuma has appointed members to the National Consumer Tribunal, whose term of office will become effective from 1 July 2017...

22 Jun 2017

Weak laws 'hinder investment in Africa'

South African listed property players are still concerned about a lack of legal structures and reliable regulations in other African countries, saying it is making investments on the continent a more difficult sell than European ones...

By Alistair Anderson 22 Jun 2017

Last call to enter HiiL Justice Accelerator's Innovating Justice Challenge

The Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL) is offering up to €20,000 in equity-free grant money, access to a mentor network and potential future funding, as part of the HiiL Justice Accelerator's Innovating Justice Challenge...

22 Jun 2017

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Google faces record EU anti-trust fine: sources

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The EU's powerful anti-trust regulator will decide a historic case against Google in the coming weeks that could see the internet giant hit with a record fine, sources said on Friday, 16 June 2017.

19 Jun 2017

Ridiculed Trump tweet prompts new legislation

WASHINGTON, USA: A much-lampooned - and now-deleted - tweet by President Donald Trump has spurred a serious legislative effort aimed at stopping him from erasing his many misspelled missives and other online messages.

13 Jun 2017

France fines Facebook for data protection breaches

PARIS, France: France's data protection agency said Tuesday it had fined Facebook for collecting information on users without their knowledge, following a probe of the social network in cooperation with other European regulators.

18 May 2017

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