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DA: Zuma must suspend Ellen Tshabalala now
DA: Zuma must suspend Ellen Tshabalala now

Gavin Davis, the DA's Shadow Minister of Communications, says Jacob Zuma needs to suspend Ellen Tshabalala immediately...

15 Dec 2014 09:07

WEF identifies Bridgett Majola as Global Shaper
WEF identifies Bridgett Majola as Global Shaper

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has identified Bridgett Majola, a senior associate in the Finance and Banking practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr, as a World Economic Forum Global Shaper...

12 Dec 2014 06:47

Bowman Gilfillan assists SABMiller in $2.9bn deal
Bowman Gilfillan assists SABMiller in $2.9bn deal

In a recent article by the Financial Timesthey confirmed that deal-making in the sub-Saharan region is buoyant as most investors set aside short-term worries and bet big on the continent's growth prospects...

12 Dec 2014 06:16

Green skeletons: corporate social responsibility advances
Green skeletons: corporate social responsibility advances

The term 'corporate governance', and possibly the term 'corporate social responsibility', is bandied about in commercial circles with an air of confidence that is most beguiling...

By Neil Kirby 12 Dec 2014 07:23

Determination of administrative penalties in settlements
Determination of administrative penalties in settlements

The Competition Tribunal is empowered to impose administrative penalties for various offences, including collusive tendering or cover pricing which is prohibited by s4(1)(b) the Competition Act, No 89 of1998...

By Natalie von Ey and Kitso Tlhabanelo 12 Dec 2014 07:01

Porn downer for StarSat
Porn downer for StarSat

NEWSWATCH: StarSat has lost its bid to appeal the revocation of its licence to air porn, reports Times Live...

11 Dec 2014 07:53

Degrees of stupidity
Degrees of stupidity

NEWSWATCH: Times Live reports on SA's list of fakes... those who claimed to have qualifications that in fact they did not...

11 Dec 2014 07:40

Photographer wants R20m from GCIS for unlawful distribution of Madiba image
Photographer wants R20m from GCIS for unlawful distribution of Madiba image

NEWSWATCH: Photographer Shaun Harris is seeking R20m in compensation from the GCIS for the unauthorised use of a Nelson Mandela photo he took in 1999...

10 Dec 2014 08:39

Act protects citizens against noise pollution
Act protects citizens against noise pollution

Noise is a natural consequence of whatever we do. It forms part of our everyday lives and, we often just tolerate it. However, noise has the capacity to cause conflict between those who are generating it and those who are victims of it...

By Michali Zachariou and Chantelle Gladwin 10 Dec 2014 11:15

Ombudsman orders Regent Life to pay funeral claim
Ombudsman orders Regent Life to pay funeral claim

An insurer has been ordered to pay a funeral claim that had been declined on the basis that the life insured had reached 21 years because the policyholder had neither been given notification nor the opportunity to pay an increased premium...

10 Dec 2014 12:51

Strikes drive officials back to school
Strikes drive officials back to school

Violent and costly strike action, a lack of discipline in the public education sector and the effectiveness of minimum service agreements for public servants were the topics of choice for three prominent office bearers who graduated from NMMU...

10 Dec 2014 13:30

Act deems signed email as a signed contract
Act deems signed email as a signed contract

In one of the most important judgments on contract law in recent years, the Supreme Court of Appeal found that the exchange of emails by parties to a contract with each of the parties typing their first names at the end of the emails was sufficient to cancel a contract which could only be cancelled in writing signed by both parties...

By Aslam Moosajee 10 Dec 2014 11:05

SA marks Anti-Corruption Day
SA marks Anti-Corruption Day

South Africa has joined the international community in commemorating the 2014 International Anti-Corruption Day...

10 Dec 2014 10:08

Billboard a springboard for more vigorous consumer activism
Billboard a springboard for more vigorous consumer activism

If you Google 'consumer activism SA' you will not find many examples, other than complaints on sites like hellopeter.com. This is not surprising, as South African consumers are notoriously complacent.

By Natascha van Vuuren 10 Dec 2014 12:58

Thomson Wilks accepts bitcoin payments
Thomson Wilks accepts bitcoin payments

Law firm Thomson Wilks Inc has announced that it is now accepting bitcoin from its clients as a means of payment, enabled by bitcoin investment company, Voomar...

10 Dec 2014 10:59

DA: Remove Tshabalala from Transnet Board
DA: Remove Tshabalala from Transnet Board

The DA wants Ellen Tshabalala immediately from the Transnet Board...

9 Dec 2014 09:39

SA's online content regulation: A legal minefield
SA's online content regulation: A legal minefield

You may need to rethink how easily you click on 'I accept' messages online as these can be legally binding, even without a digital signature due to click wrap agreements, say Pria Chetty and Denise Fouche of EndCode...

By Leigh Andrews 9 Dec 2014 08:00

Suspensions raise fears SARS could miss targets
Suspensions raise fears SARS could miss targets

Instability within the South African Revenue Service (SARS) has prompted fears about its ability to meet demanding revenue targets...

By Linda Ensor and Evan Pickworth 9 Dec 2014 11:29

Nott appointed as director at Norton Rose Fulbright
Nott appointed as director at Norton Rose Fulbright

Greg Nott has been appointed as head of Norton Rose Fulbright's Africa practice in South Africa...

9 Dec 2014 08:21

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