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Will Act amendments render Competition Commission a 'toothless watchdog'?

Despite the fines, threat of sanctions and blacklisting imposed on firms involved in cartel activity, there appears to have been an increase in the number of cartels uncovered by the Competition Commission...

By Maphanga Maseko 14 Oct 2016

New Public Protector appointed

President Jacob Zuma has appointed Advocate Busisiwe Joyce Mkhwebane as the next Public Protector...

7 Oct 2016

PwC expands legal arm with law practice purchase

PwC has acquired the corporate advisory business of Read Hope Phillips (RHP) Attorneys, a leading South African corporate and M&A law firm, with effect from 1 November 2016...

6 Oct 2016

Malindi rejects ANC capture

The advocate who prosecuted Julius Malema on behalf of the ANC at his disciplinary inquiry was asked on Wednesday, 5 October 2016, about whether his appointment as a judge would create a perception that the judiciary was being captured by the ANC...

By Franny Rabkin 6 Oct 2016

Pull-out exhausts JSC

The Judicial Service Commission's bid to fill a Constitutional Court vacancy has suffered a setback again...

5 Oct 2016

How can online legal research save you time? Young lawyers share their insights

As demands heighten, a new breed of legal professionals have come to recognise and appreciate the efficiency, simplicity and accuracy of online legal research...

Issued by LexisNexis 5 Oct 2016

Judicial candidates fail to cut mustard

Interviews to fill vacancies on the bench got under way in Cape Town on Monday, 3 October 2016, with the Judicial Service Commission leaving open a position in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court, after three candidates - two senior counsel and a professor of constitutional law - failed to garner a majority of votes...

4 Oct 2016

NMMU, Rhodes lawsuit threat

NMMU and Rhodes University could be facing a lawsuit from hundreds of angry parents whose children have been affected by fee-related protests...

28 Sep 2016

How to successfully sell legal technology to lawyers

There are four reasons that legal technology providers have been unable to sustainably market their services to attorneys...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 20 Sep 2016

Guidance from the UK for SA insurers regarding fraudulent claims

The Hayward v Zurich Insurance Company PLC 2015 decision by the England and Wales Court of Appeal relating to insurance fraud has now been overturned on appeal by the UK Supreme Court. This appeal judgment sets an important precedent for the law relating to insurance fraud and will undoubtedly have an impact on the South African insurance industry.

By Willie van Wyk and Philene Spargo 19 Sep 2016

Tax Ombud term of office extended

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has extended the term of office of the Tax Ombud Judge Bernard Makgabo Ngoepe for a period of three years, commencing 1 October 2016...

14 Sep 2016

Winners of the 2016 African Legal Awards

The 2016 African Legal Awards were held at the Wanderers Club in Johannesburg on Friday, 9 September 2016...

By Shan Radcliffe 12 Sep 2016

Mkhwebane recommended for Public Protector top job

After a rigorous short-listing process and marathon televised interviews, the National Assembly has recommended that Advocate Busisiwe Joyce Mkhwebane be appointed as the new Public Protector...

8 Sep 2016

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