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What are the legal implications of your company's social media use?

A new book, Social Media in the Workplace, published by LexisNexis South Africa, offers a much-needed guide to the legal and reputational risks inherent in social media use...

Issued by LexisNexis 6 hours ago

Discovery gets bank licence

Discovery Bank has become the second new bank to obtain a licence from SA's banking regulators as the market is opened to new competitors for the first time in almost two decades...

By Hilary Joffe 2 days ago

McKinsey looks to court over refund

Consultancy firm McKinsey has made a major concession: it is prepared to "pay back the money" Eskom is claiming from it "in full"...

By Sikonathi Mantshantsha 11 Oct 2017

KPMG told to hand over tax agency's probe memo

KPMG has been ordered to provide the memo for the original briefing it got from the South African Revenue Service (SARS) outlining the scope of the audit firm's mandate to investigate issues such as the existence of a "rogue unit" at the tax agency...

6 Oct 2017

EU pauses inquiry into Bayer-Monsanto takeover

The EU said Thursday it had "stopped the clock" on its probe into German chemical firm Bayer's proposed mega-takeover of US agri-giant Monsanto while it waits for the companies to provide information...

6 Oct 2017

Eskom says pay back the money

Eskom has asked McKinsey and Trillian Capital to pay back the money it says was unlawfully paid to them...

6 Oct 2017

Competition Commission drops investigation into Aspen's alleged excessive pricing

The Competition Commission has dropped its investigation into local company Aspen for allegedly charging excessive prices...

By Katharine Child 5 Oct 2017

SARS head Tom Moyane wants MPs to look into KPMG's handling of 'rogue unit' report

South African Revenue Service (SARS) commissioner Tom Moyane has written to the chairman of Parliament's finance committee, Yunus Carrim, to register his "dissatisfaction" with the manner in which KPMG dealt with its report on the "rogue" unit at SARS.

By Linda Ensor 2 Oct 2017

Union hopes to land 18% stake in Coca-Cola bottler

Katishi Masemola, general secretary of the Food and Allied Workers' Union, is hoping his members will bag an 18% stake in Coca-Cola Beverage South Africa (CCBSA), the largest Coca-Cola bottler in SA...

By Ann Crotty 29 Sep 2017

The #datamustfall war - Competition Commission weighs in

After a public outcry, which included a social media campaign under the hashtag #datamustfall, South Africa's competition regulators, ICASA and now the Competition Commission have announced investigations aimed at bringing the costs of data down...

By Burton Phillips 29 Sep 2017

AB InBev shares climb after Competition Tribunal conditional approval to SAB deal

Anheuser-Busch InBev's share price gained 2.3% to R1,620 after the Competition Tribunal conditionally approved Atlanta-based Coca-Cola's acquisition of SAB's shares in Coca Cola Beverage Africa (CCBA)...

By Robert Laing 28 Sep 2017

Auditing firm ditches Oakbay while Outa triumphs in court

Auditing firm SizweNtsalubaGobodo (SNG) on Tuesday joined the growing list of firms ditching the Gupta family's Oakbay Resources and Energy and its related entities...

27 Sep 2017

Sell-by dates 'tempered with'

Companies that tamper with sell-by labels can be criminally prosecuted and fined...

By Nico Gous 27 Sep 2017

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