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PetroSA boss fired
PetroSA boss fired

The board of the Central Energy Fund (CEF) yesterday rescinded the appointment of Tshepo Kgadima as chairman of state oil company PetroSA...

28 Nov 2014 12:30

Joemat-Peterssen faces probe calls over PetroSA
Joemat-Peterssen faces probe calls over PetroSA

Opposition parties want Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Peterssen investigated for misleading the public over her role in the appointment of PetroSA chair Tshepo Kgadima...

27 Nov 2014 09:11

Twin Peaks legislation expected to reach Parly in May
Twin Peaks legislation expected to reach Parly in May

CAPE TOWN: A draft bill aimed at reforming South Africa's financial regulatory system is expected to be tabled in May 2015, the National Treasury said on Tuesday, 25 November.

26 Nov 2014 07:32

Reportable arrangements: Proposed Replacements of existing notices
Reportable arrangements: Proposed Replacements of existing notices

Section 35(2) of the Tax Administration Act, No 28 of 2011 (TAA), currently provides that an arrangement will be reportable, among others, if it is listed as such by the Commissioner for the South African Revenue Service (SARS) by public notice, and if the commissioner is satisfied that the arrangement may lead to an undue tax benefit...

By Megan McCormack 25 Nov 2014 11:29

Public Protector backs law fraternity's call for public procurement revamp
Public Protector backs law fraternity's call for public procurement revamp

Public Protector Adv. Thuli Madonsela agrees that the challenges presented by the system and rules governing public procurement need attention...

24 Nov 2014 11:55

Avoid traps when filing an urgent application
Avoid traps when filing an urgent application

The very last result that a company wants when proceeding with an urgent application is for its application to be dismissed for lack of urgency...

By Munya Gwanzura 24 Nov 2014 06:51

PetroSA boss storms newspaper... gets ejected
PetroSA boss storms newspaper... gets ejected

Controversial PetroSA chairman Tshepo Kgadima stormed into the Times Media Group's Johannesburg offices, and ended up being removed by security...

21 Nov 2014 09:54

Special economic zones regulations being finalised
Special economic zones regulations being finalised

The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) is finalising the regulations of Special Economic Zones (SEZs), Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti said...

21 Nov 2014 07:40

Local procurement a legal requirement: minister
Local procurement a legal requirement: minister

The procurement of local content is not just a recommendation, it is a legal requirement for state entities, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies...

21 Nov 2014 07:22

Groundbreaking Intellectual Property Law text introduced by Spoor & Fisher - Lion's Wing
Groundbreaking Intellectual Property Law text introduced by Spoor & Fisher

Intellectual property experts Spoor & Fisher and the Anton Mostert Chair of Intellectual Property at Stellenbosch University have unveiled the highly anticipated new IP text book, Dean & Dyer: Introduction to Intellectual Property Law...

Issued by Lion's Wing 20 Nov 2014 13:56

Grace Belger
Avoid lawyers and be human...

There is a lesson here for Cell C (and other companies, for that matter) in the Cell C banner debacle. When you are facing a reputational crisis, the worst reaction is to be defensive; run to the lawyers and advertise...

By Grace Belger 19 Nov 2014 15:21

Popularity of SA wines heightens threat of fraud
Popularity of SA wines heightens threat of fraud

A first at this year's Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction was the application of security foil strips to each bottle of wine on auction...

By Donvay Wegierski 12 Nov 2014 11:31

COMESA merger assessment guidelines published
COMESA merger assessment guidelines published

The recently published COMESA merger assessment guidelines aim to provide clarity on when a merger needs to be notified.

12 Nov 2014 07:56

Cover pricing is collusive in nature
Cover pricing is collusive in nature

Cover pricing is a practice in terms of which a firm, in response to an invitation to tender, submits a fictitious, higher bid by agreement with its competitor to deliberately lose a tender, thereby ensuring that the competitor with whom the agreement is struck is the successful bidder.

By Natalie von Ey and Kitso Tlhabanelo 7 Nov 2014 08:04

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