A major class action against bread producers found guilty of price fixing and market allocation by the Competition Commission has calculated that the damage to consumers amounted to a mere R2.1m, while the bread producers were fined almost R300m.
By Amanda Visser and Mark Allix 7 Mar 2014 08:44
Two Ten Chemicals has failed in its attempt to be repaid from death benefits for the loans it granted to the families of three deceased members to pay for funeral expenses.
5 Mar 2014 10:00
The launch event for 'Practical Guide to Media Law' took place yesterday, 4 March 2014 at Webber Wentzel Attorneys, authors of the new publication.
5 Mar 2014 09:26
Credit providers will from June this year have to change risk models as the credit amnesty by government will mean that credit histories have been wiped out, say lawyers.
By Amanda Visser 4 Mar 2014 08:49
Controversial Department of Fisheries acting deputy director-general Desmond Stevens has been removed from his position following the bungled allocation of fishing rights.
3 Mar 2014 07:32
KwaZulu-Natal has joined Gauteng and the Western Cape in allowing liquor to be sold on Sundays, only a few months after the central government's Department of Health said it would intensify its efforts to curb alcohol abuse by banning advertising.
3 Mar 2014 06:42
While the issue of legalising trade and exporting rhino horn is frequently debated in the conservation corridors of Washington, Nairobi and Brussels, Outraged South African Citizens Against Poaching (OSCAP) has decided to bring the debate to SA's doorstep.
28 Feb 2014 08:14
A disciplinary committee of the National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) has found one of its registered home builders, Woodglaze Trading (Pty) Ltd, trading as Ladybrick, guilty of 96 counts of contravention of section 14(1) of the Housing Consumers Protection Measures Act,1998 (Act No. 95 of 1998). The NHBRC has imposed a penalty of R1.4m on Woodglaze Trading.
28 Feb 2014 08:09
Vodacom is taking industry regulator the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) to court in a bid to stop it from implementing new mobile termination rates.
By Thabiso Mochiko 27 Feb 2014 10:53
Presently the Chinese trademark system has a reputation for being slow, expensive and complex. It is therefore anticipated that the third amendment to the trademark law of the People's Republic of China, which introduces significant changes, effective 1 May 2014, will be welcomed.
By Donvay Wegierski 26 Feb 2014 09:29
The Department of Social Development has called on all non-profit organisations (NPOs) that are registered with the department, and haven't submitted their annual reports, to do so by 31 March in order to avoid being deregistered.
25 Feb 2014 10:54
LontohCoal has filed a R112 million lawsuit in the Southern Gauteng High Court and a R9.3 billion lawsuit in the state of New York against former City Press reporter, Mpho Sibanyoni and Naspers respectively.
24 Feb 2014 14:17
The Namibian Competition Commission prohibited a proposed merger in terms of which Colas South Africa Proprietary Limited and Road Contractor Company (RCC) Limited were to acquire equal shareholding in Guinea Fowl Investments (which would be renamed Oryx Surfacing Proprietary Limited).
By Leana Engelbrecht 24 Feb 2014 08:57
As governments around the world come under pressure to collect tax to meet their growing needs and budget deficits there has been an increase in cross-border co-operation between tax authorities.
By Graeme Palmer 20 Feb 2014 07:59
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