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State seeks to build closer ties with media
State seeks to build closer ties with media

President Jacob Zuma says government will establish a platform for members of the media and government to share ideas on a range of issues.

20 Oct 2014 08:28

Cosatu plans 'funeral march' for e-tolls
Cosatu plans 'funeral march' for e-tolls

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) plans to hold a symbolic "funeral march" for Gauteng's e-toll system over the weekend.

17 Oct 2014 12:04

Debt collection and flight, fight or freeze concept
Debt collection and flight, fight or freeze concept

The scientific notion of flight, fight or freeze describes responses triggered by the perception that we are under physical or mental threat. This concept has percolated the legal fraternity over the years and it recently shared the spotlight with advocate Barry Roux and Gerrie Nel in the Oscar Pistorius trial.

By Keolebogile Mugabe 16 Oct 2014 11:23

Competition Commission grants exemption to NHN
Competition Commission grants exemption to NHN

The National Hospital Network (NHN), a network of independently-owned private hospitals, earlier this year applied for an exemption in terms of section 10 of the Competition Act, 89 of 1998.

16 Oct 2014 10:43

Collusive conduct in automotive industry investigated
Collusive conduct in automotive industry investigated

The Competition Commission announced on Monday, 13 October that it was investigating various instances of collusive conduct in the market for the manufacture and supply of automotive components used to manufacture motor vehicles.

16 Oct 2014 09:50

Assessment focuses on conditions of POPI Act
Assessment focuses on conditions of POPI Act

4Di Privaca, an information security and privacy professional services practice, have developed a POPI Impact Self-Assessment service for the small to medium enterprise.

16 Oct 2014 08:29

SA, France sign nuclear cooperation agreement
SA, France sign nuclear cooperation agreement

The Department of Energy has confirmed that South Africa has signed an Inter-Governmental Framework Agreement on Nuclear Cooperation with France.

15 Oct 2014 09:21

Municipality instructed to comply with audit report
Municipality instructed to comply with audit report

North West MEC for Local Government and Human Settlements, Collen Maine, says the department will take steps against Lekwa Teemane local municipality within the next 30 days, if the municipal council fails to act on the recommendations of an audit report.

15 Oct 2014 08:59

DTI seeks to prosecute illegal verification agents
DTI seeks to prosecute illegal verification agents

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has embarked on Operation Khusela to clamp down on illegal verification agents who issue fraudulent BEE and company registration certificates.

14 Oct 2014 11:09

Provisions in CPA applicable to franchise agreements
Provisions in CPA applicable to franchise agreements

The Consumer Protection Act, 68 of 2008, (CPA) has been in effect since it was signed into law on 24 April 2011 and accordingly has now been in operation for a period of three years.

By Christopher Tucker and David Hepburn 13 Oct 2014 12:20

SARS 'rogue agency' claims may not be far-fetched
SARS 'rogue agency' claims may not be far-fetched

Former special forces operative Mike Peega's dossier claiming that SARS ran a rogue unit targeting politicians and businessmen close to Zuma in 2007 was easily discredited at the time.

By Mzilikazi Wa Africa, Piet Rampedi 13 Oct 2014 10:47

Trading in electricity in Johannesburg
Trading in electricity in Johannesburg

In most instances consumers are supplied with electricity either by a municipality or Eskom. However, in some instances the consumer may be supplied by a private third party 'middle man', who purchases electricity from either a municipality/Eskom and then re-sells it to a consumer.

By Ramon Pereira and Christopher Tucker 13 Oct 2014 10:43

Cross-border M&A deals give access to new customers
Cross-border M&A deals give access to new customers

Africa's share of global mergers and acquisitions (M&A) has risen in the past year as global and African companies alike seek access to customers and natural resources, reveals a new survey by global law firm Baker & McKenzie.

13 Oct 2014 09:18

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