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Prasa files lawsuit to recoup money spent on locomotives

The Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa), which runs the MetroRail and Shosholoza Meyl services, has filed a lawsuit to recoup the money it has paid so far for 70 new locomotives meant to replace its part of its ageing fleet, the Mail & Guardian reported on Friday, 17 June 2016...

By Ernest Mabuza 17 Jun 2016

Casino industry body queries additional casino licence

On Friday 10 June 2016, in Government Gazette No 40058, the Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies increased the maximum number of casino licences that may be granted in the country...

14 Jun 2016

GALA release new videos on global food advertising

The Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA) has released two new video series on complying with advertising laws around the world...

9 Jun 2016

All credit providers will need to register from 11 November 2016

The current legal requirement that only those credit providers that have a total principal debt owed to them, under all outstanding credit agreements, other than incidental credit agreements, exceeding R500,000...

By Janine Will 7 Jun 2016

Restraints of trade in sale of business agreements often accepted

As a rule, it is lawful for parties to enter into very limited restraints of trade or non-competition arrangements, when it is necessary to protect the goodwill of a business being sold, provided the restraint clause is reasonably limited...

By Albert Aukema and Nazeera Mia 2 Jun 2016

#AfricaMonth: Resolving South Africa's Model Law lag

With the draft International Arbitration Bill soon to be tabled in Parliament, Bizcommunity asked Jackwell Feris and Jonathan Ripley-Evans, Directors in Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr's Dispute Resolution Practice, to give us some more insight as to what this means for the South African legal landscape...

31 May 2016

Compliance forms part of a company's reputation

Compliance with the South African laws and regulations is directly linked to a business's reputation and companies need policies in place to ensure adherence by employees, clients and suppliers...

19 May 2016

Nissan to be fined for emissions cheating in South Korea

South Korea says it will fine Nissan for manipulating emissions data on a popular diesel sports utility vehicle, bringing the Japanese car giant into a widening global scandal...

18 May 2016

Norway sovereign wealth fund to sue Volkswagen: report

LONDON, UK: Norway's sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, is to sue German carmaker Volkswagen over an emissions-cheating scandal that caused it huge losses, the Financial Times reported Sunday...

17 May 2016

R10m fine for failure to notify Competition Commission of healthcare merger

Life Healthcare Group and Joint Medical Holdings have agreed to pay an administrative penalty of R10 million - the highest fine ever imposed to date for a failure to notify a merger...

16 May 2016

Hospitality takeover wins approval with terms

The takeover of hotel-focused property fund Hospitality by Southern Sun Hotels has been approved by SA's competition authorities, with conditions...

By Alistair Anderson 16 May 2016

ASA loses weight debate

If you don't believe the claims Herbex makes about weight loss, don't bother complaining to the Advertising Standards Authority...

12 May 2016

Coca-Cola bottlers' merger finally approved

The much delayed merger to create Africa's largest Coca-Cola bottler was finally given the nod on Tuesday by the Competition Tribunal...

By Hilary Joffe 12 May 2016

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