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Legal advice boosts IPPs case against Eskom

Independent power producers (IPPs), who are waiting for Eskom to sign power purchase agreements (PPA), are entitled to approach the courts to force Eskom to sign these agreements, the South African Renewable Energy Council (SAREC) said on Wednesday, 18 January...

By Lutho Mtongana 2 days ago

Hollard's Imperial deal cracks nod

Insurer Hollard's R2.3bn bid for Imperial's Regent group of companies advanced in December after the African leg of the deal (excluding SA) obtained the required regulatory approvals, Imperial said on Tuesday...

By Moyagabo Maake 3 days ago

VW pleads guilty to US criminal charges, pays $4.3bn in 'dieselgate'

Volkswagen AG will plead guilty to three criminal charges and pay a total $4.3 billion in fines to settle the emissions cheating scandal known as "dieselgate"...

12 Jan 2017

Arms deal man sues Absa over closure of accounts

Politically connected businessman Fana Hlongwane, whose bank accounts were closed after he underwent review as a politically exposed person in 2013, is suing Absa for R7m...

By Carol Paton 9 Jan 2017

Coca-Cola heads for tricky AB InBev deal

Competition analysts believe it will involve another year of detailed engagements with competition regulators in many African countries...

9 Jan 2017

Dos Santos daughter cleared to head Angola oil giant

Angolan president Jose Eduardo dos Santos's daughter has been cleared to head the national oil company Sonangol, after a court rejected a legal challenge...

30 Dec 2016

Counterfeit sneaker bust at border post

Counterfeit sneakers worth R8.7 million were seized at the Lebombo border post in Mpumalanga, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) said...

29 Dec 2016

ConCourt dismisses tender review application against Eskom

Eskom has welcomed the Constitutional Court's decision to dismiss the application by Westinghouse to review the awarding of a tender for the replacement of six steam generators at Koeberg Power Station...

22 Dec 2016

Nokia sues Apple for patent infringement

Nokia announced on Wednesday, 22 December 2016, it is suing Apple in German and US courts for patent infringement, claiming the US tech giant was using Nokia technology...

22 Dec 2016

Top court overturns decision to quash EU-Morocco trade deal

LUXEMBOURG: The EU's top court on Wednesday overturned a lower tribunal's decision to quash a European trade deal with Morocco...

22 Dec 2016

Fake goods worth R60m seized in Joburg

Law enforcement agencies have seized counterfeit goods with an estimated value of R60 million at shops in Johannesburg's central business district...

21 Dec 2016

Ashley Madison dating site to pay $1.6m over breach

WASHINGTON, USA: The operators of the Ashley Madison affair-minded dating website have agreed to pay a $1.6 million penalty over a data breach...

20 Dec 2016

#BestofBiz 2016: Legal

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2016 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Legal portal over the past year below.

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