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Europlaw Group and the strategic partnership with IFX (UK)

IFX (UK) and Europlaw will be managing currency exposures as a specialist discipline involving complex strategies, best conducted by professionals wholly engaged with volatile foreign exchange markets...

Issued by Europlaw 19 May 2017

EU fines Facebook $120m over 'misleading' info in WhatsApp takeover

BRUSSELS - The European Commission on Thursday fined US social media giant Facebook 110 million euros ($120 million) for providing incorrect and misleading information on its takeover of WhatsApp...

19 May 2017

France fines Facebook for data protection breaches

PARIS, France: France's data protection agency said Tuesday it had fined Facebook for collecting information on users without their knowledge, following a probe of the social network in cooperation with other European regulators...

18 May 2017

Hospitality industry needs answers on proposed Liquor Amendment Bill

The hospitality industry is concerned about the unfavourable implications the amendment bill will have. “As it is we don't know where we stand and we need answers...”

17 May 2017

Judge curbs Uber engineer in trade secrets case

A judge has ordered an Uber engineer at the center of a self-driving car trade secrets suit sidelined and files taken from Alphabet-owned Waymo returned...

16 May 2017

SASSA to appeal court ruling

The SASSA CEO, Thokozani Magwaza, says the agency plans to appeal the judgment handed down by the North Gauteng High Court, which allows deductions from social grant beneficiaries' accounts...

12 May 2017

NERSA launches probe into Eskom over PPA impasse

The National Energy Regulator's electricity sub-committee has launched a formal investigation into Eskom's conduct...

12 May 2017

High Court issues declaratory order in favour of Net1

The High Court has issued the declaratory order sought by Net 1 that the Social Assistance Act and recent Regulations promulgated in terms thereof do not restrict social grant recipients in their operation of their banks accounts...

10 May 2017

Future of Consumer Goods and Services Ombudsman at risk

The future of the Consumer Goods and Services Ombudsman is at risk because thousands of businesses are refusing to register and fund it...

By Wendy Knowler 10 May 2017

eNatis struggle may drag on

The Road Traffic Management Corporation is ready to take over running eNatis from Tasima, but the company has approached the Supreme Court of Appeal in a last-ditch attempt to wrest back control of the system...

By Khulekani Magubane 8 May 2017

National Consumer Tribunal ruling could cost Edcon millions

A ruling by the National Consumer Tribunal looks set to wipe out much of Edcon's R400m-a-year club-fee income...

By Ann Crotty 4 May 2017

Tribunal finds the club fee charged by Edcon to be unlawful

The National Consumer Tribunal handed down judgment against Edcon on Tuesday that the club fee charged by Edcon to its credit customers...

3 May 2017

Trade and Industry gazettes Forest Sector Codes

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has gazetted the Amended Broad-Based Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Forest Sector Codes...

2 May 2017

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Daily Mail pays Melania Trump damages over escort claim

LONDON, UK - Britain's Daily Mail newspaper apologised to US First Lady Melania Trump and agreed to pay her damages over an article that included allegations that she worked as an escort in the 1990s.

18 Apr 2017

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