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Weak laws 'hinder investment in Africa'

South African listed property players are still concerned about a lack of legal structures and reliable regulations in other African countries, saying it is making investments on the continent a more difficult sell than European ones...

By Alistair Anderson 1 day ago

Mining Charter: What does it all mean?

Mining companies will need to start amending their legal and corporate structures if the challenges to the Mining Charter are unsuccessful...

By Giada Masina, Allan Reid and Deepa Vallabh 1 day ago

New law crimps hospital cash-back plans

The demarcation regulations clearly distinguish between medical insurance products and medical aid schemes...

By Roland Buys 3 days ago

Stakeholders blast Mining Charter as underhanded

The worst fears of a cross-section of mining industry stakeholders were realised when the latest iteration of the Mining Charter was released last week...

By Nicci Botha 19 Jun 2017

Finance Minister gazettes provisions of FICA Act

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has signed and gazetted the coming into operation of various provisions of the Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment (FICA) Act, 2017...

14 Jun 2017

Ridiculed Trump tweet prompts new legislation

A much-lampooned - and now-deleted - tweet by President Donald Trump has spurred a serious legislative effort aimed at stopping him from erasing his many misspelled missives and other online messages...

13 Jun 2017

Cape Town releases draft Harbour By-law for public comment

The City of Cape Town has released its draft Harbour By-law for the public to comment and submit their comments before 8 July 2017...

13 Jun 2017

Dti publishes retroactive notice on registration of Major B-BBEE Transactions

The dti has published a notice setting out the final thresholds for registration of Major B-BBEE Transactions...

By Verushca Pillay 12 Jun 2017

Home Affairs welcomes border management Bill

The Border Management Authority Bill was passed by the National Assembly on Friday, 9 June 2017...

12 Jun 2017

Sugar tax under fire from producers, unions and business

Cosatu, Busa and Sasasay introducing a sugar tax should be delayed as it will have a negative effect on employment in the industry...

8 Jun 2017

Trump and the politics of healthcare

In March, the US House of Representatives bill to replace the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) essentially stalled...

By Evan McCulloch 7 Jun 2017

Investors need clarity on BEE regulatory framework

In recent years, a lack of certainty regarding Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) has arisen, because of changes in the regulatory framework, which saw BBBEE becoming more stringent and placing a greater emphasis on ownership...

By Morné van der Merwe and Janine Howard 7 Jun 2017

Online gamblers forfeit R1m winnings to State

Illegal gamblers have forfeited over R1 million of their winnings to the State, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies...

29 May 2017

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China, Hong Kong top hubs for fake goods: Europol

China and Hong Kong are overwhelmingly the largest shipment centres for fake goods sold around the world, in a growing, complex battle against sophisticated counterfeiters, Europe's police agency said Thursday.

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Google faces record EU anti-trust fine: sources

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The EU's powerful anti-trust regulator will decide a historic case against Google in the coming weeks that could see the internet giant hit with a record fine, sources said on Friday, 16 June 2017.

3 days ago

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

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