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Credit life insurance regulations now in effect

The final credit life insurance regulations came into effect on 9 August 2017...

11 Aug 2017

Small law changes have huge impact on mining and oil & gas industries

Financial provisioning holds mining and petroleum companies responsible for the rehabilitation of the environment impacted by their operations...

By Hillary Botha, Tamzyn Cooper, Garyn Rapson 11 Aug 2017

Law 'required over unclaimed pensions'

Legislation is needed to compel pension fund administrators to increase efforts to trace beneficiaries and pay out billions of rand in unclaimed funds...

10 Aug 2017

Minister Zwane: Chamber of Mines consulted on Mining Charter

Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane says the Chamber of Mines was consulted on the draft of the Mining Charter...

8 Aug 2017

Have your say on B-BBEE defence sector code

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has approved and gazetted the draft Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) defence sector code for public comment...

7 Aug 2017

New tax law stifles foreign work benefits

If passed by Parliament, the Draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill proposal to remove foreign remuneration tax exemption will impact the willingness of South Africans to work abroad...

7 Aug 2017

How Fica affects politically exposed persons

President Jacob Zuma signed the Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment Act into law on 26 April 2017, avoiding expulsion from the Financial Action Task Force...

2 Aug 2017

Demand for OHS professionals grows with increase in legislation

The demand for professionals in the health and safety fields is growing with the global increase in health and safety laws and regulations and the increase in personal injury litigation...

1 Aug 2017

SAPS appeals court judgment on firearm renewals

The South African Police Service (SAPS) has filed a notice of appeal with the Constitutional Court in relation to the judgment on firearm renewals...

28 Jul 2017

Government looks at amending law to accommodate e-hailing services

The government has taken an initiative to amend the National Land Transport Act in an effort to accommodate e-hailing services which include Uber, Zebra, and Taxify...

28 Jul 2017

Mining Charter: Where to from here?

The new Mining Charter is on ice until the outcome of an urgent application for an interdict by the Chamber of Mines...

27 Jul 2017

Mining closures are all about planning

Coupled with the global movement of protecting the environment and leaving communities better off, mine closure is a complex process rather than a single event...

27 Jul 2017

ConCourt rules Diamond Act constitutional

Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane has welcomed a ruling which states that section 20A of the Diamonds Act, 1986 (as amended) is not unconstitutional...

25 Jul 2017

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International

Business mistakes too many law firms make

Being a really good attorney does not mean that you are a highly talented businessman or entrepreneur. This is something that is really important to understand since there is a pretty large number of law firms that end up bankrupt because of business related reasons, not because of problems caused by hired attorneys. With this in mind, here are some of the really common business mistakes that often appear with law firms and that can be disastrous in the long run.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 1 day ago

British American Tobacco facing Africa fraud probe

LONDON, UK - British American Tobacco is being investigated for possible fraud regarding company activities in Africa, it announced on Tuesday.

3 Aug 2017

Ex-Barclays CEO appears in court over fraud charges

LONDON, UK: Former Barclays chief executive John Varley appeared in a London court on Monday, 3 July 2017, over fraud accusations, the first time a boss of a global bank has faced charges arising from the 2008 financial crisis.

5 Jul 2017

EU states have right to ban Uber: top lawyer

LUXEMBOURG CITY, Luxembourg: EU member states can ban ride-hailing pioneer Uber without informing the European Commission because at heart it is an ordinary transport company under their jurisdiction, a top EU lawyer said Tuesday, 4 July 2017.

4 Jul 2017

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