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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

Unpacking PoPI Act to employees is essential

The legal interpretation of the Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPIA) legislation impact is often dealt with at a high-level with management, which then fails to provide support in unpacking, analysing and interpreting the specific impact and remedies...

15 May 2017

Treasury tweaks insurance bill

The Treasury has agreed to changes to the insurance bill in a bid to accelerate the transformation of the industry...

11 May 2017

Egypt parliament passes investment law

Egypt's parliament on Sunday adopted a law whose aim is to attract foreign investors to the country as authorities seek to redress its struggling economy...

9 May 2017

Could the Hate Speech Bill criminalise all speech?

The Hate Speech Bill should cause South Africans sleepless nights, as it criminalises virtually all speech of any consequence...

By Martin van Staden 8 May 2017

You are about to be banned!

Of course we all know that the advertising bans of alcohol products is getting closer and closer...

By Chris Brewer 8 May 2017

DR Congo miners upset at US 'conflict mineral' rules

In the lush hills of eastern DRC, miners complain that recent US rules against "conflict minerals" have bitten into their meagre income...

5 May 2017

President Zuma signs the FICA Bill

President Jacob Zuma has signed the Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment (FICA) Act, which amends the Financial Intelligence Centre Act, 2001...

2 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

Taiwan: cats and dogs are off the menu

Lawmakers in Taiwan recently announced that the eating of dogs and cats has been banned...

25 Apr 2017

Wait! Only 36% of your beef burger may be the real stuff

They are the country's biggest-selling frozen beef patties but a close look at the packaging reveals that they are not very beefy at all - just 36% beef...

25 Apr 2017

Arbitrary arbitrations and fairness

The Constitutional Court often introduces principles of equity and fairness which are enshrined in the constitution when dispensing justice...

By Jonathan Ripley-Evans 7 Apr 2017

Public invited to comment on proposed property, mortgage laws

Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has urged the public to make inputs on the Property Practitioners Bill, 2016 and the Home Loan and Mortgage Disclosure Amendment Bill...

5 Apr 2017

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International

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

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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