The complainant (name withheld to protect identity of a minor child) brought a complaint against the Mineworkers Provident Fund (respondent) over the non-payment of the death benefit, following the death of the respondent's member...
6 Jun 2017
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12 Dec 2016
As has become tradition over the past few years, members of the public will be able to have a basic will drafted by an attorney, free of charge, during National Wills Week, held from 12 - 16 September 2016...
12 Sep 2016
Your last will and testament is the only valid and legally enforceable instruction left behind to express the wishes and estate division guidelines of a deceased. To ensure that the remaining family members and beneficiaries are not left in a perilous situation and that the wishes of the deceased are honoured, it is essential to avoid common pitfalls at drafting stage...
20 Jul 2016
In the recent case of Constantia Insurance Company Limited v Master of the High Court, Johannesburg, the High Court considered whether the provisions of the Insolvency Act, No 24 of 1936 permit the Master to consider liquidators' additional submissions in response to a creditor's substantiation of its claim...
Thabile Fuhrmann and Vincent Manko 27 Jun 2016
In the matter of Mahomed v Argus Provident Fund, the Pension Fund Adjudicator dealt with dissatisfaction with the allocation and distribution of a death benefit...
Zaaheda Mayet 5 Apr 2016
A new SARS Ruling, Binding Private Ruling 217 deals with the estate duty implications for non-resident individual investors - the key issue being how certain sections of the Estate Duty Act (EDA) would apply...
Heinrich Louw 28 Jan 2016
The First Interim Report on Estate Duty, released by the David Tax Committee in July 2015, called for industry comment. Andrew Moller, CEO of Citadel, made the following comments...
25 Nov 2015
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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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.
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WASHINGTON, USA: 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
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.
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