Multi-national law firm Eversheds has announced a tie up with Mahons Attorneys in South Africa, giving the firm bases in Johannesburg, Cape Town and in Mauritius. Mahons will rebrand to take the Eversheds name in 2014.
11 Dec 2013 13:20
A servitude is a right which one person has over the property of another. Servitudes are either personal or praedial and one of the most common forms of personal servitudes are usufructs which allow the usufructuary the right to enjoy the "fruits" (the produce or income) from property owned by another.
By Dylan Bradford 11 Dec 2013 13:05
Media company Primedia is mulling its legal options over the sudden departure of Gasant Abarder‚ who it claims absconded from his position...
By Paul Vecchiatto 11 Dec 2013 10:47
As of 6 December this year you will no longer see a nurturing mother feeding her happy baby a bottle of formula milk as an advertisement in any newspaper, magazine, on a website or on television.
By Lize Mills 11 Dec 2013 09:28
An employer who withheld an employee's pension pay out on grounds that his mismanagement of stocks had caused losses of more than R2.7m has been ordered by the Pension Funds Adjudicator to pay the withdrawal benefit.
10 Dec 2013 08:32
It is a department tasked with enforcing the rights of workers but now the Department of Labour is being dragged to court for failing to adhere to its own rules.
By Zoë Mahopo 10 Dec 2013 06:06
Responding to the criminal charges laid against the Sunday Times, its editor Phylicia Oppelt and journalist Bobby Jordan by Sekunjalo Investments, the South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef) has strongly condemned the decision and urges Sekunjalo and its executive chairperson, Dr Iqbal Survé, to reconsider its decision.
9 Dec 2013 09:03
The Protection of Personal Information Act No. 4 of 2013 (POPI) was signed into law in November. It comes at a time when marketing has just entered the promised land of customer profiling, behavioural advertising, big data, and multiple marketing channels.
By Steve Ferguson 9 Dec 2013 08:42
Thomson Reuters has been selected to work with the Nigerian State of Lagos to publish a compendium of consolidated reformed laws of the state. The compendium will be available to the government, the legal profession and the public alike, and will enable citizens, businesses and investors to have access to all laws in a more systematic and simplified way.
5 Dec 2013 13:24
ENSafrica announced that the firm is extending its reach yet again and is set to open an office in Mauritius.
4 Dec 2013 11:58
Public Protector Thuli Madonsela on Monday moved to stop the leaking of provisional investigation reports to the media.
4 Dec 2013 10:58
The editor of the Informer community newspaper in the Eastern Cape did not appear in court on trespassing charges as he was scheduled to do yesterday.
4 Dec 2013 09:22
The unbearable lightness of Yunus Carrim as he seeks to limit the damage from the Special Investigative Unit report on endemic SABC corruption.
By Ed Herbst 4 Dec 2013 08:09
The Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act was signed into law by President Jacob Zuma last week and once the commencement date is proclaimed‚ companies will have a year to become fully compliant with the Act or face criminal sanctions and civil damages.
By Amanda Visser 4 Dec 2013 06:48
Lieutenant Tumelo Ntwagae faces the daily threat of coming face to face with men armed with high calibre rifles, machine guns, axes and deadly, sharp knives.
3 Dec 2013 09:37
Transport Minister Dipuo Peters is on public protector Thuli Madonsela's radar for alleged improper conduct involving a tussle over R500m in traffic fines and licence renewal fees.
By Sipho Masombuka 3 Dec 2013 09:33
Canned hunting was unknown to me up until a few months ago, and I'm guilty of being ignorant of the fact that this is happening under my very own nose, but from the moment I discovered the truth, I haven't been able to stop thinking or talking about it.
By Angie White 3 Dec 2013 09:18
Five east African countries have signed a protocol to establish a monetary union, in a first step towards creating a single, common currency.
2 Dec 2013 10:59
The Presidency has announced that Thembekile Kimi Makwetu has been appointed Auditor General with effect from 1 December 2013.
2 Dec 2013 09:54
The North Gauteng High Court in a judgment on 27 November upheld the system of sectoral collective bargaining under the auspices of Bargaining Councils.
2 Dec 2013 08:38
In a landmark case on affirmative action‚ the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) struck down the use of racial quotas in determining job appointments‚ finding that it was unfair to attempt to achieve employment equity through the rigid application of a numerical formula.
By Carol Paton 2 Dec 2013 06:39
Bank guarantees feature regularly, and are very often perceived as 'standard' or 'template' documents in respect of which little if any negotiation is encountered insofar as legal drafting is concerned.
By Yaniv Kleitman 29 Nov 2013 11:17
The Minister of Women, Children and People with Disabilities, Lulu Xingwana, has expressed disdain at the latest reports of heinous acts of sexual violence against children.
29 Nov 2013 09:35
The Road Accident Fund will commission a study next year to determine the possible effects of the government's drive to shift freight from road to rail and to increase the use of rail as a means of mass transportation, chief executive Eugene Watson told a research colloquium organised by the fund.
29 Nov 2013 09:19
An agreement between the South African Government and People's Republic of China in committing to fight the illegal exploitation of wildlife crime has yielded positive results, with the return of poached rhino horn and elephant ivory back to South Africa.
28 Nov 2013 10:56
The City of Cape Town is expected to return to the Western Cape High Court on Thursday (28 November) to resolve an ongoing dispute over the proposed N1/N2 Winelands Toll Highway Project.
28 Nov 2013 10:41
Tribal Boyz is calling for anti-rape campaign Real Men Don't Rape to replace national football Fridays and DJs Karabo Ndaba and Jerry Malatji want government and business to support the idea.
28 Nov 2013 10:03
The Gauteng province's advertising boards in the ANC colours is a threat to the country's democracy, the FF Plus said on Wednesday.
28 Nov 2013 09:47
The third quarter survey of South Africa's legal professionals, conducted by financial services provider PPS, has revealed a notable increase in their confidence regarding the Bachelor of Laws degree (LLB).
28 Nov 2013 08:19
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