Coaching has taken off within law firms around the globe, with the Law Gazette reporting that the top 100 law firms are now spending an estimated £4.5 million (R93 million) on coaching annually.
3 hours ago
Media24 described Thursday's judgment, which dismissed six of Moneyweb's seven claims of copyright infringement, as a landmark ruling for online publishing.
Ernest Mabuza 3 hours ago
Worldwide, one in every 114 people is displaced. According to the United Nations an estimated 200 million people globally live outside their home countries, a number that has increased by more than 40% in the past decade. Population displacement is a top global issue, while here in South Africa; illegal immigration is a heated and sensitive topic. However, finding a remedy is about as easy as finding a needle in a haystack.
Stefanie de Saude 1 day ago
In an unusual turn of events, the former chairman and CEO of KwaZulu-Natal-based paint company Chemical Specialities (Chemspec) is suing the company he founded for R609.5m.
Shaun Harris 1 day ago
The main object of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act (ECT Act) is to facilitate electronic communications and transactions. One of the subordinate objects is to promote legal certainty. An aspect of legal certainty is to know when a document has been signed and when not.
1 day ago
LexisNexis has teamed up with African law firm, Webber Wentzel, to develop South Africa's first law firm app of its kind - tailor-made specifically for Webber Wentzel clients in the Technology Media and Telecommunications ('TMT') space.
2 days ago
Considering the current energy crisis and frequent power cuts in the form of 'load shedding', is there a duty on the South African government to provide free basic electricity to the people? Various pieces of national legislation, national government plans and policies to determine whether such a duty exists, indicate that there is only a right to access to electricity.
Chantelle Gladwin and Musa Mathebula 3 days ago
The Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group's Cape Town office recently held an Exporters Club seminar, which highlighted the role and challenges of the Ports Regulator of South Africa (PRSA).
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The late termination of pregnancies displaying severe foetal anomalies is both an ethically and morally challenging dilemma. The outbreak of the mosquito-borne Zika virus in South America last year is a good example of this dilemma faced by under-resourced countries.
29 Apr 2016
Deciding at what point a new employer is substituted for an the old employer, in terms of a transfer in terms of section 197 of the Labour Relations Act is unclear from the legislation and must be determined on a case-by-case basis.
Jacques van Wyk and Andre Van Heerden 29 Apr 2016