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Steel giant loses court battle over documents
Steel giant loses court battle over documents

In a judgment with wider significance for industrial companies, the Supreme Court of Appeal on Wednesday, 26 November, ordered steel producer ArcelorMittal SA to hand over environmental information to a lobby group.

By Franny Rabkin 27 Nov 2014 12:11

Joemat-Peterssen faces probe calls over PetroSA
Joemat-Peterssen faces probe calls over PetroSA

Opposition parties have called on the public protector and Parliament's joint committee on ethics and members' interests to investigate Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Peterssen, for misleading the public over her role in the appointment of PetroSA chair Tshepo Kgadima...

27 Nov 2014 09:11

Tony Weaver leaves Cape Times
Tony Weaver leaves Cape Times

NEWSWATCH: Grubstreet's Gill Moodie reports Tony Weaver and the Cape Times have parted ways, and The Citizen reports Hofmeyr critic, the comedian and ventriloquist Conrad Koch, is in court today...

27 Nov 2014 08:56

Specialist sectional title attorney advises trustees, managing agents on POPI Act
Specialist sectional title attorney advises trustees, managing agents on POPI Act

The enactment of the new Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act could have serious consequences for South Africa's sectional title industry.

26 Nov 2014 16:00

OPFA embarks on community education campaign
OPFA embarks on community education campaign

Pension Funds Adjudicator, Muvhango Lukhaimane, says there appears to be a general lack of knowledge, especially by people living in far flung areas, about the existence and mandate of the Office of the Pension Funds Adjudicator (OPFA) and the procedure to be followed when lodging a complaint.

26 Nov 2014 07:42

Twin Peaks legislation expected to reach Parly in May
Twin Peaks legislation expected to reach Parly in May

CAPE TOWN: A draft bill aimed at reforming South Africa's financial regulatory system is expected to be tabled in May 2015, the National Treasury said on Tuesday, 25 November.

26 Nov 2014 07:32

Reportable arrangements: Proposed Replacements of existing notices
Reportable arrangements: Proposed Replacements of existing notices

Section 35(2) of the Tax Administration Act, No 28 of 2011 (TAA), currently provides that an arrangement will be reportable, among others, if it is listed as such by the Commissioner for the South African Revenue Service (SARS) by public notice, and if the commissioner is satisfied that the arrangement may lead to an undue tax benefit...

By Megan McCormack 25 Nov 2014 11:29

Now ANN7's Asanda Magaqa 'leaves'
Now ANN7's Asanda Magaqa 'leaves'

NEWSWATCH: Mail & Guardian reports ANN7's Asanda Magaqa was 'escorted' off the premises yesterday, and also reports that R2K's lawyer says the police minister's argument regarding naming of national key points is 'indefensible'...

25 Nov 2014 06:44

Public Protector backs law fraternity's call for public procurement revamp
Public Protector backs law fraternity's call for public procurement revamp

At a seminar arranged by top law firm Adams & Adams, the Public Protector Adv. Thuli Madonsela agreed with the sentiment expressed by a panel of professionals involved in various aspects of public procurement, that the challenges presented by the system and rules governing public procurement needed attention.

24 Nov 2014 11:55

Grim times, grievances at Gupta TV venture
Grim times, grievances at Gupta TV venture

No gum chewing, no sickbay, no cars - and if you fail to clock in on time, your salary will be docked...

By Gabi Mbele 24 Nov 2014 11:14

Avoid traps when filing an urgent application
Avoid traps when filing an urgent application

The very last result that a company wants when proceeding with an urgent application is for its application to be dismissed for lack of urgency. Not only does the company not achieve the desired outcome, but it has to pay its opponents costs as well as its own legal team. This trap should be avoided at all costs.

By Munya Gwanzura 24 Nov 2014 06:51

Sunday Times journalists arrested
Sunday Times journalists arrested

Two Sunday Times journalists were arrested after trying to interview drug trafficker Sheryl Cwele in prison...

21 Nov 2014 10:54

PetroSA boss storms newspaper... gets ejected
PetroSA boss storms newspaper... gets ejected

Controversial PetroSA chairman Tshepo Kgadima stormed into the Times Media Group's Johannesburg offices demanding to speak to the editor of Business Day, Songezo Zibi, who had published a story that painted him as an alleged fraudster.

21 Nov 2014 09:54