It occurs frequently that upon transfer of a section in a sectional title scheme to the transferee thereof, that exclusive use areas ("EUA's") are not simultaneously ceded. This is generally due to an oversight by the estate agent and/or conveyancer who fail to identify and deal appropriately with the relevant EUA.
By Gabriel da Matta and Louis Kruger 12 Dec 2013 13:32
Section 6 of the Competition Amendment Act, 2009 ("Amendment"), which came into effect on 1 April 2013, formalised the powers of the Competition Commission ("Commission") to conduct market inquiries.
By Lerisha Naidu 12 Dec 2013 12:25
Moneyweb is suing Fin24 for copyright infringement and unlawful competition based on seven articles, published over a year, which included news elements derived - with attribution - from Moneyweb.
12 Dec 2013 11:37
In October 2011 the SCA had occasion, in the matter of Dormell Properties 282 CC vs Renasa Insurance Company Limited and Others NNO 2011 (1) SA 70 (SCA)("Dormell"), to consider and pronounce upon the status and enforceability of a construction guarantee under circumstances where a dispute existed between the Contractor and the Employer in whose favour the guarantee had been issued.
By Nick Muller 12 Dec 2013 10:37
After a four-year battle with its competitor Nestle, the UK Appeals Court has refused the registration of Cadbury's trademark application for the specific colour purple that Cadbury has used for over 150 years in relation to its chocolate wrapping.
By Christophe van Zyl 11 Dec 2013 13:51
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
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. In fact, you will not see the names of any brand or logos of infant formula, follow-up formula or powdered milks, or feeding bottles, teats and feeding cups for infants being promoted anywhere.
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
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