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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

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

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

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

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

Special economic zones regulations being finalised
Special economic zones regulations being finalised

PRETORIA: The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) is finalising the regulations of Special Economic Zones (SEZs), Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti said.

21 Nov 2014 07:40

Local procurement a legal requirement: minister
Local procurement a legal requirement: minister

PRETORIA: The procurement of local content is not just a recommendation, it is a legal requirement for state entities, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.

21 Nov 2014 07:22