Information sharing with competitors can be dangerous
Information sharing with competitors can be dangerous

No business can compete in an information vacuum, as competition does not take place in a vacuum. In order to compete vigorously, one needs information. However, it is important to understand the context in which information is exchanged and what information may be exchanged in order to avoid crossing the line of anti-competitive behaviour.

By Ahmore Burger-Smidt 3 days ago

Weak laws 'hinder investment in Africa'
Weak laws 'hinder investment in Africa'

South African listed property players are still concerned about a lack of legal structures and reliable regulations in other African countries, saying it is making investments on the continent a more difficult sell than European ones.

By Alistair Anderson 22 Jun 2017

Anti-dumping duties are a complex balancing act
Anti-dumping duties are a complex balancing act

The imposition of anti-dumping duties is the equivalent of building a wall around local industries, to protect jobs and industries against unfair competitive practices from abroad. To build such protection around a particular local industry, an anti-dumping application can be used, but it must be properly documented and based on relevant information.

By Freddie Terblanche 21 Jun 2017

PE court declares arrest of ship with Saharan phosphate cargo valid
PE court declares arrest of ship with Saharan phosphate cargo valid

The cargo on board a ship arrested in the Port Elizabeth harbour will remain in South Africa pending further legal action to determine its rightful ownership.

20 Jun 2017

Myeni 'innocently made a mistake', tribunal told
Myeni 'innocently made a mistake', tribunal told

A lawyer for South African Airways (SAA) chairwoman Dudu Myeni, who stood accused of misrepresenting a board decision about the purchase of 10 aircraft from Airbus in 2013, said on Monday she had "innocently made a mistake" in communications with then public enterprises minister Malusi Gigaba.

By Genevieve Quintal 20 Jun 2017

Bilal Vallee, IT audit manager, Mazars Cape Town
The benefits of commercial landlords providing Wi-Fi to the masses

In 2016, there were over seven billion mobile devices in the world and the users of these devices demand connectivity for them. Businesses, particularly public retail spaces such as malls and shopping centres, need to answer the demand for connectivity in their spaces to attract and retain visitors. Wi-Fi connectivity in physical spaces is the necessary conduit to provide the demand.

By Ron Lagnado and Bilal Vallee 20 Jun 2017