The millennial factor in corporate governance
The millennial factor in corporate governance

When it comes to good corporate governance, “the power is no longer in the boardroom. It is in the smartphone.” This was the key takeaway from a recent compliance business breakfast, hosted by LexisNexis South Africa at its Durban head office, where guest speaker, Michael Judin emphasised the influence of the digital revolution on the King IV™ Report on Corporate Governance.

Issued by LexisNexis 18 Aug 2017

Amendment to Liquor Products Act widely welcomed
Amendment to Liquor Products Act widely welcomed

The Liquor Products Amendment Bill has been widely welcomed by alcohol industry players who say it will go a long way to curbing illicit trade.

By Bekezela Phakathi 17 Aug 2017

SAA's procurement policy illegal - lawyers
SAA's procurement policy illegal - lawyers

SAA's procurement policy, which sets aside 30% to small businesses, is illegal and will expose the airline to legal action by suppliers, including Bidair Services, according to a legal opinion obtained by the national carrier. The policy, which favours small, medium and micro enterprises owned by military veterans, rural women and previously disadvantaged youth, was introduced in 2015 after a board resolution taken on 26 August that year.

By Xolisa Phillip 17 Aug 2017

Mervyn King
Long live the King

It seems ironic, for a country with such a well-established code of good corporate governance as the King codes, how many companies - including an august institution such as audit firm, KPMG - are having their ethics and integrity questioned as the Gupta email saga unfolds.

By Nicci Botha 16 Aug 2017