Legislation and case law has helped to foster South Africa as an arbitration-friendly jurisdiction, in which courts are loath to interfere with the decisions of arbitrators.
A 55-year-old Durbanville man and a 23-year-old man from Tshwane are among the people facing the full force of the law for spreading fake news about the Covid-19 crisis...
One day after the lockdown was declared, Karel Willem van Heerden approached the Mpumalanga High Court for permission to travel to the Eastern Cape to support his mother at the funeral of his late grandfather, despite the various travel bans.
The recent ruling by the United Nations that governments cannot return people to countries where their lives might be threatened by climate change is a potential game-changer...
Yvonne Su 29 Jan 2020
Litigation funding is becoming a mainstream asset class with the market set to double in the next five years, predicts Dilip N Massand of Legal Ventures...
22 Mar 2019
When street artist Jason "Revok" Williams sprayed his trademark chevrons on a handball court in Brooklyn, he probably didn't imagine he would end up in a legal fight with a high-street fashion giant for breach of copyright...
Enrico Bonadio 9 Apr 2018
The law firm at the heart of the "Panama Papers" global tax evasion scandal that brought down two world leaders announced on Wednesday it would shut down operations, citing negative press and what it called unwarranted action by authorities...
16 Mar 2018
The e-cigarette industry has been increasingly viewed as one of the most disruptive changes in the tobacco market, with vapes now commonly perceived as an alternative to traditional tobacco products...
Tanusree Jain 8 Mar 2018
Apple will let you unlock the iPhone X with your face - a move likely to bring facial recognition to the masses, along with concerns over how the technology may be used for nefarious purposes...
30 Oct 2017
Britain's Daily Mail newspaper apologised to US First Lady Melania Trump and agreed to pay her damages over an article that included allegations that she worked as an escort in the 1990s. ..
18 Apr 2017