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#AfricaMonth2021: May Africa prosper

We invite you to join us in celebrating Africa Month and matters - its stakeholders and stories - in the areas of business leadership, trade, technologies, arts, culture and brands...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 days ago

Over 100 countries back Trips waiver on Covid-19 vaccines

South Africa's proposal to waiver specific Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (Trips) obligations related to the manufacturing of Covid-19 vaccines is now supported by over 100 countries...

2 days ago

Can the Labour Court determine review proceedings of a liquidated company?

In a recent judgment, the Labour Court found that it did not have jurisdiction to determine review proceedings for a liquidated company if the person who instituted the legal proceedings failed to deliver the necessary notice to the liquidators...

By Nivaani Moodley, Shane Johnson, Cameron Rajoo, Julian Jones and Caellyn Eedes 3 days ago

US supports waiver of Covid-19 vaccine IP restrictions

President Cyril Ramaphosa has welcomed the US's support for a temporary and targeted waiver of intellectual property protections that apply to Covid-19 vaccines...

3 days ago

Fired for coming to work with Covid - dismissal deemed fair by court

Is it fair to dismiss an employee who came to work, knowing that he was exposed to Covid-19? Absolutely, said the Labour Court in a recent judgment (Eskort Limited v Stuurman Mogotsi and others). The court was not only critical of employees who act with scant regard for the health and safety of their colleagues and customers, but also cautioned employers to act more decisively in ensuring the health and safety of their staff.

By Johan Botes 5 May 2021

Legalities of dismissing striking employees, despite compliance with ultimatum

Are employers, who issue provisional ultimatums to employees who participate in unprotected strike action, legally allowed to dismiss employees who comply with the ultimatum...?

By Jacques van Wyk and Andre van Heerden 5 May 2021

New cerebral palsy research may have profound impact on medico-legal cases

Commonly held views on cerebral palsy are being challenged by a new paper recently published in the South African Medical Journal, which suggests that the causes of this condition may be far more complex and multi-faceted...

5 May 2021

How to ensure PoPIA compliance among BYOD remote workforces

With PoPIA soon coming into effect, are employees who use their personal devices for work purposes - and their employers - violating its rules? Potentially yes...

By Sián Fields 4 May 2021

Implications of SCA ruling on insurance policies

A recent decision of the Supreme Court of Appeal, handed down on 13 April 2021, will have a material impact on South Africa's insurers, requiring them to review their policies...

By George Herbst 3 May 2021

Chanel loses to Huawei in EU trade mark dispute

French luxury fashion house Chanel has lost its latest attempt to block the registration of a trade mark applied for by Chinese technological giant Huawei Technologies...

By David Legge 3 May 2021

Auditing Profession Amendment Act strengthens IRBA disciplinary processes

The recently gazetted Auditing Profession Amendment Act (APA) has strengthened the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors' (IRBA) powers...

3 May 2021

South Africa to clamp down on captive lion breeding, minister says

South Africa will clamp down on captive lion breeding after a review panel concluded the industry risked the conservation of wild lions and harmed tourism...

By Nqobile Dludla 3 May 2021

British and Irish Lions Tour a protected event - ambush marketers banned

On 28 April 2021, Trade Minister Ebrahim Patel, advertised a Final Notice in the Government Gazette designating the British and Irish Lions Rugby Tour as a 'protected event'...

By Janine Hollesen 30 Apr 2021

R4.8m Covid-19 contract declared unlawful

A R4.8 million contract awarded by the OR Tambo District Municipality to Phathilizwi Training Institute to conduct a Covid-19 door-to-door campaign has been declared unlawful and invalid by the Special Tribunal...

30 Apr 2021

Mandatory new job spec: PoPIA requires appointment of Information Officer

The digital representation of data or personal information, has brought many challenges to protecting privacy rights and thereby protecting individuals...

By Ahmore Burger-Smidt and Dimakatso Khumalo 29 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Penny Biram of Norton Rose Fulbright SA

For our #BehindtheBrandManager series, Penny Biram, head of Marketing at Norton Rose Fulbright SA, reiterates the importance of compliance checks, and chats about the differences managing consumer and legal brands...

By Shan Radcliffe 29 Apr 2021

EPR regulation: Doubling down on plastic bag producers

South Africa's amended plastic bag regulations and the new extended producer responsibility regulations raise concerns about double taxation in the plastic bag sector...

By Garyn Rapson, Paula-Ann Novotny and Emma Bleeker 29 Apr 2021

Protect your business by protecting your whistle-blowers

It is the professional duty of business leaders to protect whistle-blowers. The C-suite of any organisation ultimately has a responsibility to make sure they protect the company's bottom line...

By Zaakir Mohamed 29 Apr 2021

Data as currency: how to use and monetise data

We generate a massive amount of information every day. This information can be analysed computationally to reveal patterns, trends and associations; yielding outputs with a multitude of uses.

By Dina Biagio 26 Apr 2021




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