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Legal cannabis and life cover

In the past, life insurers could outright refuse cover if cannabis use is disclosed during the application process, as is policy for illegal drug usage...

14 hours ago

RAF's direct solicitation is bad news for claimants

The Road Accident Fund (RAF) solicits claimants to deal with them directly without legal representation and then takes advantage of these unrepresented direct claimants...

3 Apr 2019

Europlaw Group expands operations to Kenya and countries of East Africa Community

Europlaw Group has made a business decision to expand their cross-border operations by opening offices in Nairobi, Kenya, and also covering the countries of the East Africa Community...

Issued by Europlaw 2 Apr 2019

Your payroll provider might be compliant, but are they honest and transparent?

Today, more and more businesses are confidently outsourcing business functions, or parts thereof to service providers whom they trust to do the job faster, more affordably, and more effectively than they can themselves. Payroll and HR is no exception to the trend...

By Warren van Wyk 1 Apr 2019

Government to hand over three magistrates courts

Government will over the next three months hand over three magistrate courts, with Sexual Offences Courts, in a bid to eradicate gender-based violence and femicide (GBVF) in society...

29 Mar 2019

State drops sloppy attempt at 'SLAPP' suit

Charges against prominent public interest lawyer Richard Spoor have been withdrawn...

By John Yeld 28 Mar 2019

Litigation funding set to increase as asset class becomes mainstream

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

Winners of the 2019 SA Professional Services Awards

Honouring professional excellence drawn from two main categories, namely the built environment and commerce law and management, the fourth annual South African Professional Services Awards (SAPSA) was held at Montecasino on 14 March 2019...

18 Mar 2019

New IPID boss says its business as usual

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate's (IPID) over 200 investigators will continue to tackle high impact cases without fear or favour, the newly-appointed acting executive director Victor Senna said...

6 Mar 2019

Opening of new courts set to increase access to justice

Justice and Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha has proclaimed two new courts to service their respective communities with effect from 1 March 2019...

5 Mar 2019

Tech donation boosts first ADF Law Hub

A donation of tech resources from LexisNexis South Africa is set to aid the Attorneys Development Fund (ADF) in its vision of empowering deserving law firms to become self-sustainable...

Issued by LexisNexis 4 Mar 2019

Finance minister seeks review of public protector report against DG

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has filed papers seeking the review and setting aside of the public protector's findings and remedial action against National Treasury Director-General, Dondo Mogajane...

4 Mar 2019

The impact of the court of public opinion - good and bad

In the age of social media proliferation, internet sensations are born overnight and reputations can be destroyed in an instant. Intermediaries and insurers have to navigate these turbulent waters with great care...

By Jonathan Kaiser 28 Feb 2019

Case not closed: Cape High Court backlog showing no signs of improving

Thirteen judgments in the Western Cape High Court are more than six months overdue, four of which are over a year late...

By GroundUp Staff 25 Feb 2019

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