Legal Trends 2020

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SIU investigation leads to closure of Master's Offices

Justice Minister Ronald Lamola on Monday announced a countrywide shutdown of the Master's Offices...

4 Feb 2020

A bleak Christmas for criminals

"We are not going to allow unscrupulous criminals to reap where they did not sow. We will use everything at our disposal to bring those who are caught on the wrong side of the law to book so that justice can prevail."

24 Dec 2019

Former Eskom employees nabbed for fraud

Two former Eskom senior managers are among those arrested for alleged fraud, corruption and money laundering worth R745 million...

20 Dec 2019

Checkout with caution this festive season, warns Spoor & Fisher

Spoor & Fisher has warned consumers about the risk of potentially purchasing counterfeit goods when shopping online...

18 Dec 2019

#BestofBiz 2019: Legal

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2019 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Legal site over the past year below...

17 Dec 2019

Women's rights upheld in landmark judgment on gender-based violence

As 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence draw to a close, the Constitutional Court has sent out a unequivocal message of the judiciary's commitment to develop and implement the strongest laws to fight South Africa's scourge of gender-based violence...

By Laura Macfarlane 12 Dec 2019

Join the modern workplace with Microsoft Office 365 and Tarsus on Demand

Is tiresome admin pulling you away from business growth? Is client communication taking up too much of your time? This single software suite can help you automate your administrative tasks and communication to claim back your lost time...

Issued by Microsoft 2 Dec 2019

Zuma's appeal application dismissed

The Pietermaritzburg High Court has dismissed former President Jacob Zuma's appeal application with cost...

29 Nov 2019

Three life sentences for Uyinene's killer

The man accused of raping and murdering UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana has been sentenced to three life terms in prison...

18 Nov 2019

EFT fraud - risk management, rights and recourse

Paying by electronic funds transfer (EFT) is so convenient for running one's home or business, with us being able to make payments from our smartphones and laptops. But this convenience does not come without risks...

By Louis Podbielski 13 Nov 2019

Cannabis trading still illegal

The South African Police Service (SAPS) has warned that the establishment of illegal dispensaries/outlets, online sites and social media platforms for marketing and selling cannabis and related products to the public remains illegal...

6 Nov 2019

Strengthening sexual offences prosecutions

Cabinet has approved the submission to Parliament of the Prescription in Civil and Criminal Matters (Sexual Offences) Amendment Bill of 2019...

31 Oct 2019

Fraud is not a normal theft issue

South Africa has seen a surge of fraud-related crimes happening within white-collar business sectors of the country. Fraud constitutes a serious economic crime and should not be treated as a normal theft issue. Company leaders must become more vigilant than ever to ensure that their company does not fall victim to the ever-present threat of fraud...

15 Oct 2019

Zuma's trial postponed to February 2020

The trial of former President Jacob Zuma has been postponed to 4 February next year...

15 Oct 2019

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