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FSCA takes first steps in the regulation of crypto assets

On 20 November 2020, the FSCA issued a draft Declaration of crypto assets as a financial product (draft Declaration) under the Financial Advisory and Intermediary Services Act, 2002 (FAIS Act)...

By Desiree Reddy 2 days ago

Switching over to the Draft Digital Sound Broadcasting Services Regulations

The South African (SA) sound broadcasting industry has been waiting patiently for legislative developments regarding the switchover from analogue broadcasting to digital sound broadcasting (DSB)...

By Peter Grealy, Nozipho Mngomezulu, Wendy Tembedza, Karl Blom, and Ziyanda Ngcobo 3 days ago

GBV in the workplace: Where to from here?

In September 2019, the #SandtonShutdown protest took place in an effort to highlight the crucial role of businesses in tackling gender-based violence. One of the placards during the protest read, "Make my safety your business". The message was clear. Businesses were urged to make gender-based violence one of their strategic issues and actively address it in the workplace...

By Nadine Mather and Pascale Towers 23 Nov 2020

Sabinet Judgments - a well-rounded view of reported and unreported judgments

Sabinet, one of the most respected thinkers at the intersection of law and technology, is proud to announce a new service - Sabinet Judgments...

Issued by Sabinet 23 Nov 2020

Steering the mining industry towards a new normal

Webber Wentzel recently hosted its annual round up of key legal updates in the mining sector to help continue to navigate the complexities of the industry and work towards finding a new normal...

23 Nov 2020

NYDA Amendment Bill to address challenges of unemployment

Cabinet has approved the submission of the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) Amendment Bill for public comment...

20 Nov 2020

Bill promoting transformation in environmental sector before parliament

The National Council of Provinces is considering the National Environmental Management Laws Amendment Bill, which promotes transformation in the environmental sector...

17 Nov 2020

Path to regulatory approval of the Covid-19 vaccine in SA

The ongoing, global Covid-19 pandemic has led to an obvious need for clarity regarding the regulatory approvals that must be satisfied before a vaccine can be rolled out...

By Zareenah Rasool, Rui Lopes and Darryl Bernstein 11 Nov 2020

Unpacking the legal and ethical aspects of South Africa's Covid-19 track and trace app

The most effective way to stop the spread of a virus is to prevent contact with everyone who is infected. Those who are infected can be isolated and treated if necessary...

By Marietjie Botes 11 Nov 2020

Expropriation Bill will create a clear framework, says Didiza

Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, Minister Thoko Didiza says she is pleased the Expropriation Bill has been tabled in Parliament...

11 Nov 2020

Construction contracts - managing risks during the Covid-19 pandemic

Earlier this year, we published an article discussing some of the key considerations for the construction industry during the global Covid-19 pandemic...

By Wihan Meintjes 6 Nov 2020

B-BBEE Commission notes ruling on PPPFA Regulations

The B-BBEE Commission has noted the ruling by the Supreme Court of Appeal that declared the Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act (PPPFA) Regulations of 2017 invalid and confirms that the ruling has no effect on the B-BBEE Act, as amended, and its requirements...

5 Nov 2020

Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!

Congratulations to the SME companies who have won full-page BizListing entries in Bizcommunity's business directory...

Issued by 26 Oct 2020

NCOP passes Social Assistance Amendment Bill

The National Council of Provinces (NCOP) has passed the Social Assistance Amendment Bill during its plenary sitting on Thursday...

23 Oct 2020

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