Legal Trends

Jerry Botha
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: Unsettling times ahead for employee tax and take-home pay

#BizTrends2019: Unsettling times ahead for employee tax and take-home pay[Jerry Botha] The 2019 election year brings the normal risk of some tax populist decisions, including much higher social grants. This will add to the fiscus' pressure, desperate for additional tax revenues...

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SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: 6 trends in fintech and its regulation

#BizTrends2019: 6 trends in fintech and its regulation[David Geral] The South African financial sector has been waiting with bated breath for South Africa's financial regulators to map the way forward and we expect this guidance to be forthcoming early in 2019...

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Marisa Jacobs
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: Out with the old, in with the new!

#BizTrends2019: Out with the old, in with the new![Marisa Jacobs] Large corporates and multinationals are keeping a close eye on developments from the Department of Home Affairs. 2019 promises a number of changes in the Immigration Act which will impact the way business can attract and retain expat resources...

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Johan Botes
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: When it comes to gazing, crystal ball beats navel in 2019

#BizTrends2019: When it comes to gazing, crystal ball beats navel in 2019[Johan Botes] In this age of overflowing inboxes, diaries filled with meetings sandwiched between conference calls and yet another round of performance assessments, managing time and focus requires Herculean effort...

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Shan Radcliffe
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2018: Attorneys on hand - trending legal apps

#BizTrends2018: Attorneys on hand - trending legal apps[Shan Radcliffe] These days there really is an app for almost everything and everyone - including an array about and for the legal industry. Here's a quick look at trending legal apps for the year...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Shan Radcliffe
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2018: Cases to watch

#BizTrends2018: Cases to watch[Shan Radcliffe] Crime, cartels, corruption, fraud, defaults, divorce... Say what we may about pitiful employment figures, there's no shortage of work for South African courts. Here are a few cases that may pique the public interest this year...

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Brendon Ambrose
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2018: Copyright in the age of AI

#BizTrends2018: Copyright in the age of AI[Brendon Ambrose] Hollywood flirted with Artificial Intelligence (AI) long before it became mainstream, portraying it as an adversary, pitting man against machine. Though it is no secret that it got the whole narrative around AI patently wrong...

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Burton Phillips
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2018: Competition Commission's inquiry into data costs finalised in 2018

#BizTrends2018: Competition Commission's inquiry into data costs finalised in 2018[Burton Phillips] The past two years have seen the Competition Commission undertake a number of market inquiries involving the retail, healthcare and public passenger transport markets. However, few market inquiries have captured the attention of South African consumers more than the inquiry into the high costs of data...

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