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ConCourt judgment clarifies contractual fairness
ConCourt judgment clarifies contractual fairnessArticle

An issue, which has been shrouded in uncertainty in South African contract law, is when courts may refuse to enforce valid contractual terms on the basis that it considers that enforcement would be unfair, unreasonable or unduly harsh. The Constitutional Court in the case of Beadica 231 CC and Others v Trustees for the time being of Oregon Trust, has finally offered some clarity...

Rishal Bipraj 11 Sep 2020

A divorce, the settlement agreement, and a parcel of game
A divorce, the settlement agreement, and a parcel of gameArticle

Who knew that a divorce, the relevant settlement agreement, and a parcel of game could have provided for yet another case where the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) had to interpret a contract...?

JJ van der Walt and John Bell 15 May 2020

Interpretation and impossibility: What you really mean(t to achieve)
Interpretation and impossibility: What you really mean(t to achieve)Article

In a recent Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) judgment, the SCA decided on whether the label attached to, and the terminology used in, a contract determined its nature and, if so, what the consequence would be in the context of impossibility of performance...

JJ van der Walt with John Bell 7 May 2020

Equatorial Guinea's oil & gas sector primed for growth
Equatorial Guinea's oil & gas sector primed for growthArticle

After a year of sector recovery and pan-African alliance building, Equatorial Guinea is ready to capitalise on expected new investment and solidify its global standing through its Year of Energy campaign...

2 Jan 2019

Judges locked out Juta's online law library
Judges locked out Juta's online law libraryArticle

A contract dispute between the Department of Justice and publisher Juta has resulted in judges being locked out from accessing Juta's content, on which they rely as an archive of judgments and legal commentary...

Bekezela Phakathi 26 Mar 2018

How a cleverly prepared contract can save millions
How a cleverly prepared contract can save millionsArticle

The recent matter of The Commissioner for SARS v Reunert Ltd highlights the importance of possessing an intimate understanding of contractual principles when drafting an agreement...

Christopher Renwick 6 Dec 2017

McKinsey looks to court over refund
McKinsey looks to court over refundArticle

Consultancy firm McKinsey has made a major concession: it is prepared to "pay back the money" Eskom is claiming from it "in full"...

Sikonathi Mantshantsha 11 Oct 2017

Big hike in city centre parking fees on the way
Big hike in city centre parking fees on the wayArticle

Motorists will have to fork out R5 an hour to park in many parts of the central area of Port Elizabeth if a new mobile parking system is approved...

Avuyile Mngxitama-Diko and Melitta Ngalonkulu 21 Dec 2016

Struggling metal sector mum on details
Struggling metal sector mum on detailsArticle

Amid paroxysms in the South African steel industry, Afrox said last week that it had reached agreement with ArcelorMittal SA regarding the early termination of a gas supply contract dispute...

Mark Allix 30 Nov 2016

Ex-Saint Laurent designer wins USD13m payout in contract dispute
Ex-Saint Laurent designer wins USD13m payout in contract disputeArticle

PARIS, FRANCE: Hedi Slimane, the former creative director of French fashion house Saint Laurent, is to receive $13 million in a contractual dispute over his departure from the company, his lawyer said on Wednesday, 29 June 2016...

1 Jul 2016

Lecture will highlight common understanding in supply chain
Lecture will highlight common understanding in supply chainArticle

Professor Douglas Boateng, extraordinary professor for supply and value chain management at the Unisa Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL), will deliver a public lecture on his findings from research on the link between the negotiations aspects of supply chain management and service delivery challenges...

1 Apr 2015

Missed payment for IM Software could leave traders in the lurchArticle

Reuters Messaging Network is a tool used by financial traders to help them meet the strict compliance and record-keeping standards under which they work. However, starting Friday, that service could be hobbled due to a complaint by FaceTime, the company that owns the intellectual property behind the network. Apparently, Reuters neglected to pay a $150,000 bill on time.

1 Aug 2008

MasterCard, FIFA reach settlementArticle

MasterCard Worldwide and FIFA announced yesterday, Thursday, 21 June 2007, that the two parties have reached agreement resolving the contract dispute related to MasterCard's first right to acquire the sponsorship for the 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cups.

21 Jun 2007

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