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Legal aspects of financing corporates
Legal aspects of financing corporatesArticle

Legal Aspects of Financing Corporates covers the gamut of legal and taxation implications concerning the financing of corporates and will be of great use to postgraduate students in commercial law, corporate advisors, lawyers, in-house counsel, financial institutions and SARS employees...

Issued by LexisNexis 31 Jul 2019

How the law affects your rental property, in a nutshell
How the law affects your rental property, in a nutshellArticle

Thinking of getting into the rental business, or already a landlord? Then, you should know that the rental property landscape is becoming more complex by the day...

Natalie Muller 11 Jul 2019

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

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

7 common mistakes to avoid when cancelling a lease agreement
7 common mistakes to avoid when cancelling a lease agreementArticle

This article deals with the seven most common mistakes made in cancelling an occupant's right to reside on the property...

Anja van Wijk and Chantelle Gladwin-Wood 4 Feb 2019

Copyright law does not protect the taste of cheese
Copyright law does not protect the taste of cheeseArticle

"Blessed are the cheesemakers", runs the famous line from the Monty Python film Life of Brian. But a recent court case gives the lie to the notion that manufacturers of cheese have fortune on their side...

Estelle Derclaye 22 Jan 2019

IP is in our DNA! Adams & Adams named Law Firm of the Year 2019
IP is in our DNA! Adams & Adams named Law Firm of the Year 2019Article

Adams & Adams is South Africa's Law Firm of the Year 2019 in Intellectual Property according to peer review publisher, Best Lawyers...

Issued by Adams & Adams 7 Dec 2018

Who owns the IP created by students during university?
Who owns the IP created by students during university?Article

If you are currently studying or planning your studies at a university in South Africa, it is important that you understand your rights as an intellectual property creator during your time there, as you may be creating intellectual property without knowing it...

Dawid Prozesky 30 Oct 2018

Is your paid partnership paying off?
Is your paid partnership paying off?Article

In a world of uncertainty, can brands and influencers afford to lack transparency and disclosure?...

Josh Da Costa, Issued by R-Squared Digital SA 16 Oct 2018

The good, the bad and the ugly side of influencer marketing
The good, the bad and the ugly side of influencer marketingArticle

In this final article of the series, you'll be able to see the good and the bad side of influencer campaign planning and management, or the lack thereof...

Josh Da Costa, Issued by R-Squared Digital SA 9 Oct 2018

Top SA law firms merge intellectual property practicesArticle

Bowman Gilfillan and Adams & Adams have agreed in principle to merge Bowman Gilfillan's intellectual property law practice with Adams & Adams on 1 March. This merger will enhance the position of Adams & Adams as the largest intellectual property law firm throughout Africa, and across the Southern Hemisphere.

Issued by Adams & Adams 4 Oct 2018

Law firm Adams & Adams appointed exclusive legal consultant to MTN SAMA AwardsArticle

Intellectual property law firm Adams & Adams has become an associate sponsor of the 18th annual MTN South African Music Awards - a first for a South African law firm. The law firm has also been appointed as the exclusive legal partner to the SAMAs.

Issued by Adams & Adams 4 Oct 2018

An African first as southern hemisphere's largest IP law firm's representatives gather for seminarArticle

Intellectual property law firm Adams & Adams will be hosting the biggest IP seminar of its kind on the African continent when it welcomes its 47 representatives from 25 different countries to its head office in Pretoria, South Africa on 20 September.

Issued by Adams & Adams 4 Oct 2018

The dangers of mismanaging an influencer campaign
The dangers of mismanaging an influencer campaignArticle

You've run through a risk management process with your influencers and determined how to mitigate brand risk effectively. What if you haven't considered all the factors?..

Josh Da Costa, Issued by R-Squared Digital SA 2 Oct 2018

Influencer campaign planning shouldn't be Mission Impossible
Influencer campaign planning shouldn't be Mission ImpossibleArticle

You've noticed that your audience isn't really engaging with the content and you're starting to question why your audience seems to have become alienated from the brand...

Josh Da Costa, Issued by R-Squared Digital SA 20 Sep 2018

Influencer selection: The obvious choice is not always the best
Influencer selection: The obvious choice is not always the bestArticle

It's finally here: a campaign celebrating the launch of your new fashion brand. You're excited to partner with the right influencers who match your energy. Which influencer should you select?...

Josh Da Costa, Issued by R-Squared Digital SA 7 Sep 2018

Traditional medicines on sale in Kibera slum in Nairobi. Flickr
Kenya's struggle to modernise traditional medicine is far from wonArticle

Over 70% of Kenyans rely on traditional healers as their primary source of healthcare...

John Harrington 31 Aug 2018

The power of a dedicated influencer marketing strategy
The power of a dedicated influencer marketing strategyArticle

Influencer marketing campaigns that do not incorporate dedicated strategies too often produce disappointing ROIs. Let's explore why...

Josh Da Costa, Issued by R-Squared Digital SA 30 Aug 2018

Where does graffiti stand when it comes to copyright?
Where does graffiti stand when it comes to copyright?Article

Once considered vandalism and destruction of public property, graffiti has been embraced by fashion houses and major corporations in their advertising campaigns...

Juel Barnett 24 Aug 2018

#Newsmaker: Nicholas Lawrence wins Best Breakfast Presenter one year in
#Newsmaker: Nicholas Lawrence wins Best Breakfast Presenter one year inArticle

As Nicholas Lawrence won Best Breakfast Presenter at the Liberty Radio Awards this year and has only worked in radio for just over a year now, I interviewed him to find out what this win means to him and what it says about loving what you do and doing what you love well...

Jessica Tennant 17 May 2018

#BizTrends2018: Copyright in the age of AI
#BizTrends2018: Copyright in the age of AIArticle

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...

Brendon Ambrose 9 Jan 2018

Preferental team
Preferental property management platform launchedArticle

Property management platform Preferental, previously operating in its beta phase as MyRentr, hosted its official launch recently at the Property Buyer Show in Sandton...

30 Oct 2017

Intellectual property policy to help build SA
Intellectual property policy to help build SAArticle

South Africa is in the process of developing its intellectual property policy so it can better contribute to the country's development objectives...

30 Oct 2017

Regulations on cross-border intellectual property transactions to be relaxed
Regulations on cross-border intellectual property transactions to be relaxedArticle

The 2017 Budget announced that the regulatory framework regarding cross-border intellectual property transactions is to be relaxed, for both tax and exchange control purposes...

Sean Gilmour 6 Sep 2017

Built environment professionals at risk under Copyright Act
Built environment professionals at risk under Copyright ActArticle

The Copyright Act of 1978 (currently under amendment) applies to consulting engineers, designers, architects and other built professionals who need to be conversant of its ramifications...

24 Aug 2017

Copyright Amendment Bill discrepancies could lead to costly litigation
Copyright Amendment Bill discrepancies could lead to costly litigationArticle

The public hearings on the proposed amendments to the South African Copyright Act of 1978 have indicted that considerable thought is needed before the proposed Bill can become workable and enforceable in a modern digital economy...

8 Aug 2017

Four ways to protect your business from legal problems
Four ways to protect your business from legal problemsArticle

When starting a new business, or running an already established one, it's critical to ensure that the business doesn't create unnecessary legal problems for itself...

Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 2 Aug 2017

Weak laws 'hinder investment in Africa'
Weak laws 'hinder investment in Africa'Article

South African listed property players are still concerned about a lack of legal structures and reliable regulations in other African countries, saying it is making investments on the continent a more difficult sell than European ones...

Alistair Anderson 22 Jun 2017

Panel to look into timeshare complaints
Panel to look into timeshare complaintsArticle

The National Consumer Commission (NCC) has appointed a three-member inquiry panel to look into the root causes of consumer complaints in the timeshare industry...

18 May 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
How to trademark your business secrets (and why you should)Article

As a prospective entrepreneur, should you spend the time and effort to trademark your brand? Or do you hope that nobody mimics your company and potentially confuses your consumers?...

Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 10 Apr 2017

With or Without Sugar Episode 9: Brand Protection
With or Without Sugar Episode 9: Brand ProtectionVideo

What should brand owners and managers be taking into consideration when protecting their rights over a brand? In this episode Giles Shepherd, Chief Executive of The Brand Alive Group chats to Shane Moore and Tyrone Walker of Africa's leading intellectual property law firm, Moore Attorneys, about the vital processes of trademarks, copyright, patents, design right, domain regulations amongst others.

8 Mar 2017

Why a two-month rental deposit makes sense for landlords
Why a two-month rental deposit makes sense for landlordsArticle

For tenants, a two-month rental deposit may seem steep, but for many landlords it just makes business sense...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 22 Feb 2017

By Ollem lins –
The ins and outs of a usufructArticle

The definition of a usufruct is a legal right given by an owner to someone who is not the owner, to use the owner's property for a certain period, usually for the remainder of that person's life...

Adrian Goslett 31 Jan 2017

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Counterfeit shoe imports reach $1tn a yearArticle

The global fake footwear market accounts for over $1tn a year and, while some consumers feel that buying fake designer goods is a victimless crime, there is some evidence showing that fake products, such as shoes and handbags, support child labour and can be used to fund terrorism...

31 Jan 2017

Global examples of advertising to avoid
Global examples of advertising to avoidArticle

What better way for lawyers to grab creatives' attention than by sending out a cease and desist letter of demand? Luckily in this case it was purely an invite to an event, but if you don't adhere to the legalities of advertising law you may not be as lucky...

Leigh Andrews 20 Oct 2016

Anne Porter, chairman of Knight Frank Residential South Africa
Foreign investment in SA property ever increasingArticle

According to Anne Porter, chairman of Knight Frank Residential South Africa, almost 10-million foreign tourists visit South Africa annually, and many end up investing in our economy by buying property...

30 Sep 2016

IAS offers three masterclasses before year end
IAS offers three masterclasses before year endArticle

Commencing with 'Legal Issues - What Every Marketer Should Know' on Thursday 29 September, the Independent Agency Search & Selection Company will offer three masterclasses pertinent to agencies and marketers over the next few months...

28 Sep 2016

Marketing workshop on intellectual property
Marketing workshop on intellectual propertyArticle

The Independent Agency Search & Selection company (IASS) is holding a masterclass for marketers on legal issues, 'What Every Marketer Should Know', presented by Danie Strachan...

25 Aug 2016

A showcase of talent at the Loeries as Young Creatives Award winners are announced
A showcase of talent at the Loeries as Young Creatives Award winners are announcedArticle

The Adams & Adams Young Creatives Award, for the exceptional achievement of individuals aged 27 or younger, has been awarded to Katie Mylrea, art director at Ogilvy & Mather Cape Town and Amori Brits, head of design at Shift Joe Public...

Issued by Loeries 22 Aug 2016

Beware the recalcitrant tenant
Beware the recalcitrant tenantArticle

According to John Smyth, CEO of Multi Net Mortgages, only a very small percentage of the applicants for residential property bonds serviced by the company are buying-to-let, but in his view, for those wanting a steady monthly income, this is still one of the best asset classes on the market...

9 Jun 2016

SAPOA, BCA signs memorandum of understanding
SAPOA, BCA signs memorandum of understandingArticle

In an attempt to address the issue of transformation within the property industry, the South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA) signed a memorandum of understanding with The Black Conveyancers Association (BCA) in Johannesburg...

14 Mar 2016

Merger between Drake Flemmer and Orsmond, Terence Mathie Attorneys in Eastern Cape
Merger between Drake Flemmer and Orsmond, Terence Mathie Attorneys in Eastern CapeArticle

Drake Flemmer and Orsmond (DFO), one of the oldest law firms in East London, being established in 1888, and Terence Mathie Attorneys, founded in 2006 have announced their merger...

8 Mar 2016

Common sense should prevail when interpreting HOA rules
Common sense should prevail when interpreting HOA rulesArticle

Homeowners' association (HOA) rules are often lengthy, onerous documents to wade through but they still cannot accommodate all eventualities in a gated estate or housing scheme...

13 Jan 2016

Private Property launches learnership programme
Private Property launches learnership programmeArticle

Private Property's new CSR initiative is a learnership programme through which two talented, young people are sponsored to study Business Administration for one year, while gaining valuable work experience...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 22 Oct 2015

Copyright Amendment Bill - a diamond in the rough
Copyright Amendment Bill - a diamond in the roughArticle

The Copyright Amendment Bill is by all accounts a grave misfortune and a study in amateur law making. However, it is noteworthy that the Bill contains a set of provisions that is deserving of closer analysis...

Cobus Jooste 26 Aug 2015

Can a tweet enjoy copyright protection?
Can a tweet enjoy copyright protection?Article

Inevitably, as is always the case, when it comes to the sharing of thoughts and ideas, the question has arisen as to whether or not a tweet can be protected, particularly, under the veil of copyright...

Werina Griffith & Nicole Smalberger 25 Aug 2015

Execution of Copyright Amendment Bill 'abysmal'
Execution of Copyright Amendment Bill 'abysmal'Article

The Copyright Amendment Bill, published by the dti in the Government Gazette of 27 July 2015, has some good points but the execution is abysmal...

Prof Owen Dean 11 Aug 2015

Dressed for success
Dressed for successArticle

With the festive season having come and gone, many manufacturers, retailers and young entrepreneurs are still probably pondering how they could have sold more of their goods to the savvy Christmas-consumer...

Paul Muscat and Dean Bellingan 10 Feb 2015

'Sport TV tsotsis stole my slogan'
'Sport TV tsotsis stole my slogan'Article

Rappers Cassper Nyovest and Riky Rick, and twin DJs Major League, are up in arms because channel Supersport 4 has begun using the catch phrase "slyza tsotsi" in promos for PSL soccer games...

6 Feb 2015

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