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4 August 2015
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03 Aug 2015
 
 
Whistle blowers in corporage SA enjoy first world protection
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
The high profile global media attention around whistleblowing has underlined its relevance to all organizations across the globe. The revelations made by Edward Snowden continue to make their mark,...
 
 
31 Jul 2015
 
A class of emolument attachment orders declared unconstitutional
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
In a judgment delivered on 8 July 2015 in the case of The University of Stellenbosch and 15 Others v The Minister of Justice and Correctional Services and 17 Others(Case Number 16703/14), the court...
 
 
24 Jul 2015
 
Maternity leave for fathers
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
The case MIA v State Information Technology Agency (Pty) Ltd (D 312/2012) [2015] ZALCD 20 turned on whether an employer's refusal to grant a male employee 'maternity leave' amounted to unfair...
 
 
21 Jul 2015
 
Securities transfer tax exemption where parties opt out of roll-over relief
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
The South African Revenue Service (SARS) released Binding Private Ruling No 195 (Ruling) on 26 June 2015. The Ruling deals with the application of the exemption provision contained in s8(1)(a) of...
 
 
14 Jul 2015
 
Awards from foreign trusts
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
The South African Revenue Service (SARS) published Binding Private Ruling No 197 (Ruling) on 1 July 2015. The Ruling deals with the receipt of funds from a foreign trust, and the subsequent...
 
 
10 Jul 2015
 
Outsurance judgment - insurance laws should ultimately be aligned with the Consumer Protection Act
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
The  Sherwin Jerrier vs Outsurance judgment, handed down by the full bench of the High Court, KwaZulu Natal South Africa on 7 July 2015,  is  to be welcomed, according to Roy Barendse, a director...
 
 
09 Jul 2015
 
SACTWU challenges conditional approval of intermediate merger
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
The Competition Commission's decision to conditionally approve the intermediate merger between Newcomer One (Newco One), Bagshaw Footwear Proprietary Limited (Bagshaw) and the four divisions of Kap...
 
 
08 Jul 2015
 
Competition appeal court rules on Sasol excessive pricing case
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
In May 2014, the Competition Tribunal imposed a staggering R500 million administrative penalty on Sasol Chemical Industries Limited (SCI), as a dominant firm in the supply of purified propylene and...
 
 
 
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