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28 February 2017
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17 Mar 2016
 
 
How to compensate the victims of collusion
WORKMANS ATTORNEYS
In the sphere of competition law, anti-competitive practices can have a detrimental effect on an economy and the performances of markets. It is accepted that practices found to be anti-competitive...
 
 
Limitation of the employer’s right to lock out
WERKMANS ATTORNEYS
On 8 March 2016, in the case of Transport and Allied Workers Union of South Africa v PUTCO Limited [2016] ZACC 7, the Constitutional Court pronounced that an employer may not impose an offensive...
 
 
02 Jul 2015
 
 
 
Courts approach to exemption clauses and the potential impact of the CPA thereon
Markram Incorporated Attorneys
Introduction: 1. Exemption clauses are provisions in a contract in terms of which a party is protected from certain claims in respect of damages, loss, negligence, non-performance etc. An example...
 
 
01 Jul 2015
 
Courts approach to product liability claims and impact of CPA – manufacturers and suppliers liability
Markram Incorporated Attorneys
Prior to the Consumer Protection Act, Act 68 of 2008, (hereinafter referred to as “the Act”) coming into force, a person seeking to recover damages from a supplier in respect of defective goods...
 
 
30 Jun 2015
 
 
 
Governance of the architectural professions as a whole and the legislative framework determining inter alia architects’ scope of practice and registration requirements
Markram Incorporated Attorneys
1. In terms of the Council for the Built Environment Act, 43 of 2000 (hereinafter referred to as “the Built Environment Act”), a “registered person” means a person registered in terms of any of the...
 
 
22 Jun 2015
 
SA Courts’ approach to exemption clauses and the potential impact of the CPA
Markram Incorporated Attorneys
Introduction: 1. Exemption clauses are provisions in a contract in terms of which a party is protected from certain claims in respect of damages, loss, negligence, non-performance etc. An example...
 
 
19 Jun 2015
 
Courts’ approach to product liability claims and the impact of the CPA
Markram Incorporated Attorneys
Prior to the Consumer Protection Act, Act 68 of 2008, (hereinafter referred to as “the Act”) coming into force, a person seeking to recover damages from a supplier in respect of defective goods...
 
 
27 May 2015
 
'Negligent misstatement' of a patient’s HIV status: what risk befalls the health care provider?
Markram Incorporated Attorneys
1. In the matter of Geldenhuys v National Health Laboratory Services 2014 JDR 1656 (GP) the appellant (Ms Geldenhuys) instituted action against the respondents (the National Health Laboratory...
 
 
 
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