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24 May 2017
Polity Focus
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02 Jul 2010
Counterfeiters cash in on World Cup
Commercial Crime
The growing number of counterfeit goods in South Africa is a significant challenge for businesses and consumers.
04 Jun 2010
Environmental compliance challenged by legislative uncertainty
Environmental Law
The lack of legislative coordination between the Ministry of Water Environmental Affairs (MWEA) and the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) is resulting in the postponement of mining projects and...
02 Apr 2010
Employment issues spur debate
Mergers and Acquisitions
Concerns about the Competition Commission’s investigations into the effect mergers have on employment, prolonging the merger process, is a hot topic among lawyers in the mergers and acquisitions...
05 Mar 2010
Proposed ban on labour brokering could have implications for economy
Labour and Employment Law
The livelihood of one-million people, who support 3,6-million others, hangs in the balance with the proposed ban on labour brokering, says local association representing labour brokers, the...
05 Feb 2010
Act should develop in line with South Africa’s growth
Competition Law
Because South Africa is a developing country, experts believe that it should have a Competition Act that can develop as it grows. The Act needs to tackle the aims of seeking to encourage...
Amendments reduce cartel activities, spur economic growth
Competition Law
The amendments made to Section 4 of the Competition Amendment Act (Act 1 of 2009) have been welcomed by government and political parties as a way of reducing the number of cartel activities and...
15 Jan 2010
Nationwide review of LLB degree under way
Legal Education
The Law Society of South Africa’s Legal Education and Development (LEAD) division, the deans of law schools and faculties and other stakeholders, are participating in a nationwide review of the...
06 Nov 2009
New Act enhances companies’ flexibility to regulate own affairs
New Companies Act
A significant feature of the new Companies Act (No 71 of 2008) (the Act) is the concept of flexibility and the allowance, to a large extent, for companies to regulate its own affairs in accordance...
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