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Commission targets more fresh produce agents
Commission targets more fresh produce agents

The Competition Commission has conducted a search and seizure operation at the premises of fresh produce market agents in Cape Town and Durban

12 hours ago

Do employers have the right to have employees medically tested?
Do employers have the right to have employees medically tested?

Employers often rely on clauses within contracts of employment as being a watertight basis for taking what it perceives to be lawful action against employees. This may not always be the case

By Mohsina Chenia and Piet Joubert 13 hours ago

What are the regulations regarding pool safety?
What are the regulations regarding pool safety?

Very few respondents know of the legislation regarding privately owned swimming pools, according to a new survey conducted by pool cover specialists, Aqua-Net

19 hours ago

#BrandManagerMonth: Law firms - beyond the courts and lawyers
#BrandManagerMonth: Law firms - beyond the courts and lawyers

Rarely is it considered that there is more to a well-run law firm than just its legal team

By Shan Radcliffe 1 day ago

New medicines law will change rules on medical devices
New medicines law will change rules on medical devices

When the amendments to the Medicines and Related Substances Act become operational, there will be significant changes to the existing regulatory regime

1 day ago

China win for Apple as court overturns iPhone ruling
China win for Apple as court overturns iPhone ruling

A Beijing court has overturned a ruling that Apple's iPhone 6 violated a Chinese manufacturer's patent which saw the US tech giant ordered to cease selling the smartphone in China

1 day ago

Call for public comment on Cape Town's proposed outdoor advertising by-law
Call for public comment on Cape Town's proposed outdoor advertising by-law

From today, Monday 27 March 2017, the public can participate in the second round of comments on the City of Cape Town's proposed outdoor advertising by-law. Comments close on 9 April 2017

1 day ago

What happens to a home when the owner passes away?
What happens to a home when the owner passes away?

The answer depends on whether the owner had a will or not says Bruce Swain, MD of Leapfrog Property Group

1 day ago

Mining rights secured with Macassar ruling
Mining rights secured with Macassar ruling

Following years of litigation, the Constitutional Court issued an order in Macassar Land Claims Committee v Maccsand CC and Others, ending the threat against the security and stability of mining rights granted under the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act

By Lionel Egypt, Ashley Pillay and Samantha Matjila 24 Mar 2017

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Coal COO resigns after insider trading fine

Coal of Africa's COO, who was fined R350,000 by the FSB for insider trading, has resigned, the company said

24 Mar 2017

President considers new members of JSC
President considers new members of JSC

President Jacob Zuma is considering designating three new members of the Judicial Service Commission (JSC), says the Presidency

24 Mar 2017

Most favoured nation clauses come under competition authorities' scrutiny
Most favoured nation clauses come under competition authorities' scrutiny

The competitive impact of most favoured nation (MFN) clauses has been widely debated around the world over the past few years. MFN clauses have come under the scrutiny of EU competition authorities

By Ahmore Burger-Smidt 24 Mar 2017

Bogus pharmacist appears in court
Bogus pharmacist appears in court

Bogus pharmacist Miyelani Carol Maswanganyi has appeared in the Hlanganani Magistrate Court in Limpopo on Wednesday for operating a chemist without a licence

23 Mar 2017

Cocaine worth R2.6m seized at OR Tambo Airport
Cocaine worth R2.6m seized at OR Tambo Airport

Cocaine worth R2.6 million was intercepted during a search at OR Tambo International Airport, said the South African Revenue Service (SARS) on Wednesday

23 Mar 2017

BAT feels return of ASA's power
BAT feels return of ASA's power

Despite news reports, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) is alive and kicking, with no hint of it going anywhere, as it asserts its power in the British American Tobacco (BAT) case

By Andrew Papadopoulos 23 Mar 2017

Protected Disclosures Amendment Bill allows for whistleblowing on state
Protected Disclosures Amendment Bill allows for whistleblowing on state

Whistleblowers are a key element of anti-corruption measures within the workplace, as they are most likely to witness incidences of fraud, corruption and unlawful conduct first-hand

By Tony Canny and Krevania Pillay 22 Mar 2017

Eight people wanted for fraud, corruption
Eight people wanted for fraud, corruption

The East London Magistrate's Court has issued a warrant of arrest for eight people facing charges of fraud and corruption

22 Mar 2017

Three to appear in court over Chief Justice burglary
Three to appear in court over Chief Justice burglary

Three men arrested in connection with the recent burglary at the offices of the Chief Justice in Midrand will appear in court in Mamelodi today, 22 March 2017

22 Mar 2017

Coal's Makhado site. Source: Coal of Africa
Coal of Africa exec fined, suspended for insider trader

Coal of Africa's COO has been fined R350,000 for insider trading by the FSB) and was subsequently suspended by the company pending an internal investigation

20 Mar 2017

Minister Gigaba: Migrants entitled to protection
Minister Gigaba: Migrants entitled to protection

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba says individuals visiting, transiting and residing in the territory of a country are entitled to the protection of the host country

20 Mar 2017

Police Minister studying Hawks judgement
Police Minister studying Hawks judgement

Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko has noted a decision by the North Gauteng High Court to set aside the appointment of General Berning Ntlemeza

20 Mar 2017

A contract is a contract, like it or not - SASSA ruling
A contract is a contract, like it or not - SASSA ruling

On Friday, 17 March 2017, the Constitutional Court delivered judgment in the case of Black Sash Trust v Minister of Social Development and Others and illustrated how far a private company's obligations may reach when acting as an organ of state and performing constitutional obligations

By Lionel Egypt, Sarah McGibbon and Yana van Leeve 20 Mar 2017

PPP parties should learn from current SASSA/CPS saga
PPP parties should learn from current SASSA/CPS saga

The private sector, involved in current private public partnerships (PPP), needs to be aware and learn a lesson from the current SASSA/CPS saga

By Lionel Egypt, Sarah McGibbon and Yana van Leeve 17 Mar 2017

Prasa pay hike twist
Prasa pay hike twist

There was nothing wrong with axed Prasa boss Collins Letsoalo's 350% salary hike, awarded because he could not be paid less than those who reported to him, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters says

By Sipho Mabena and Thanduxolo Jika 17 Mar 2017

Fledgling IP firm is Africa's 'Firm to Watch 2017'
Fledgling IP firm is Africa's 'Firm to Watch 2017'

Intellectual property magazine, Managing Intellectual Property has named Rouse Africa the winner in the “Africa - Firm to Watch 2017” category of its annual global IP awards

16 Mar 2017

Australian blogger guilty over cancer claims: court
Australian blogger guilty over cancer claims: court

A health blogger who lied about having brain cancer and curing herself through natural therapies was Wednesday found guilty by an Australian court of misleading the public

16 Mar 2017

Advocacy campaign to raise awareness on minimum wage
Advocacy campaign to raise awareness on minimum wage

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says an intensive advocacy campaign will soon be launched to help different sectors of the economy get a better understanding of the recently announced National Minimum Wage

16 Mar 2017

Unpacking new property legislation
Unpacking new property legislation

There are a few significant changes on the cards for the South African property sector in 2017

16 Mar 2017

Credit life insurance regulations to come into effect in August
Credit life insurance regulations to come into effect in August

The credit life insurance industry has until August 2017 to align with the final Credit Life Insurance Regulations, the Department of Trade and Industry (dti) said on Tuesday, 14 March 2017.

15 Mar 2017

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