The passing of the Financial Sector Regulation Act (FSRA), which introduces the Twin Peaks regulatory system, is a major milestone for the Financial Services Board (FSB), but also for the country and specifically the financial services sector and its consumers.
Dube Tshidi 15 hours ago
Given South Africa's melting pot of cultures, insurance companies need to take nuances, particularly with language, into account when considering a disputed insurance pay outs, says long-term insurance ombudsman, Judge Ron McLaren.
South African mobile phone giant MTN is in talks with Benin's telecoms regulator after its subsidiary was slapped with a bill of more than $200m.
When should the Labour Court prevent an employer from exercising its right to take disciplinary action against employees? In Booysen v Minister of Safety and Security  1 BLLR 83 (LAC), the Labour Appeal Court stated as follows:
Tracy Robbins 1 day ago
The Department of Environmental Affairs has launched a DNA barcoding kit on Monday to help officials to combat wildlife crime.
LexisNexis Legal & Professional, a leading global provider of information and analytics, saw its LexisNexis South Africa operation announced as winner of the prestigious Innovation through Technology award at the 15th annual National Business Awards, held on 16 November at Emperors Palace. The company was up against impressive contenders including runners-up AECOM, Sentech and Dell Computers.
LexisNexis 1 day ago
The Department of Basic Education is calling for public comment on the Draft Policy on Home Education.
BRUSSELS, Belgium: They have revolutionised the way we live, but are US tech giants the new robber barons of the 21st century, banking billions in profit while short-changing the public by paying only a pittance in tax?
The Constitutional Court this week handed down judgment in a matter that will be of interest to parties who contract with state-owned companies. On 27 September 2006, the State Information Technology Agency SOC Ltd ("SITA") entered into an agreement with Gijima Holdings (Pty) Ltd ("Gijima") in terms of which Gijima would provide information technology services ("IT services") to the South African Police Services ("SAPS agreement").
Sonia de Vries and Terrick McCallum 2 days ago
Justice and Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha on Friday announced his decision to deny Janusz Walus parole.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's new CEO has called it quits less than a year after taking the reins at the Chapter 9 institution.
The modern tax advisor must maintain the balance between ensuring that clients are in full compliance with tax laws, yet remain optimally tax planned. Taxpayers only want to give government the correct taxes due, when it is due. There is a natural tension with Sars whereby it is obligated by law to collect maximum taxes, as quickly as possible.
Natasha Wilkinson 16 Nov 2017