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Africa Business In Brief

issue 334 | 12 Dec 2019

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The recovery of losses suffered as a result of employee misconduct

employment

10 Dec 2019
BY Silindokuhle Magagula

Usually when an employee is alleged to have committed misconduct, the employee is taken through a disciplinary process and thereafter dismissed if found guilty of such misconduct. Most of the time employers are satisfied with this outcome
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tax in brief | issue 41

tax

10 Dec 2019

tax in brief | issue 41
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Occupational Health and Safety Act (85 1993)

10 Dec 2019

Ergonomics Regulations 2019
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New Ergonomics Regulations, 2019 – Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993

10 Dec 2019

On 06 December 2019, the new Ergonomics Regulations, 2019 were published by the Minister of Employment and Labour in the Government Gazette
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publication of draft amendments to the mineral and petroleum resources development act regulations

natural resources and environment

publication of draft amendments to the mineral and petroleum resources development act regulations | 05 Dec 2019
BY Lloyd Christie , Edwin Berman AND Ntsiki Adonisi-Kgame

publication of draft amendments to the mineral and petroleum resources development act regulations
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Africa regulatory ENSight - issue 11 of 2019

African regulatory and business intelligence

04 Dec 2019

Africa regulatory ENSight - issue 11 of 2019
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Rooibos and justice

intellectual property (IP)

“Tea from South Africa’s rooibos bush will soon be infused with a measure of restorative justice.” | 03 Dec 2019
BY Hugo Biermann

“Tea from South Africa’s rooibos bush will soon be infused with a measure of restorative justice.”
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Uganda: the Employment (Amendment) Bill, 2019

employment

03 Dec 2019
BY Rachel Musoke

In this article we present some highlights of the recently gazetted Employment (Amendment) Bill, 2019 (the “Bill”)
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The “secret” of Bud Light

intellectual property (IP)

03 Dec 2019
BY Ilse du Plessis

A recent CNN report, AB InBev accuses rival Miller Coors of obtaining the secret recipe of Bud Light, (CNN 18 October 2019), deals with the interesting issue of trade secrets
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I want computer software… is that clear?

intellectual property (IP)

03 Dec 2019
BY Gerard du Toit

It’s not often that courts get involved in the real nitty-gritty of trade mark practice, they tend to stick to the bigger issues like the infringement and revocation of trade mark registrations.
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Copyright and trade deals

intellectual property (IP)

03 Dec 2019
BY Waldo Steyn

We have discussed the proposed reforms to South African copyright law in previous articles. These reforms are controversial, to say the least.
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Snoozing is no longer losing

employment

03 Dec 2019
BY Samantha Bonato AND Lauren Salt

We have reached that time of the year. December holidays are around the corner, employees want to make the most of the upcoming break and now is the time to pull out all the stops
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ICASA publishes discussion document on mobile broadband services inquiry

technology, media and telecommunications (TMT)

03 Dec 2019

On 2 December 2019 ICASA published a Discussion Document on Mobile Broadband Services Inquiry for public comment. 
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Africa Business In Brief

issue 333 | 02 Dec 2019

issue 333
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