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Update: Are remote businesses still allowed to operate during the lockdown?

banking and finance

26 Mar 2020
BY Johan Loubser

Allowing remote businesses to operate would mitigate the adverse economic effect of the current disaster, which must be an objective of disaster management.
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Regulations for South Africa’s Coronavirus lockdown published

25 Mar 2020

The regulations published on 18 March 2020 in terms of the Disaster Management Act, 2002 have been amended to regulate the lockdown announced by President Ramaphosa on 23 March 2020.
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Can employees, who are infected with the Coronavirus, be compensated in terms of COIDA?

mine and occupational health and safety

24 Mar 2020
BY Willem le Roux , Pieter Colyn AND Celeste Coles

The South African Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, 1993 ("COIDA") addresses compensation payable to employees, who suffer from occupational diseases, which has arisen out of, and in the course of their employment.
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Special leave benefits announced for employees in self-quarantine

employment

24 Mar 2020
BY Lauren Salt

As a result of the increasing spread of COVID-19 (the “Coronavirus”), many employees may consider placing themselves in self-quarantine after possible exposure to the virus.
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Competition exemptions for banking and retail property sectors to support the Coronavirus fallout

competition/anti-trust

24 Mar 2020

On 23 and 24 March 2020, the Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition published Regulations under section 78(1) of the Competition Act, 1998 exempting the banking and retail property sectors from certain provisions of the Competition Act.
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Legal considerations of the Coronavirus on businesses in Ghana

23 Mar 2020

On 11 March 2019, the World Health Organisation (“WHO”) declared COVID-19, also known as the Coronavirus, a global pandemic.
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The Coronavirus: landlord and tenant relationships and force majeure

real estate / property

23 Mar 2020
BY Andrew Bembridge

Given the recent regulations published under the Disaster Management Act, 2002 and the State of Emergency Act, 1997, certain restrictions have been imposed by the South African Government
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Rwanda Revenue Authority issues emergency tax measures amidst the Coronavirus pandemic

23 Mar 2020
BY Dieudonné Nzafashwanayo

On March 20, 2020 the Rwanda Revenue Authority (“RRA”) issued new tax measures to deal with the effects of the Coronavirus outbreak.
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Measures issued by Rwanda to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus and their potential legal implications

23 Mar 2020
BY Désiré Kamanzi

With effect from 14 March 2020, Rwanda’s Ministry of Health and other governmental bodies have issued several measures that will be implemented in order to mitigate the risk of Covid-19, also known as the Coronavirus
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Coronavirus: New measures introduced in Mauritius

23 Mar 2020
BY Deepti Bismohun , Natasha Behary Paray , Shrivan Dabee AND Valentine Mayer

Following the nationwide confinement measure announced by the Mauritian Prime Minister and effective since 6am on 20 March 2020 for a duration of two weeks in response to the Coronavirus pandemic, the following measures have been adopted:
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Kenya announces protocols for the containment of the Coronavirus

19 Mar 2020
BY Nigel Shaw

On 15 March 2020, President Kenyatta gave a speech on how the Kenyan Government intends to manage the impact of the Coronavirus outbreak.
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Coronavirus: BYOD, working remotely and ensuring information security

technology, media and telecommunications (TMT)

19 Mar 2020
BY Ridwaan Boda

With the outbreak of the Coronavirus, many businesses have taken the decision to request that employees work from home.
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Coronavirus: can you escape your contractual liabilities?

19 Mar 2020
BY Jason Valkin

The law on force majeure and supervening impossibility of performance
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B-BBEE verifications in a world of social distancing

corporate commercial

19 Mar 2020
BY Sanjay Kassen

The Coronavirus pandemic is changing the way we live, interact and conduct business. The Broad-based Black Economic Empowermnet (“B-BBEE”) world in South Africa is no different.
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ENSafrica and your business

19 Mar 2020

Coronavirus Covid-19
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