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South African treatment of tax debt | webinar series | Q&A

tax

02 Jul 2020

ENSafrica's responds to questions following our webinar on the South African treatment of tax debt
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Life sciences acquisitions and divestments

02 Jul 2020
BY Vanessa van Coppenhagen

HEALTHCARE & LIFE SCIENCES - SOUTH AFRICA
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Employees working from home? The crippling effects of cyberattacks you may not be prepared for

forensics

01 Jul 2020
BY Suad Jacobs

How can companies protect themselves from this scourge?
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ENSafrica’s Thierry Koenig elected President of the Mauritius Law Society

01 Jul 2020

ENSafrica is pleased to announce that today, 1 July 2020, Thierry Koenig SA, Head of ENSafrica in Mauritius, was elected President of the Mauritius Law Society.
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南非合同法对不可抗力条款的诠释

Asia

30 Jun 2020

由于自然灾害在南非比较罕见,而且生活在和平时期,因此许多人在议定协议时并未在不可抗力条款上多费时间。此外,许多协议甚至未载明此类条款,而是适用既定的普通法原则,可令当事人最终未能享获应有的保障。本文有助于对南非商法中有关不可抗力或所谓“天灾”的复杂领域提供一些深刻见解和实用建议。
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telecoms and media in brief | issue 14

technology, media and telecommunications (TMT)

30 Jun 2020

telecoms and media in brief | issue 14
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Fairness and reasonableness win the day: the Beadica judgment

corporate commercial

30 Jun 2020
BY Michael Katz , Julius Oosthuizen AND Dale Hutchison

The power of a court to strike down or refuse to enforce a contract that it considers to be unfair, unduly harsh or unreasonable, has been a controversial one in South African law for some time.
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Conduct standard on net asset valuation calculation and pricing for CIS portfolios published

banking and finance

30 Jun 2020
BY Alex Taylor , Jessica Blumenthal AND Johan Loubser

The Financial Sector Conduct Authority (“FSCA”) published Conduct Standard 1 of 2020 (CIS) on 19 May 2020 (“Conduct Standard”) to address net asset value calculation and pricing for collective investment scheme portfolios.
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ENSafrica: Coronavirus (COVID-19) legal update

Coronavirus (COVID-19) issue 10 | 30 Jun 2020

issue 10
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The constitutional duties of independent schools, and challenges to the enforcement of a contractual term

dispute resolution

29 Jun 2020
BY Aslam Moosajee

In AB and Another v Pridwin Preparatory School and Others, the central question was whether an independent school is entitled to terminate a contract on reasonable notice without following a hearing and without providing reasons for its decision.
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Uganda High Court sets guidelines for informed consent required during clinical trials

29 Jun 2020
BY Phillip Karugaba AND Anita Kenyangi

The Ugandan High Court has set out guidelines for obtaining informed consent from the subjects of human clinical drug trials.
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Africa Business In Brief

issue 358 | 28 Jun 2020

issue 358
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In times of crisis and beyond: the imperative for sustainable development

natural resources and environment

25 Jun 2020
BY Stephen Levetan AND Dalit Anstey

Government and developers will be required to consider and strike a balance between all of the pillars of sustainable development in rebuilding South Africa during and post-COVID. 
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South Africa: Pretoria High Court rules the state must consider race when awarding COVID-19 relief funding to SMMEs

dispute resolution

25 Jun 2020
BY Aslam Moosajee AND Joshua Davis

On 19 June 2020, the Pretoria High Court handed down judgment in Democratic Alliance v President of the Republic of South Africa and Four Others
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Constitutional Court rules there is no automatic prescription or immunity for cartel conduct three years after the effect of the conduct has ceased

competition/anti-trust

24 Jun 2020

The court has concluded in a unanimous decision that it is rational to interpret section 67(1) as a procedural time-bar and that non-compliance with the procedural time-bar can be condoned by the Tribunal on good cause shown.
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