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Privacy law is likely to be extra business cost

06 Jul 2020
BY Ridwaan Boda AND Era Gunning

Companies in SA may see their costs rising in an effort to comply with the long awaited Protection of Per sonal Information Act
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African brand survey paints a bleak picture of... African brands

intellectual property (IP)

06 Jul 2020
BY André J Maré

On 26 May 2020 The Star newspaper reported on the recently published Brand Africa 100 Best Brands 2020 report. The heading used was “Africa not creating more competitive brands to meet needs of its growing consumers – survey”.
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Hermès: How WWII shortages led to the creation of an iconic brand

intellectual property (IP)

06 Jul 2020
BY Liézal Mostert

An interesting article entitled “A Shortage of Product Packaging During WWII Led to the Birth of Hermès’ Famous Orange Color Mark” from US publication The Fashion Law on 22 May 2020, forms the basis of this article.
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Can “Black Lives Matter” be trade marked?

intellectual property (IP)

06 Jul 2020
BY Ilse du Plessis

Recent reports in the publication World Trademark Review (“WTR”) has reported that many have jumped on the “Black Lives Matter” bandwagon and started filing some pretty dodgy trade mark applications.
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The Greek Freak and celebrity trade marks

intellectual property (IP)

06 Jul 2020
BY Gaelyn Scott

One of the biggest names in US basketball right now is Giannis Antetokounmpo. Giannis is huge in every way and he’s the NBA’s current MVP. For years Giannis has been all over the sports news but now Giannis is making IP news too.
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Africa Business In Brief

issue 359 | 05 Jul 2020

issue 359
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POPIA 101: the journey to compliance

03 Jul 2020

Presentation slides from our webinar held on 1 JUL 2020
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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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Ready, set, protect! Is your workplace ready for POPIA? 

employment

02 Jul 2020
BY Suemeya Hanif AND Kerry-Anne do Couto

We look at some of the key ways POPIA will affect the workplace and measures to be adopted by employers to comply. 
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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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