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与乌干达政府签约的一些经验教训

Asia

07 Sep 2020
BY Wil Huang

在实践中,乌干达总检察长坚持将乌干达法律作为政府为当事一方的合同的管辖法律。对于贷款方要求合同受外国法律管辖的融资协议,以及对于主权国之间的双边条约或协定,可以接受外国法律。
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Africa Business In Brief

issue 368 | 06 Sep 2020

issue 368
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Africa regulatory ENSight

issue 8 of 2020 | 02 Sep 2020

issue 8 of 2020
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Is Apple really threatened by the pear?

intellectual property (IP)

01 Sep 2020
BY Gaelyn Scott

In this case, Apple opposed a US trade mark application for a trade mark comprising a pear logo.
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The Land Rover Defender: a classic shape certainly, but a “badge of origin”?

intellectual property (IP)

01 Sep 2020
BY Gerard du Toit

The case involved what many would consider an iconic product shape, the shape of the Land Rover Defender.
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Taylor makes (and Swiftly seeks to correct) "the" mistake

intellectual property (IP)

01 Sep 2020
BY Delene Bertasso

A swift and amicable resolution of this matter will stand in stark contrast to much of the incredibly bitter, expensive and time-consuming litigation that takes place in IP.
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TikTok: now to the copyright and political issues

intellectual property (IP)

01 Sep 2020
BY Ilse du Plessis

It seems clear that the IP (and particularly copyright) issues surrounding TikTok are complex and that there may still be some way to go.
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The protection of wetlands in Uganda: too little too late

environment

01 Sep 2020
BY Phillip Karugaba

During the 2019 Wetlands Day Celebrations, President Museveni, in a speech delivered by the Prime Minister, cautioned Ugandans against degrading wetlands and forests and called for protection of the environment to avoid the effects of climate change.
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POPIA litigation and claims for civil damages – what to expect

data privacy and protection

01 Sep 2020
BY Shenaaz Munga AND Nicole Gabryk

Following the recent Experian data breach, the South African Information Regulator took the opportunity to stress the importance of organisations’ compliance with the Protection of Personal Information, 2013 (“POPIA”)
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SA court considers the meaning of frivolous, vexatious and without merit in setting aside a derivative action

dispute resolution

01 Sep 2020
BY Michael Gradidge AND Samantha Copeman-Michau

The Western Cape High Court considered the meaning of “frivolous, vexatious or without merit” and the onus or standard of proof that the company must meet when launching an application to set aside a notice for a derivative action.
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Beware the enforcer: Enforcement and liability under POPIA

data privacy and protection

01 Sep 2020
BY Rakhee Dullabh AND Nicole Gabryk

The Regulator’s Operational Readiness Plan, demonstrates that the Regulator will be in a position to take enforcement action against responsible parties who are alleged to have interfered with the POPI of data subjects, after 1 July 2021.
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A transborder agreement can help ease the transfer of personal information with foreign entities

data privacy and protection

01 Sep 2020
BY Era Gunning AND Rakhee Dullabh

POPIA prohibits organisations from transferring any personal information about a data subject to a foreign country.
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Africa Business In Brief

issue 367 | 30 Aug 2020

issue 367
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ENSafrica draft tax bills update

tax

26 Aug 2020

On 31 July 2020, the National Treasury published the 2020 Draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill, 2020 ("Draft TLAB") Draft Tax Administration Laws Amendment Bill ("Draft TALAB")
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Ramaphosa’s anti-corruption message to the ANC is equally applicable to private sector leadership

forensics

26 Aug 2020
BY Candace Lategan

Those in leadership positions in corporate entities need to rise up and take a stand against the scourge of corruption, taking guidance from the president’s counsel.  
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