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ENSafrica | Mauritius 200 years young

25 Aug 2020

200-year presence in Mauritius
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telecoms and media in brief | issue 16

technology, media and telecommunications (TMT)

25 Aug 2020

telecoms and media in brief | issue 16
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Bioprospecting in South Africa: unique opportunities in the cannabis sector and the biodiversity economy

environment

25 Aug 2020
BY Lloyd Christie AND Sabelo Ngubeni

While there is still no commercial framework for cannabis in the country, South Africa has a bioprospecting regulatory framework that supports commercialisation of the entire cannabis value chain.
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Uganda Revenue Authority issues public notice on voluntary disclosure under the Tax Procedures Code Act

tax

25 Aug 2020
BY Celia Becker , Phillip Karugaba AND Anita Kenyangi

The notice highlights the TPCA provisions that a taxpayer who voluntarily discloses any tax that should have been declared, may enter into an agreement to pay the outstanding unpaid tax and will not be required to pay any interest or fine due.
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Data breach management 101: why prioritising your incident response plan matters

data privacy and protection

25 Aug 2020
BY Rakhee Dullabh , Shenaaz Munga AND Nicole Gabryk

Data breaches and cyber-attacks are a common, and increasingly frequent, threat faced by every organisation.
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Data protection and the direct marketing dilemma: complying with POPIA and mitigating liability

data privacy and protection

25 Aug 2020
BY Era Gunning AND Nicole Gabryk

We set out some of the key considerations for direct marketing under POPIA that organisations should be aware of.
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“Promotions” in the context of retrenchment proceedings

employment

25 Aug 2020
BY Naa’ilah Abader AND Themba Maduna

The Labour Court had to determine whether a failure by Telkom to appoint an employee into a more senior position within the context of a restructuring process amounted to an unfair labour practice concerning promotion in terms of the LRA.
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Africa Business In Brief

issue 366 | 23 Aug 2020

issue 366
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Distressed M&A: no need to sell cheaply, but do move fast

mine and occupational health and safety

20 Aug 2020
BY Justin Balkin AND Tony Lee

While it is too early to know the full impact of Covid 19 on the economy, we are seeing that lockdown restrictions in SA are starting to have a significant impact on the bottom line of a number of companies.
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Fate of trademarks in failure

intellectual property (IP)

18 Aug 2020
BY Ilse du Plessis

The SA publishing industry has been hit by two bomb shells, leading to speculation about the future of many much loved magazine titles.
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Clarity on law of contract

18 Aug 2020
BY Aslam Moosajee AND Joshua Davis

0n June 17 2020, the Constitutional Court handed down an important judgment, Beadica 231 CC and Others v Trustees
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Placing holds on accounts

18 Aug 2020
BY Aslam Moosajee AND Shenaaz Munga

0n June 8 2020, the high court in Pretoria handed down judgment in Moyo v The Standard Bank of SA Ltd
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General rules regarding interest deductibility

18 Aug 2020
BY Peter Dachs

In the current environment where there is a huge amount of debt being incurred by taxpayers it is useful to remind ourselves in what general circumstances interest is deductible for income tax purposes by taxpayers.
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Further amendments to the directions regulating sport

dispute resolution

18 Aug 2020
BY Aslam Moosajee AND Joshua Davis

We outline below how sport will be regulated under alert level two.
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Further amendments to the directions regulating sport

dispute resolution

18 Aug 2020
BY Aslam Moosajee AND Joshua Davis

We outline below how sport will be regulated under alert level 2.
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