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Rooibos and justice

intellectual property (IP)

“Tea from South Africa’s rooibos bush will soon be infused with a measure of restorative justice.” | 03 Dec 2019
BY Hugo Biermann

“Tea from South Africa’s rooibos bush will soon be infused with a measure of restorative justice.”
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Uganda: the Employment (Amendment) Bill, 2019

employment

03 Dec 2019
BY Rachel Musoke

In this article we present some highlights of the recently gazetted Employment (Amendment) Bill, 2019 (the “Bill”)
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The “secret” of Bud Light

intellectual property (IP)

03 Dec 2019
BY Ilse du Plessis

A recent CNN report, AB InBev accuses rival Miller Coors of obtaining the secret recipe of Bud Light, (CNN 18 October 2019), deals with the interesting issue of trade secrets
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I want computer software… is that clear?

intellectual property (IP)

03 Dec 2019
BY Gerard du Toit

It’s not often that courts get involved in the real nitty-gritty of trade mark practice, they tend to stick to the bigger issues like the infringement and revocation of trade mark registrations.
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Copyright and trade deals

intellectual property (IP)

03 Dec 2019
BY Waldo Steyn

We have discussed the proposed reforms to South African copyright law in previous articles. These reforms are controversial, to say the least.
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ICASA publishes discussion document on mobile broadband services inquiry

technology, media and telecommunications (TMT)

03 Dec 2019

On 2 December 2019 ICASA published a Discussion Document on Mobile Broadband Services Inquiry for public comment. 
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Africa Business In Brief

issue 333 | 02 Dec 2019

issue 333
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Uganda: Key highlights of the Roads Act 2019

26 Nov 2019
BY Phillip Karugaba AND Tracy Kakongi

The Roads Act 2019 (“the Act”), is now in force following its publication on 25th September 2019.
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privacy in brief | issue 7

26 Nov 2019

privacy in brief | issue 7
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tax in brief | issue 40

tax

26 Nov 2019

tax in brief | issue 40
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telecoms and media in brief | issue 8

technology, media and telecommunications (TMT)

26 Nov 2019

telecoms and media in brief | issue 8
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Africa Business In Brief

issue 332 | 25 Nov 2019

issue 332
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Share re-purchase and profit extraction transactions

tax

19 Nov 2019
BY Mike Benetello

The favourable tax treatment afforded to dividends in contrast to other forms of income in terms of South African tax law has resulted in many opportunities for tax arbitrage especially where one is dealing with the sale of shares.
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VAT implications of intra-group finance transactions

tax

19 Nov 2019
BY Robert Gad , Megan McCormack AND Jo-Paula Roman

Recently, we have been asked to consider an often overlooked VAT exposure, namely, the potential taxable supplies involved in low or nil cost intra-group financing and security transactions.
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privacy in brief | issue 6

technology, media and telecommunications (TMT)

19 Nov 2019

privacy in brief | issue 6
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