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Plain packaging: an issue that’s not quite extinguished

intellectual property (IP)

04 Jun 2019
BY Gerard du Toit

An article that appeared in the South African Daily Maverick news site, “Plain packaging for cigarettes is a bad idea”, suggests that the plain packaging debate is not yet over.
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South Africa: time to elect IP

intellectual property (IP)

04 Jun 2019
BY André J Maré

If the South African Government is indeed serious about stimulating economic growth, it should also look closely at IP.
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The Advertising Regulatory Board: no one-trick pony

intellectual property (IP)

04 Jun 2019
BY Gaelyn Scott

In this article, we’ll look at three more rulings that make it clear that the ARB deals with a range of important issues.
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Rwanda has been admitted as a member of the OECD Development Centre

African regulatory and business intelligence

04 Jun 2019
BY Celia Becker

Rwanda is the first East African country to join the Development Centre.
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Africa Business In Brief

African regulatory and business intelligence

04 Jun 2019

issue 307
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Business in Africa: investment and intellectual property

intellectual property (IP)

04 Jun 2019

Business in Africa: investment and intellectual property
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The Supreme Court of Mauritius sets aside award on grounds of breach of domestic public policy

31 May 2019
BY Natasha Behary Paray AND Shrivan Dabee

This is the first time that the Supreme Court of Mauritius is granting an application for the setting aside of an award under section 39 of the IAA on grounds of public policy of Mauritius.
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Carbon tax becomes law on 1 June 2019

tax

30 May 2019

With the passing of the carbon tax into law, a price on carbon emissions is now a reality for the South African economy.
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telecoms and media in brief | issue 2

technology, media and telecommunications (TMT)

28 May 2019

telecoms and media in brief | issue 2
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Transfer of shares in a private company: misstep from the Supreme Court

corporate commercial

28 May 2019
BY Phillip Karugaba

The Ugandan Supreme Court has handed down a decision on the transfer of shares that is contrary to current law.
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Large-scale retrenchments: compensation as a remedy for procedural unfairness

employment

28 May 2019
BY Boris Mnyandu

A recent decision of the SA Constitutional Court considers large-scale retrenchment remedies under section 189A(13) of the Labour Relations Act
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tax in brief | issue 27

tax

28 May 2019

tax in brief | issue 27
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Africa Business In Brief

African regulatory and business intelligence

issue 306 | 26 May 2019

issue 306
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SARS publishes draft rules for the administration of the carbon tax

tax

21 May 2019
BY Mansoor Parker AND Pierre Botha

The draft rules are proposed to come into effect on 5 June 2019.
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Africa tax in brief

tax

21 May 2019
BY Celia Becker

The latest tax developments across Africa.
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