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Proposed amendments to clarify income tax treatment of statutory mergers

tax

12 Mar 2019
BY Robert Gad , Megan McCormack AND Jo-Paula Roman

Proposed amendments to clarify income tax treatment of statutory mergers.
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Reportable arrangement: proposed reporting burden on mining companies and rehabilitation trusts

tax

12 Mar 2019
BY Kristel van Rensburg AND Emile Cronje

Reportable arrangement: proposed reporting burden on mining companies and rehabilitation trusts
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DRC and Cameroon introduce new tax regimes

African regulatory and business intelligence

11 Mar 2019
BY Celia Becker

Both the Democratic Republic of Congo and Cameroon introduced a number of significant amendments towards the end of 2018.
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Hasty IT deals can get firms burnt badly

technology, media and telecommunications (TMT)

11 Mar 2019
BY Ridwaan Boda

Sound IT governance cannot be ignored in the quest to digitise.
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Tax revolt can lead to sequestration, conviction

tax

11 Mar 2019
BY Peter Dachs

Over the past few years, there has been discussion about a "tax revolt" in SA.
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New light on Anton Pillar

intellectual property (IP)

11 Mar 2019
BY Gaelyn Scott

Ruling in appeal may make incorrect orders less likely
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Non-employers may approach the Labour Court for interdictory relief against unregistered trade unions

employment

07 Mar 2019
BY Brian Patterson , Audrey Johnson AND Shivani Moodley

The South African Labour Court recently grappled with the issue of its jurisdiction to grant interdictory relief against a trade union where the entity seeking the relief is not the employer of the trade union’s members.
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International Comparative Legal Guide to Mergers & Acquisitions

corporate commercial

06 Mar 2019
BY Michael Katz AND Matthew Morrison

2019 | South Africa
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Apples and pears, beers and confusion

intellectual property (IP)

05 Mar 2019
BY Gaelyn Scott

Are the two trade marks confusingly similar? It’s the question that’s most commonly asked in trade mark law. The issue of confusion can arise in the context of registration: should the trade mark be registered in the face of the earlier trade mark?
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Cloud outsource directive and guidance note issued by the South African Reserve Bank

technology, media and telecommunications (TMT)

05 Mar 2019
BY Isaivan Naidoo

Cloud computing and offshoring of data is no longer a taboo among banks. It is becoming a necessity and is the current definitive trend.
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Eavesdropping: the privacy myth

technology, media and telecommunications (TMT)

05 Mar 2019
BY Wilmari Strachan AND Jessica Steele

The pervasiveness of the Internet of Things has spawned a recent fear that the devices are listening to the conversations of their users
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Peek-a-boo, I see you: privacy concerns around digital rights management and monitoring tools

technology, media and telecommunications (TMT)

05 Mar 2019
BY Mpho Manyala-Chitapi

The use of digital rights management may give rise to a number of legal issues when not used correctly.
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The double Big Mac attack

intellectual property (IP)

05 Mar 2019
BY Delene Bertasso

The Big Mac case shines a spotlight on some important aspects of trade mark law.
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The importance of having a social media manager

technology, media and telecommunications (TMT)

05 Mar 2019
BY Ridwaan Boda AND Rakhee Dullabh

Every business can benefit from having an experienced person handling their social media needs. Neglecting this responsibility can lead to the brand being damaged or misrepresented.
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Valentine’s Day: not a great deal of romance

intellectual property (IP)

05 Mar 2019
BY Gerard du Toit

Valentine’s Day has come and gone, but from a trade mark point of view, it’s been anything but romantic. As the following stories indicate, the world of trade marks has done little to set hearts aflutter.
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