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Patents: Solving the problem of “card clash”

intellectual property (IP)

03 Aug 2020
BY Hugo Biermann

Computer-implemented inventions and even business-related inventions can in many cases be patented, provided the invention has a technical character.
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A 101 guide to insolvency and business rescue in Uganda

insolvency, restructuring and business rescue

03 Aug 2020
BY Donald Nyakairu AND Tracy Kakongi

Business rescue affords companies the opportunity to restructure their financial affairs and offers a more advantageous realisation of the company’s assets than would be achieved from liquidation.
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Kenya: update on the Data Commissioner’s appointment

data privacy and protection

03 Aug 2020
BY Mahesh Acharya AND Neema Oriko

The Public Service Commission (the “Commission”), in compliance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act, 2019 (“DPA”), recently published a list of shortlisted candidates for the position of Data Commissioner.
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Africa Business In Brief

issue 363 | 02 Aug 2020

issue 363
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ICLG: Insurance & Reinsurance 2020

31 Jul 2020

South Africa | 2020
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Handout | Interest deductibility in South Africa

29 Jul 2020

Handout | Interest deductibility in South Africa
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South Africa: Pretoria High Court: The tobacco ban is rational

dispute resolution

28 Jul 2020
BY Aslam Moosajee AND Joshua Davis

A judgment handed down on 26 June 2020 dealt with the key issue as to whether the current ban on the sale of tobacco products, e-cigarettes and related products is lawful.
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South Africa: COVID-19 related insurance claims and coverage: resolving the coverage disputes

Insurance

28 Jul 2020
BY Rob Scott AND Zara Sher

It is imperative that an expeditious route or process be found in order to bring a finality to the business interruption claims in the South African context in the shortest possible timeframe.
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COVID-19 and mental health in the workplace

employment

28 Jul 2020
BY Prencess Mohlahlo , Hlengiwe Mahlangu AND Naledi Raseote

Several cases in South Africa have highlighted the importance of employer awareness of their responsibilities when faced with employees whose mental health has been adversely impacted by COVID-19 and the lockdown.
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ENSafrica: Coronavirus (COVID-19) legal update

Coronavirus (COVID-19) issue 11 | 28 Jul 2020

issue 11
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What are the implications of the recent SCA judgment for firearm owners?

dispute resolution

28 Jul 2020
BY Aslam Moosajee , Willem van der Colff AND Ariane Nevin

The South African Constitutional Court previously held that “Gun ownership is not a fundamental right under our Bill of Rights. It is a privilege regulated by law, under the Firearms Control Act.”
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Think twice before restraining environmental activism

natural resources and environment

28 Jul 2020
BY Carlyn Frittelli Davies AND Robynne Samuels

As many people are forced to isolate at varying degrees, the access to technology brings global issues to a head. Some issues are historic racial discrimination and the restraining of freedom of speech, in the mining space and the environment.
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telecoms and media in brief | issue 15

technology, media and telecommunications (TMT)

28 Jul 2020

telecoms and media in brief | issue 15
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Africa Business In Brief

issue 362 | 26 Jul 2020

issue 362
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Employees working remotely? Your legal obligations

mine and occupational health and safety

24 Jul 2020
BY Willem le Roux

ENSafrica and Lexis Nexis
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