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COIDA – Directive on Compensation for Workplace-Acquired Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

mine and occupational health and safety

24 Jul 2020
BY Willem le Roux , Pieter Colyn , Celeste Coles , Gerhardt Ehlers , Juanita Broom , Tyla Foster AND Warren Hendricks

The Directive replaces the notice issued on 23 March 2020 regarding occupationally-acquired Coronavirus (COVID-19). 
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Healthcare & Life Sciences Newsletter

23 Jul 2020

There has been much debate in recent years as to the effectiveness of access and benefit sharing (ABS) provisions relating to indigenous biological and genetic resources (IBGRs) and traditional knowledge (TK) or indigenous knowledge (IK)
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COVID-19, POPIA and the workplace

23 Jul 2020

Presentation slides
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POPIA: Draft Guidelines on Registration of Information Officers published

technology, media and telecommunications (TMT)

23 Jul 2020
BY Rakhee Dullabh AND Lucinda Botes

The Information Regulator has developed draft Guidelines on the Registration of Information Officers
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The Conduct Standard: new obligations for banks in the termination of the banker-customer relationship

dispute resolution

21 Jul 2020
BY Aslam Moosajee AND Joshua Davis

Banks will need to make changes to their terms and conditions to remain compliant with the Conduct Standard.  
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Conduct Standard for Banks and consumer protection: what do unfair contract terms mean for banks and other financial institutions?

banking and finance

21 Jul 2020
BY Aslam Moosajee , Jessica Blumenthal AND Joshua Davis

The recently promulgated Conduct Standard for Banks has leapfrogged COFI, accelerating many of its draft principles. 
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Africa Tax in Brief

tax

21 Jul 2020
BY Celia Becker

The latest tax developments across Africa
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Africa Business In Brief

issue 361 | 19 Jul 2020

issue 361
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Ugandan ENSights

16 Jul 2020

The latest Uganda ENSights round up
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实施南非《个人信息保护法》的“必要举措”

Asia

15 Jul 2020
BY Kenny Chiu AND Wendy Shih

实施南非《个人信息保护法》的“必要举措”
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Dispute Resolution ENSights

15 Jul 2020

The latest round up of dispute resolution ENSights
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Water sales held to be unlawful by the Gauteng High Court

natural resources and environment

14 Jul 2020
BY James Brand

A recent South African High Court decision has confirmed that the sale and transfer of water is unlawful, and if recent policy is implemented, we can anticipate express statutory restrictions on the transfer of water use entitlements in the future.
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SCA: Latest judgment on rental lease agreement renewals

dispute resolution

14 Jul 2020
BY Aslam Moosajee AND Vishana Makan

Where parties fail to timeously reach an agreement on the rental for a renewal period and they do not invoke a clause providing for the rental to be fixed by a third party, will result in the lapse of the lease agreement by the effluxion of time
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Is the service of a notice arguing that the particulars of claim is vague and embarrassing a valid response to a notice of bar?

dispute resolution

14 Jul 2020
BY Aslam Moosajee AND Vishana Makan

This case highlights the importance of timeously delivering a notice in terms of which a defendant intends to argue that the particulars of claim is vague and embarrassing and therefore defective.
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FSCA publishes the Conduct Standard for Banks: a torch bearer for the COFI Bill

banking and finance

14 Jul 2020
BY Jessica Blumenthal

The principles of the COFI Bill however are getting a first airing through their application to the conduct of banks in terms of the Conduct Standard.
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