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ENS strengthens its Project Finance team with the return of Luke von der Heyde

30 Aug 2023

As we welcome Luke back to our team, his expertise in project finance in the energy sector bolsters our firm offering bringing capacity to helping our clients navigate the burgeoning energy sector.
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Shein's RICO lawsuit and the role of responsible AI in preventing future legal controversies

29 Aug 2023
BY Ridwaan Boda AND Shaaista Tayob

In July 2023, three independent designers filed a lawsuit in California against Shein, the popular online fashion retailer. They allege that Shein sold exact copies of their work which infringes their copyright, and which violates the RICO Act.
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Can an arbitration award arising out of a settlement agreement be rescinded?

29 Aug 2023
BY Siphile Hlwatika

In this case, the Labour Court deals with an interesting question regarding whether an arbitration award that flows from a settlement agreement, as opposed to one that flows from an arbitration process, is capable of being rescinded.
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Uganda: President returns the Competition Act 2023 to Parliament

29 Aug 2023
BY Phillip Karugaba AND Martha Mutamba

President Museveni queried the creation of the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission under the law saying that the creation of new statutory authorities was contrary to the current government policy of rationalisation.
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With great power comes great responsibility: with great AI comes great intelligENS

29 Aug 2023
BY Linda Sheehan AND Alexander Powell

Regardless of whether a company deploys or utilises AI technologies in the workplace, it should ensure that it has adopted mechanisms for Responsible AI interventions.
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Preparing for an AI-embedded world

29 Aug 2023
BY Linda Sheehan AND Alexander Powell

Integrating AI in your business is not just about defining the appropriate use case and assessing the ethical and secure usage but also the long-term impact it will have on society and future generations.
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Back to basics – where in the world is my data and how do I protect it?

29 Aug 2023
BY Linda Sheehan

A business working in the metaverse or starting its journey with the use of collaborative tools is creating digital information at an exponential rate.
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Women's Month ENSights

28 Aug 2023
BY Audrey Johnson , Lauren Salt , Kerrie-Lee Olivier AND Jessie Gertzen

In celebration of South Africa's Women's Month, our employment experts delve into persistent workplace challenges women confront through a series of insightful articles.
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Africa Business In Brief

issue 511 | 27 Aug 2023

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ENS recognised by the World Tax and Transfer Pricing in the 2024 edition

25 Aug 2023

ENS has once again been acknowledged for exceptional expertise in the latest release of the World Tax and Transfer Pricing rankings.
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Celebrating our 9th consecutive year as a leading International Law Firm for India Work, recognised by India Business Law Journal

24 Aug 2023

Positioned in the Regional and Specialist category, we remain one of the select few firms in Africa to hold this prestigious distinction, reaffirming our eminence for India-related work.
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Can employers force employees to work their notice period?

22 Aug 2023
BY Nomampondo Banzi

Courts, while retaining a discretion in granting orders of specific performance, are usually reluctant to enforce notice periods that employees are required to fulfil.
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What does “employees likely to be affected” mean in retrenchments?

22 Aug 2023
BY Siphile Hlwatika AND Lulu Mokaba

There is a discernible difference between the number of employees likely to be affected and the number contemplated for dismissal.
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Tax in brief | issue 106

22 Aug 2023

A snapshot of the latest tax developments in South Africa.
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Implementing the African Continental Free Trade Area – The Renminbi Mechanism

22 Aug 2023
BY Kenny Chiu

China has seen its investment mechanisms as instruments of mutually beneficial cooperation among developing countries. Its engagement with 35 African parliaments centres on trade opportunities, resource assessments, and more.
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