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Zondo: clients suspected of illegal transactions should have a say before banks close their accounts

23 Jun 2022
BY Aslam Moosajee

Judge Zondo stated that it is unacceptable that banks should have no obligation to hear what a client has to say before the bank may close the client’s account on suspicion that the client may be involved in illegal or corrupt transactions
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No more masks, but can employers still enforce mask-wearing in the workplace?

23 Jun 2022
BY Lauren Salt

Employers should, before abandoning or maintaining mask-wearing in the workplace, consult their risk assessment.
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Verification of clients under FICA and the dangers of asking for too much

21 Jun 2022
BY Aslam Moosajee , Era Gunning , Jessica Blumenthal AND Shenaaz Munga

The recent case of Nedbank Limited v Houtbosplaas (Pty) Ltd and Another raises interesting considerations for accountable institutions aiming to comply with their obligations under FICA.
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High Court yet again sets aside adverse findings by the B-BBEE Commission

21 Jun 2022
BY Aslam Moosajee , Parusha Desai Valodia , Sanjay Kassen AND Shenaaz Munga

Corporates will be encouraged by this judgment which reinforces that the Commission must conduct its investigative proceedings in a manner that is fair and lawful.
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Financial Provision Regulations: extension to 19 September 2023

21 Jun 2022

The Minister of the DFFE, has extended the date for existing holders of rights or permits to comply with the Regulations pertaining to the Financial Provision for Prospecting, Exploration, Mining or Production Operations to 19 September 2023.
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Converting a private limited liability company into a limited liability partnership: key tax considerations

21 Jun 2022
BY Dieudonné Nzafashwanayo

The conversion of an LLC into an LLP may be attractive to many companies, but there are a number of tax aspects to consider, all of which remain unclear.
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tax in brief | issue 85

21 Jun 2022

tax in brief | issue 85
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Africa Business In Brief

issue 453 | 19 Jun 2022

issue 453
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Invitation for Public Comments/Written Representations on South Africa’s Draft Mine Health and Safety Amendment Bill, 2022 

17 Jun 2022

Comments on the Draft Bill are due by 29 JUL 2022.
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Is commissioning an oath virtually the future for South African courts?

14 Jun 2022

COVID-19 and the movement restrictions that were imposed in South Africa during the lockdown made administering an oath in person difficult.
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Termination for causal events

14 Jun 2022
BY Ridwaan Boda AND Kayla Casillo

We delve into the termination for causal events, a clause found in a majority of contracts.
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Changes to court rules and directives

14 Jun 2022
BY Aslam Moosajee

On 3 June 2022, changes to the Magistrate’s Court, High Court and the SCA rules were published in the Government Gazette. These changes take effect from 8 July 2022.
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Is South Africa seeing the end of virtual hearings?

14 Jun 2022
BY Aslam Moosajee

In March 2020, much like all other professions, litigators had to adapt to a virtual world while also having to grapple with changing court directives and processes.
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President Ramaphosa appoints new B-BBEE Advisory Council to aid in economic transformation

14 Jun 2022
BY Sanjay Kassen AND Lungelo Mkhize

It is clear that the council has an opportunity to play a crucial role in the long-term recovery, reconstruction and the meaningful transformation of the economy.
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President Ramaphosa appoints new B-BBEE Advisory Council to aid in economic transformation

14 Jun 2022
BY Sanjay Kassen AND Lungelo Mkhize

It is clear that the council has an opportunity to play a crucial role in the long-term recovery, reconstruction and the meaningful transformation of the economy.
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