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Africa Business In Brief

issue 349 | 26 Apr 2020

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South Africa: Update to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) TERS and tax treatment of C19 TERS Benefit

24 Apr 2020
BY Lauren Salt AND Arnaaz Camay

Many employers will still require assistance from the COVID-19 C19 TERS. However, what are the tax implications of these TERS benefits?
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ENSafrica: Coronavirus (COVID-19) legal update

Coronavirus (COVID-19) issue 3 | 21 Apr 2020

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Africa tax in brief

21 Apr 2020
BY Celia Becker

The latest tax developments across Africa
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South African crypto asset regulatory framework proposed

21 Apr 2020
BY Megan Stuart-Steer AND Jo-Paula Roman

The Crypto Assets Regulatory Working Group (“CAR WG”) of the Intergovernmental Fintech Working Group (“IFWG”) has released its long-anticipated position paper on crypto assets.
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The phasing-out of LIBOR: a helpful guide to the “must-have” features of contractual fall-back language

21 Apr 2020
BY Deborah Carmichael

Market participants are undertaking significant work to prepare for a transition away from the London Interbank Offered Rate (“LIBOR”).
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South Africa: Coronavirus (COVID-19) and privacy concerns in your school

21 Apr 2020
BY Era Gunning AND Wilmari Strachan

In light of the declaration of a National State of Disaster as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, it is now likely that schools and further learning institutions in South Africa will remain closed for the foreseeable future
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New Directives from the Chief Justice, Supplementary Directives from the Gauteng Judge President and Directions from the SCA in regard to litigating during lockdown

20 Apr 2020
BY Aslam Moosajee AND Vishana Makan

In order to provide guidance to litigators in navigating the national state of disaster, the Chief Justice has issued two sets of directives that apply to all superior courts across the country.
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South Africa: Water and Sanitation Emergency Procurement COVID-19 Disaster Response Directions published

20 Apr 2020
BY Lloyd Christie AND James Brand

The Directions implement the emergency procurement of water supply and sanitation services to identified areas to combat the spread of COVID-19.
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Africa Business In Brief

issue 348 | 19 Apr 2020

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South Africa: amendments to the lockdown regulations: take-home points for employers

17 Apr 2020
BY Lauren Salt AND Jessie Moore

On 16 April 2020, the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs issued a notice which amended several material aspects of the lockdown regulations issued in terms of section 27(2) of the Disaster Management Act, 2002.
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South Africa: MPRDA related timeframes extended

16 Apr 2020
BY Lloyd Christie AND Ntsiki Adonisi-Kgame

The Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy recently published Coronavirus (COVID-19) related regulations pertaining to some of the prescribed timeframes in the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act
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South Africa: will the creation of a Coronavirus (COVID-19) contact tracing database pose any security concerns?

16 Apr 2020
BY Era Gunning AND Rakhee Dullabh

A recent government notice amended the regulations published in terms of the Disaster Management Act, 2002 to provide for the mandatory establishment of the COVID‑19 Tracing Database by the National Department of Health.
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South Africa: A new Online Portal and Easy Aid Guides for applying to the C19 TERS

16 Apr 2020
BY Lauren Salt AND Jessie Moore

In the wake of the rapid developments to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Temporary Relief Scheme (“C19 TERS”) in the past few weeks, it is critical that employers remain informed and up-to-date on the latest processes in place.
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South Africa: How to choose a video conferencing platform in the time of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

14 Apr 2020
BY Isaivan Naidoo AND Lucinda Botes

Given the fact that many countries are under some form of lockdown as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, organisations that are able to do so, are now working remotely, with video conferencing platforms
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