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Junior Indaba 2021 | Day 2 key take aways

02 Jun 2021
BY Zinzi Lawrence AND Dalit Anstey

Highlights from Day 2 of the 2021 Junior Indaba
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Government clarifies its position on competition policy for jobs and industrial development

01 Jun 2021
BY Aidan Scallan AND Jessica de Kock

On 19 May 2021, the Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition, Ebrahim Patel, released a policy statement on “Competition Policy for Jobs and Industrial Development”.
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Monitoring employee emails in the era of POPIA

01 Jun 2021
BY Suemeya Hanif AND Nicole Gabryk

When the Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 comes into effect fully from 1 July 2021, there are some areas of possible dispute that could arise between employers and employees, including the monitoring of employee emails.
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Invitation to submit written comments| South Africa: Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993 – Publication of the Occupational Health and Safety Amendment Bill, 2020

01 Jun 2021
BY Willem le Roux , Pieter Colyn , Celeste Coles , Gerhardt Ehlers , Juanita Broom , Tyla Foster AND Warren Hendricks

We recently reported on the publication of GNR. 422 of 2021 which was published on Friday, 14 May 2021 in Government Gazette No. 44572
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Junior Indaba 2021 | Day 1 key take aways

01 Jun 2021
BY Zinzi Lawrence AND Dalit Anstey

Highlights from Day 1 of the 2021 Junior Indaba
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Business is changing, but one thing remains constant – IP is where it’s at

31 May 2021
BY Waldo Steyn

The UK’s Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys published an interesting article that deals with the importance and value of brands and intellectual property in general
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Trade marks: you gotta have (good) faith

31 May 2021
BY Liézal Mostert

In South Africa, as in many jurisdictions, the concept of good faith (bona fides) crops up a lot.
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Copyright…hell or divine?

31 May 2021
BY André J Maré

Remember Nirvana?
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Confusingly similar trade marks: what’s happening in Europe?

31 May 2021
BY Ilse du Plessis

We tend to keep an eye on trade mark developments in Europe. It makes sense because South African trade mark law is very similar to EU trade mark law and there’s far more activity in the EU.
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Africa Business In Brief

issue 402 | 30 May 2021

issue 402
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The latest TERS extension: some much-needed detail for submission

26 May 2021
BY Lauren Salt AND Jessie Moore

The UIF have published some more detail on the most recent extension of the TERS.
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Africa Tax in Brief

25 May 2021
BY Celia Becker

The latest tax news and developments across Africa
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ENSafrica Construction ENSurance | recent influential court decisions and what they may mean for your business

25 May 2021
BY Rob Scott AND Zara Sher

2019/20 judicial decisions that could be influential on the South African construction industry
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A legal perspective on dealing with employees who refuse to mask up

25 May 2021
BY Lauren Salt AND Matlhatsi Ntlhoro

More than a year after the start of the COVID-19 lockdown, many citizens have adopted a lax approach to mask wearing, social distancing and sanitisation.
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POPIA compliance: what schools, colleges and universities need to consider

25 May 2021
BY Era Gunning AND Rakhee Dullabh

Schools, colleges and universities have a greater responsibility than most when it comes to data privacy and compliance with the Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013
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