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New year, new leave: the much anticipated parental leave provisions are now in force

employment | 13 Jan 2020
BY Balindile Shezi
As of 1 January 2020, employees are entitled to three additional forms of leave ie, parental leave, adoption leave and commissioning parental leave.
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The recovery of losses suffered as a result of employee misconduct

employment | 10 Dec 2019
BY Silindokuhle Magagula
Usually when an employee is alleged to have committed misconduct, the employee is taken through a disciplinary process and thereafter dismissed if found guilty of such misconduct. Most of the time em…
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tax in brief | issue 41

tax | 10 Dec 2019
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tax in brief | issue 41
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Africa regulatory ENSight - issue 11 of 2019

Africa regulatory ENSight | 04 Dec 2019
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Africa regulatory ENSight - issue 11 of 2019
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Rooibos and justice

IP | 03 Dec 2019
BY Hugo Biermann
“Tea from South Africa’s rooibos bush will soon be infused with a measure of restorative justice.”
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Uganda: the Employment (Amendment) Bill, 2019

employment | 03 Dec 2019
BY Rachel Musoke
In this article we present some highlights of the recently gazetted Employment (Amendment) Bill, 2019 (the “Bill”)
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The “secret” of Bud Light

IP | 03 Dec 2019
BY Ilse du Plessis
A recent CNN report, AB InBev accuses rival Miller Coors of obtaining the secret recipe of Bud Light, (CNN 18 October 2019), deals with the interesting issue of trade secrets
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I want computer software… is that clear?

IP | 03 Dec 2019
BY Gerard du Toit
It’s not often that courts get involved in the real nitty-gritty of trade mark practice, they tend to stick to the bigger issues like the infringement and revocation of trade mark registrations.
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Copyright and trade deals

IP | 03 Dec 2019
BY Waldo Steyn
We have discussed the proposed reforms to South African copyright law in previous articles. These reforms are controversial, to say the least.
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Snoozing is no longer losing

employment | 03 Dec 2019
BY Samantha Bonato, Lauren Salt
We have reached that time of the year. December holidays are around the corner, employees want to make the most of the upcoming break and now is the time to pull out all the stops
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tax in brief | issue 40

tax | 26 Nov 2019
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tax in brief | issue 40
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telecoms and media in brief | issue 8

technology, media and telecommunications | 26 Nov 2019
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telecoms and media in brief | issue 8
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Africa tax in brief

tax | 19 Nov 2019
BY Celia Becker
The latest tax developments across Africa
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Tax revenues from the digital economy

tax | 19 Nov 2019
BY Peter Dachs
International tax law principles deal with the allocation to various jurisdictions of taxing rights in respect of the business profits of a multi-national company.
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VAT implications of intra-group finance transactions

tax | 19 Nov 2019
BY Robert Gad, Megan McCormack, Jo-Paula Roman
Recently, we have been asked to consider an often overlooked VAT exposure, namely, the potential taxable supplies involved in low or nil cost intra-group financing and security transactions.
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