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TikTok, goes the opportunity clock

IP | 06 Apr 2020
BY Waldo Steyn
Why aren’t young influencers taking IP seriously?
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Artificial intelligence – real copyright?

IP | 06 Apr 2020
BY Hugo Biermann
Over the past few years, more and more companies have started publishing news content written by artificial intelligence (“AI”) algorithms.
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Can you hear the sound of…a drink can being opened?

IP | 06 Apr 2020
BY Manisha Bugwandeen-Doorasamy
If you have any interest in trade marks, you will know that trade marks can take many forms. Although most trade marks are words or logos, trade marks can be all sorts of things…
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South Africa: essential services during lockdown | employer FAQs

employment | 03 Apr 2020
BY Edward James, Lauren Salt
Following the issuing of what has colloquially been called the “Lockdown Regulations” to reduce the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in South Africa, there has been a hasty scramble for essential…
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Mozambique: Coronavirus (COVID-19) state of emergency comes into effect

employment | 03 Apr 2020
BY Alex Ferreira
A state of emergency, in order to combat the Coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic, has been imposed in Mozambique, with effect from 1 April 2020.
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Africa regulatory ENSight - issue 3 of 2020

Africa regulatory ENSight | 01 Apr 2020
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Africa regulatory ENSight - issue 3 of 2020
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No scope, no organisational rights: Constitutional Court tells unions to stay in their lanes

employment | 31 Mar 2020
BY Edwin Ellis, Henry Rossouw
the Constitutional Court had to decide this question in an appeal brought by the National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa (“NUMSA”) against a decision of the Labour Appeal Court (“LAC”),
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The Labour and Employment Disputes Review - Edition 3

31 Mar 2020
BY Peter le Roux, Ross Alcock
3rd edition of The Labour and Employment Disputes Review
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South Africa: special leave benefits announced for employees in self-quarantine

employment | 24 Mar 2020
BY Lauren Salt
As a result of the increasing spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), many employees may consider placing themselves in self-quarantine after possible exposure to the virus.
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Rwanda: Revenue Authority issues emergency tax measures amidst the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

tax | 23 Mar 2020
BY Dieudonné Nzafashwanayo
On March 20, 2020 the Rwanda Revenue Authority (“RRA”) issued new tax measures to deal with the effects of the coronavirus outbreak.
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South Africa: Coronavirus (COVID-19): BYOD, working remotely and ensuring information security

technology, media and telecommunications | 19 Mar 2020
BY Ridwaan Boda
With the outbreak of COVID-19, many businesses have taken the decision to request that employees work from home.
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South Africa: Coronavirus (COVID-19) travel restrictions | implications for employers and employees

employment | 19 Mar 2020
BY Zahida Ebrahim, Lauren Salt
President Cyril Ramaphosa, in his address to the nation on Sunday, 15 March 2020, declared a national state of disaster
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South Africa: Coronavirus (COVID-19): impact of the Disaster Management Regulations on employers

employment | 19 Mar 2020
BY Lauren Salt
The Regulations in terms of the Disaster Management Act, 2002 was issued and brought into operation yesterday, 18 March 2020
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Women in Mining

18 Mar 2020
BY Ntsiki Adonisi-Kgame
It is widely accepted that the legal profession, specifically in the mining industry, is still a largely male-led space
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South Africa: Department of Employment and Labour releases guidelines for how employers can prepare the workplace for the coronavirus (COVID-19)

employment | 17 Mar 2020
BY Lauren Salt
The Department has implored employers to prepare themselves and their employees as far in advance as possible for potentially worsening outbreak conditions
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