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The copyright woes of Meghan Markle

IP | 05 Nov 2019
BY Gaelyn Scott
She also had no copyright issues in South Africa. So, a far cry from what she is experiencing right now in the UK, her adopted home.
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The experience economy: Stranger Things have happened

IP | 05 Nov 2019
BY Rowan Forster
An article that appeared in the Harvard Business Review recently, When fandom clashes with IP law (Madhavi Sunder), highlights some very interesting intellectual property (IP) issues.
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Mauritius: a Shangri-La for international brand owners

IP | 05 Nov 2019
BY Pravin Barthia
Recent Mauritian trade mark judgments bring home just how investor-friendly Mauritius is.
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The Purple Inhaler case: a useful summary of passing off

IP | 05 Nov 2019
BY Delene Bertasso
Passing off is an important remedy that exists in South Africa and other countries and which has an English law heritage.
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Patents: let’s correct the gender imbalance

IP | 05 Nov 2019
BY Joanne van Harmelen
An article that appeared on the BBC news site recently, Why are so few women inventors named on patents?, has got people talking.
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South Africa’s apex court hears first ever patent matter

IP | 05 Nov 2019
BY Hugo Biermann
The matter has a long history. It started in 2011, when Ascendis launched patent revocation proceedings.
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Can employers discipline employees for conduct occurring outside of working hours?

employment | 05 Nov 2019
BY Siphamandla Dube
can employers discipline employees when they post unfavourable comments regarding their employer, or comments that may adversely impact on their employer, on their own social media accounts
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ICASA publishes information memorandum on high-demand spectrum

technology, media and telecommunications | 05 Nov 2019
BY Wilmari Strachan
On 1 November 2019, ICASA published the much anticipated Information Memorandum for the high-demand spectrum licensing process for comment (the Information Memorandum can be accessed here) .
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Proud to be part of the solution

Africa regulatory ENSight | 12 Nov 2019
BY Jessica Blumenthal
ENSafrica assisted the ASISA Enterprise Development Trust and the ASISA Supplier Development Trust, managed by Edge Growth, to bring a novel solution to market
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Navigating mine health and safety obligations

Africa regulatory ENSight | 12 Nov 2019
BY Willem le Roux
On Thursday, 24 October 2019, the Mine and Occupational Health and Safety (“MOHS”) Department of ENSafrica hosted its annual Mine Health and Safety Seminar.
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Similar fact evidence in arbitration proceedings

employment | 12 Nov 2019
BY Carmen Abboy
The question as to what constitutes hearsay evidence and when it is admissible in arbitration proceedings in the CCMA or a bargaining council has been the subject of consideration in numerous arbitra…
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Share re-purchase and profit extraction transactions

tax | 19 Nov 2019
BY Mike Benetello
The favourable tax treatment afforded to dividends in contrast to other forms of income in terms of South African tax law has resulted in many opportunities for tax arbitrage especially where one is …
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The Reserve Bank relaxes its policy on loop structures for individuals

tax | 19 Nov 2019
BY Lavina Daya
The Financial Surveillance Department of the South African Reserve Bank released Circular 18/2019 stating that the loop dispensation available for South African corporates will be extended to privat…
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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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