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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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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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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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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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ICASA extends deadline for comments on Broadband Mobile Services Inquiry Discussion Document

technology, media and telecommunications | 14 Jan 2020
BY Wilmari Strachan
ICASA has now agreed to allow an additional 15 working days for written submissions, extending the deadline from 6 February 2020 to 27 February 2020.
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Nigeria’s Finance Bill, 2019 signed into law

Africa regulatory ENSight | 20 Jan 2020
BY Celia Becker
The amendments are expected to have significant implications, particularly for foreign groups doing business in Nigeria. The amendments introduced by the Finance Act are expected to have significant …
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When Harry met...commercial Sussex?

IP | 04 Feb 2020
BY Gaelyn Scott
You know what it’s like – you have a cushy job, you’re earning well, you’re travelling the world. Yet, you’re still not happy.
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A broadcast or a film... It’s a photo-finish!

IP | 04 Feb 2020
BY Rachel Sikwane
In South Africa, copyright judgments are few and far between. This makes the recent case of Tellytrack v Marshalls World of Sport (Pty) Ltd and others, worth noting
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Reining in the Polo trade mark

IP | 04 Feb 2020
BY Liézal Mostert
A recent South African trade mark judgment, Stable Brands (Pty) Ltd v LA Group (Pty) Ltd and The Registrar of Trade Marks, highlights an interesting thing
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Fashion Nova vs Versace: The J.Lo dress

IP | 04 Feb 2020
BY Ilse du Plessis
In 2000, Jennifer Lopez debuted the much-publicised and spoken about Versace jungle pattern dress at the Grammy Awards. 20 years on, Versace is suing a company called Fashion Nova for selling a jung…
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