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South Africa: COVID-19 related insurance claims and coverage: the arguments for and against coverage

02 Jun 2020
BY Rob Scott, Zara Sher
The outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has raised a lot of questions around insurance coverage in relation to COVID-19 related losses, exposures and liabilities.
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Africa Business in Brief

Africa Business in Brief | 31 May 2020
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issue 354Coronavirus (COVID-19) - A non-exhaustive list of recent measures aimed at curbing the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) Africa African Natural Resources Centre unveils publication to adva…
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South Africa:Alert level 3: special arrangements for learners or students at schools or institutions of higher learning

29 May 2020
BY Aslam Moosajee
Students to require a certificate to travel to their institute of learning
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South Africa: alert level 4 – back to work with strings attached

26 May 2020
BY Nils Braatvedt, Shivani Moodley
We look at some of the key obligations arising from the Regulations from an employment perspective.
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NCA: a court cannot authorise a debtor’s obligations to remain permanently unsatisfied

26 May 2020
BY Aslam Moosajee
As a result of the McLachlan decision, it is now settled that a debt review order which has the effect that a consumer’s financial obligations remain permanently unsatisfied, is ultra vires the NCA a…
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telecoms and media in brief | issue 13

26 May 2020
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telecoms and media in brief | issue 13
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tax in brief | issue 46

26 May 2020
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tax in brief | issue 46
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Africa tax in brief

tax | 19 May 2020
BY Celia Becker
The latest tax developments across Africa
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Uganda Tax Appeals Tribunal rules that expatriate volunteers receiving donations are subject to PAYE

tax | 19 May 2020
BY Celia Becker
The Uganda Tax Appeals Tribunal (“TAT”) recently ruled on the employees’ tax implications of expatriate volunteers working in Uganda in the case of Livingstone International University (“LIU”) vs Uga…
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Agribusinesses must prepare for water shortages

19 May 2020
BY James Brand
Water has a vital role to play in the fight against the spread of the coronavirus disease COVID 19 .
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Safety First

15 May 2020
BY Celeste Coles, Pieter Colyn
As firms reopen and pandemic lingers, health and safety obligations rise
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Africa regulatory ENSight

Africa regulatory ENSight | 06 May 2020
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issue 4 of 2020
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Chinese court sends IP enforcement signal by awarding record patent damages

IP | 05 May 2020
BY Hugo Biermann
Global toy and entertainment company, Spin Master, has been awarded damages of USD2.2-million (over ZAR40-million at the current exchange rate) in an important patent victory in a Chinese court.
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Whistleblower law won’t protect those abusing it to avoid their own misconduct

employment | 05 May 2020
BY Suemeya Hanif
South Africa’s Protected Disclosures Act, 2000 (“PDA”) offers protection for employees who are whistleblowers, and who make “protected disclosures”, namely those that provide information exposing cri…
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A judgment that’s neither short nor sweet

IP | 05 May 2020
BY Gerard du Toit
The South African Supreme Court of Appeal recently handed down an important judgment that covers a lot of IP law.
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