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South Africa: Coronavirus (COVID-19) | financial services during level 3

19 Jun 2020
BY Metumo Shilongo, Aslam Moosajee, Angela Itzikowitz, Roger Rudolph, Jessica Blumenthal, Johan Loubser
This article focuses specifically on the financial services industry under level 3 with reference to the regulations made under the Disaster Management Act, 2002 on 29 April 2020.
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South Africa: MPRDA related timeframes extended

16 Apr 2020
BY Lloyd Christie, Ntsiki Adonisi-Kgame
The Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy recently published Coronavirus (COVID-19) related regulations pertaining to some of the prescribed timeframes in the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Devel…
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South Africa: will the creation of a Coronavirus (COVID-19) contact tracing database pose any security concerns?

16 Apr 2020
BY Rakhee Dullabh, Era Gunning
A recent government notice amended the regulations published in terms of the Disaster Management Act, 2002 to provide for the mandatory establishment of the COVID‑19 Tracing Database by the National …
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Constitutional Court adopts a tough line against corrupt behaviour

14 Apr 2020
BY Aslam Moosajee
The recent Constitutional Court judgment in National Director of Public Prosecutions v Botha N.O. and Another considered the issue of whether a proportionality analysis is required for the forfeiture…
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Uganda: the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak on the landlord and tenant relationship

14 Apr 2020
BY Rachel Musoke, Sheila Pacuto
In response to the efforts to curb the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the Ministry of Health published regulations providing for the closure of various places
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Mauritius: Competition Commission clarifies application of competition law rules during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis

14 Apr 2020
BY Shrivan Dabee
The Competition Commission of Mauritius (“CCM”) has issued a communiqué on 9 April 2020 stating that it understands that:
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South Africa: Regulating employee conduct while working remotely

employment | 14 Apr 2020
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A new dawn has come in the world of employment where many South African employees are required to work from home as a measure to curb the rapid spread of the new life threatening Coronavirus
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South Africa: How to choose a video conferencing platform in the time of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

14 Apr 2020
BY Isaivan Naidoo
Given the fact that many countries are under some form of lockdown as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, organisations that are able to do so, are now working remotely, with video confe…
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South Africa: Certain call centres are now able to operate during the lockdown

14 Apr 2020
BY Isaivan Naidoo
On 9 April 2020, the Departments of Health, Trade and Industry, and Competition issued a directive that allows call centres that provide health, safety, social, support, government and financial serv…
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South Africa: Estate planning during a pandemic: are your affairs in order?

14 Apr 2020
BY Deon Beachen
The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, which has disrupted lives and continues to wreak havoc on the global economy, has seen a sudden and dramatic shift in the way we live.
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South Africa: All Industries excluding the mining industry: is there an obligation on employers to report and investigate incidents of employees contracting the Coronavirus (COVID-19) ?

14 Apr 2020
BY Willem le Roux, Tyla Foster
Several health and safety obligations (both general and specific) towards employees are imposed on an employer or user in respect of the "workplace".
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Mauritius: Capital markets | practical considerations in the context of the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

14 Apr 2020
BY Elsie Rasolohery Pascal
The Stock Exchange of Mauritius Ltd (“SEM”) made an announcement on 14 April 2020 regarding the filing of issuers’ financial statement for the financial year ending 31 December 2019.
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Africa Business in Brief

Africa Business in Brief | 12 Apr 2020
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issue 347Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates A non-exhaustive list of recent measures aimed at curbing the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) - A non-exhaustive list of recent measures aimed at curbing the …
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South African Mining Industry: Practical considerations for employers relating to coronavirus (COVID-19), post lockdown

09 Apr 2020
BY Warren Hendricks, Pieter Colyn
General duties and obligations of employer in terms of the MHSA
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South Africa: Coronavirus (COVID-19) TERS: a guide to the updated memorandum of agreement for employers

09 Apr 2020
BY Lauren Salt, Hlengiwe Mahlangu
the Unemployment Insurance Fund released four new memoranda of agreement to be used when employers apply for the COVID-19 Temporary Relief Scheme
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