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technology law

Implementing a COVID-19 policy in the Workplace

As South Africa has recently entered what is called advanced alert level 3 of the phased approach of opening up of the economy, many businesses are still grappling with the initial financial and operational consequences of the lockdown. As businesses and trade resumes in a heightened State of Disaster with gargantuan increases in COVID-19 infections […]

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App Developer

Crypto Assets – Some Developments in SA?

A crypto asset is a digital representation of value that is not issued by a central bank but is traded, transferred and stored electronically by natural and legal persons for payment, investment and other forms of utility, and applies cryptography techniques in the underlying technology.   In addition, Crypto Assets are applications that are associated […]

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Copyright Amendment Bill

Updated Directions Issued for Access to Justice Under Level 3

On 2 June 2020 the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Mr Ronald Ozzy Lamola updated the directives regarding access to the justice service points under Lockdown Alert Level 3. Below is a summary of some of the important points to take note of, if you require access to the courts and related services. Permitted […]

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Testamentary Trusts

Construction Guarantees – when does the contractor have the right to interfere with the employer’s claim?

It is a common occurrence for contractors to insure the performance of large construction projects. In fact in large projects this is a requirement.   In many instances these projects do not run as anticipated and as a result these policies are invoked. For a long time the rights of the contractor (who effectively is. […]

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work permit

The Fulfilment of Contractual Obligations in the Context of #Covid19 – Unpacking impossibility and Force Majeure

The Corona Virus pandemic has had a significant impact on business, although in South Africa, we have not yet realized the exact impact. What is for sure is that the “old” remedy of force majeure and impossibility of performance will become a very topical issue.   In a prior article we looked at the definition […]

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