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#Metoo – what comes next?

It is the unfortunate state of affairs that sexual harassment in the workplace constantly rears its ugly head, and while it may be near impossible to be rid of it entirely, it is by no means an indication that it should continue.  It is for that reason that it is important for you to know […]

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A Brief Look at Consumer Rights in Terms of the Consumer Protection Act

 In recent times November has become the favorite month for South African consumers with the adoption of sale specials like Black Friday and Cyber Mondays. Retailers provide massive discounts on their inventories allow for the intake of the latest ranges in the new year. The advantage is a turnover of stock, with suppliers keeping up […]

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The Role of Directors in the Age of Cybercrime

The exponential development of technology in recent years has meant that cybercrimes are no longer just an occurrence in Hollywood movies. South Africans have been the victims of numerous cyber-breaches exposing their personal information as was the case with the data leak of real estate company Jigsaw Holdings in 2017. Known to be the largest […]

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Directors’ Delinquency versus Probation

Introduction A significant innovation under the Companies Act 71 of 2008 as amended (the “Act”) is that it provides for a court application to declare a director delinquent or to have him/her placed under an order of probation. The Act confers locus standi on a broad range of persons to apply to court for such […]

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The Carbon Tax Act

Introduction The Carbon Tax Act 15 of 2019 (the “Act”) was enacted as a result of the increase of greenhouse gas emissions in the atmosphere, which is causing and contributing to global climate change.  The Act in its preamble, therefore, aims to contribute to the worldwide effort to stabilise greenhouse gas emissions by employing the […]

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