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By Rudolph Raath
Twenty of these happened more than three years before the second initiation. Pickfords relied on section 67(1) to challenge the inclusion of these instances in the complaint.
By Bradley Workman-Davies
A recent case from the labour court provides some guidance.
By Jennifer Smit
A discussion which focuses on the anti-competitiveness of sales in execution.
By Ahmore Burger-Smidt, Maphanga Maseko
Now, for the first time since the inception of the Competition Act, there is a real and definite focus on criminal investigations linked to contraventions of the Competition Act.
By Happy Masondo
The numerous renewable energy, economic and infrastructure developments on the African continent make it an attractive investment destination.
By Dominique Arteiro, Neil Kirby
The advent of amendments to the Competition Act No. 89 of 1998 has, at least for one of those chapters, being chapter 4A dealing with market inquiries become a reality.
By Donvay Wegierski
As a consequence of the territorial nature of intellectual property (IP) rights, a trade mark registered in South Africa is not automatically available for use or registration in foreign countries.
By Jacques van Wyk, Michiel Heyns
Certain parts of the Western Cape's farming industry have been adversely impacted by a number of strikes during the latter portion of 2012 and the early part of 2013.
By Bradley Workman-Davies, Sandile July
The Labour Relations Act, 66 of 1995, ("LRA") has been in the spotlight recently in regard to the recent communications from government that it is considering designating the education sector as an essential service.
By Irma-Dalene Gouws, Thandi Lamprecht
The Namibian Competition Act was promulgated in 2003, and has been in force since March 2008. As under the South African competition law regime, the Namibian Act also contains merger regulation provisions.
By Happy Masondo
On 28 February 2013 the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) approved an 8% average increase per annum for the period from 1 April 2013 to 1 April 2014.
By Irma-Dalene Gouws, Thandi Lamprecht
There are increasing efforts and continued negotiations to create free trade zones and to cement the establishment of true "common market regions" in Africa.
By Ernest Mazansky, Leon Rood
From a tax perspective, it must be said that the number of proposed changes to the various fiscal Acts are considerably fewer than in prior years.
By Chris Stevens
On 27 December 2012 the South African Cabinet approved the draft Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment (MPRDA) Bill, 2012.
By Eric Levenstein
Errant company directors who fail to comply with the obligations set out in the Companies Act, 2008, will now face the prospect of being declared "delinquent" under certain circumstances.
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