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By Virusha Subban
Currently, if an importer applied for and is accepted into the SARS deferment scheme, the payment of import duty and import Vat may be deferred or suspended for up to 30 days.
By Virusha Subban
Every manufacturer and importer must apply to SARS for a new tariff determination even if they have an existing SARS tariff determination in place.
By Tamara Dini
Competition law developments in Africa continue to be closely monitored globally.
By Elaine de Beer
The patenting of South African software is the subject of much heated debate.
By Anthony Colegrave
The question how uncertificated securities can be provided as effective collateral in South African securities lending transactions has been such a hotly debated topic that, for many years, the majority of participants in the South African securities lending market only accepted cash as collateral for loaned securities.
By David Geral
South Africa’s institutional investors have been challenged to conduct their business on a new playing field following publication of the Draft Code for Responsible Investing.
By Talita Laubscher, Qaqamba Vellem
With the current trend of retrenchments showing no sign of abating, the issue of voluntary retrenchments (VR) is being increasingly aired.
By Ronel Straughan
Visitors to South Africa may find a property they wish to make their new or second home, or to buy property for rental or investment purposes.
By Ashleigh Hale
The new Companies Act proposes an approach to partly paid-up shares that is somewhat different to its 1973 predecessor.
By John Brand, Mieke Krynauw
On 27 November 2009 the governments of South Africa and Zimbabwe signed a Bilateral Agreement for the Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments (BIPPA) in Harare.