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As we have written in a number of previous articles, National Treasury, together with the Prudential Authority and the Financial Sector Conduct Authority ...
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The trade marks Mango and Yango won't be confused, even if they are used for the same products, so said the hearing officer in a recent trade mark opposition in the UK.
ENSafrica
The South African government is determined to ensure that in the country, as in a number of other countries, tobacco products are sold with little or no branding.
ENSafrica
The legal framework in Mauritius is constantly evolving to keep pace with the rapidly changing economic environment.
ENSafrica
Every minute of every day, 100 bottles of Scotch whisky make their way to South Africa.
ENSafrica
In Malatji v Minister of Home Affairs and Another, the South African Labour Appeal Court ("LAC") had to determine when mora interest ...
ENSafrica
The legal and philosophical aspects relating to the concept of "ownership" with respect to human biological material of various kinds has been hotly debated.
ENSafrica
Over the past year, South Africa has seen some significant changes impacting its commercial financial landscape.
ENSafrica
Regular readers will recall our recent ENSight where we reported that a draft agreement had been published which, to a degree ...
KISCH IP
The medium to longer term prospects for investment in South Africa are entrenched through a world class Constitution and jurisprudence.
KISCH IP
There are three terms commonly used to describe this kind of art – street art, graffiti and vandalism.
KISCH IP
When a work, such as a video, is uploaded onto YouTube or a photograph uploaded onto Flickr, people often believe that because it is being made available on the internet,
KISCH IP
It often happens that rights holders enforce their rights against others as a scare tactic whilst knowing that enforcing their rights would not be that simple.
Dentons
Electricity metering and attendant collection losses are prevalent in the Nigerian Power Sector (Sector). Despite the launch of the Credit Advance Payment for Metering Implementation in 2011 (CAPMI).
Dentons
If you are not a gamer then you may not be aware of the existing internet cultural/sexism war or "Gamergating".
ENSafrica
During the course of recent months, South African Parliament has considered four bills proposing significant changes to South Africa's labour legislation.
ENSafrica
In principle, VAT incurred by a vendor on the cost of developing residential property for sale may be claimed as an input tax deduction.
ENSafrica
It's been widely reported that Roger Federer has signed a 10-year, USD300-million sponsorship deal with the clothing brand UNIQLO.
Herbert Smith Freehills
The African National Congress ("ANC") held its first ever Land Summit ("Summit") over the weekend of 19 and 20 May 2018.
ENSafrica
IP plays an extremely significant role in the world of toys, as a number of news reports have made very clear.
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In the recent matter between Woolworths Holdings Limited ("Woolworths") and Mrs. Sally Baikie ("the Complainant"), the Advertising Standards Authority of South Africa ("ASA")...
ENSafrica
This is calculated on the basis of the terms and conditions that the employee was subject to at the date of dismissal.
Dentons
South Africa's economy has stagnated and, for our economy to grow and attract significant infrastructure investments, there needs to be policy certainty, especially with regard to energy policy.
ENSafrica
The Consultation Report published with the Conduct Standard helpfully clarifies a number of questions that were being asked in the market.
ENSafrica
The MIAC will be supported by an advisory body which will be chaired by Professor Emmanuel Gaillard.
KISCH IP
The Copyright Act does not require registration in order to acquire copyright in respect of a particular work. Instead copyright subsists automatically once a work has been completed ...
ENSafrica
The OECD invites interested parties to submit any comments on this discussion draft by 7 September 2018.
Thipa Denenga
When a party institutes legal action against another party, the plaintiff is entitled to claim interest over and above the capital amount.
Thipa Denenga
Section 37C of the Pension Funds Act 24 of 1956 governs the payment of pension benefits upon the death of a member.
ENSafrica
Hopefully with time market practice and interaction with regulators will clarify the above points.
ENSafrica
In addition to national competition regulators, Africa features a number regional bodies that have competition regulations.
TMF Group
South Africa is a highly regulated society and compliance with the myriad of laws can be daunting for any business.
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