Mondaq Middle East & Africa - South Africa: Litigation, Mediation & Arbitration
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The new Article 30 of the OHADA Uniform Act on Arbitration sets out two main principles:
Clyde & Co
Given the costs and uncertainties in the prosecution of disputes, and in particular large scale and complex international, commercial and construction disputes which are often ongoing for extended periods of time.
Clyde & Co
A long awaited and an important development in the context of arbitrations in Africa is the adoption by South Africa, in December 2017, of The International Arbitration Act.
Clyde & Co
On 1 December 2017, the Supreme Court of Appeal ("SCA") upheld an appeal against the decision of the court a quo of Donen AJ in the Western Cape Division ...
Clyde & Co
On 24 November 2017, the Supreme Court of Appeal ("SCA") ruled in favour of granting a loss of support claim to an aunt of the deceased.
ENSafrica
Many readers will know that UGG is a sheepskin boot originating from Australia.
Clyde & Co
The incident that saw two fans crushed to death at South African Breweries' flagship Carling Black Label Cup on 30 July 2016 is a tragic case of déjà vu for those that recall the infamous Ellis Park...
Clyde & Co
On 11 April 2001, spectators poured into the iconic Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg for the world famous Soweto derby football match between Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates.
Clyde & Co
On 6 July 2017, the Supreme Court of Appeal ("SCA") issued a judgment which waters down the rule that without prejudice communication between lawyers, aimed at settling a litigious dispute....
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Having international-standard arbitration legislation is a fundamental step towards encouraging international arbitration between commercial parties in South Africa.
ENSafrica
The without prejudice rule has long been part of South African law. This rule provides that statements, including admissions of liability, made in an attempt to settle litigation between parties.
ENSafrica
The trial of murder-accused Henri van Breda has attracted widespread media attention in recent months.
ENSafrica
The South African Constitutional Court has found that cabinet ministers can now be held personally liable for the costs of legal proceedings to which they are a party.
ENSafrica
The notion of contractual freedom has long been recognised in the entrenchment of the principle that agreements should be honoured.
ENSafrica
Once legal proceedings relating to a debt have started, does the subsequent substitution of one of the parties affect the prescription period for the debt?
KISCH IP
Of recent, KISCH IP has tasted tremendous success in the Supreme Court of Appeal.
KISCH IP
When a person or business creates a new technical concept (or innovation) that is implemented, the world generally benefits from such innovation.
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The International Arbitration Bill (the Bill), which was gazetted on 28 April 2016, will shortly be introduced into Parliament.
Dentons
In August 2015, the Arbitration Foundation of Southern Africa (AFSA) announced the establishment of the China-Africa Joint International Arbitration Centre (CAJAC)...
ENSafrica
Witnesses giving evidence before the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration ("CCMA") should take care when making statements that may expose them to defamation claims.
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When a party institutes legal action against another party, the plaintiff is entitled to claim interest over and above the capital amount.
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The duty on litigants to ensure proper service, particularly in the case of urgent applications cannot be gainsaid.
Clyde & Co
Given the costs and uncertainties in the prosecution of disputes, and in particular large scale and complex international, commercial and construction disputes which are often ongoing for extended periods of time.
Clyde & Co
On 1 December 2017, the Supreme Court of Appeal ("SCA") upheld an appeal against the decision of the court a quo of Donen AJ in the Western Cape Division ...
Dentons
The new Article 30 of the OHADA Uniform Act on Arbitration sets out two main principles:
ENSafrica
The without prejudice rule has long been part of South African law. This rule provides that statements, including admissions of liability, made in an attempt to settle litigation between parties.
ENSafrica
Once legal proceedings relating to a debt have started, does the subsequent substitution of one of the parties affect the prescription period for the debt?
Clyde & Co
A long awaited and an important development in the context of arbitrations in Africa is the adoption by South Africa, in December 2017, of The International Arbitration Act.
Clyde & Co
On 24 November 2017, the Supreme Court of Appeal ("SCA") ruled in favour of granting a loss of support claim to an aunt of the deceased.
ENSafrica
The South African Constitutional Court has found that cabinet ministers can now be held personally liable for the costs of legal proceedings to which they are a party.
Clyde & Co
The incident that saw two fans crushed to death at South African Breweries' flagship Carling Black Label Cup on 30 July 2016 is a tragic case of déjà vu for those that recall the infamous Ellis Park...
ENSafrica
Many readers will know that UGG is a sheepskin boot originating from Australia.
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