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Sunday, February 18, 2018

Ratepayers association tackles the shebeen regulations

The formalisation and regulation of shebeens has posed an interesting challenge for the liquor industry at large, often being met with a lot of resistance from the concerned stakeholders, such as liquor traders and many other various players. On 1 November 2017 the Gauteng High Court, Johannesburg found in favour of the Yeoville Bellevue Ratepayers’ Association (“the Association”) by declaring the Gauteng Liquor Regulations on Shebeen Licences published in 2013 invalid (“the Regulations”). 

Autonomous vehicle liability?

If an accident is caused by an automated vehicle when driving itself, whilst insured, and it causes anyone to suffer damages, then is the insurer liable for that damage caused? If the vehicle is not insured is the owner of the vehicle liable for the damage?

Travel allowances – what you can and can’t do

It is common for travellers to buy foreign currency from an Authorised Dealer (AD), such as a bank or authorised dealer in foreign exchange,...

The Art of Posting – Are you breaching copyright?

Social networking is increasingly becoming a daily ritual of many South Africans. According to World Wide Worx’s SA Social Media Landscape 2017, Facebook is...

The Corruption Amendment Bill – A brief overview

Nick Alp | Dispute Resolution Partner | Webber Wentzel | nick.alp@webberwentzel.com | www.webberwentzel.com |The Department of Justice and Correctional Services has recently published the Prevention...

Artificial Intelligence – the apex of tech and policy challenges!

Aalia Manie | Senior Associate | Webber Wentzel | aalia.manie@webberwentzel.com | www.webberwentzel.com |Artificial intelligence (AI) is the apex of today’s technology age as we...

Disclosing corruption: corporates must look to their futures

David Loxton | Partner | Dentons | david.loxton@dentons.com | www.dentons.com |Guptagate is demonstrating at length, and in the full glare of the media, how...

Harmonising law crucial for economic growth

Deepa Vallabh | Head: Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions: Africa and Asia | Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr | deepa.vallabh@cdhlegal.com | www.cliffedekkerhofmeyr.com |Over more than decade, a...

Competition regulation in Africa

Roughly half of the African continent already has competition legislation in place, although some of these systems are not yet functional, and there are new systems coming into force all the time.For example, the head office of the regional competition authority, the East African Competition Commission opened in Tanzania and the first commissioners were appointed, and the Nigerian parliamentary lower house recently passed what will be Nigeria’s first proper antitrust regime.

Competition Commission increasingly concerned by effects of industry consolidation

The Competition Commission of South Africa is becoming increasingly concerned with the coordinated effects in mergers.Worldwide, there is increased concern by competition authorities that...
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