Economy - StatsSA reports that our government’s gross loan debt stands at R2.2trl at present and should stabilise at R3.5tln. This equates to a present debt of R40 000 per person in South Africa. For a country where the long-term per capita income is expected to trend around US $7700, one wonders how this will be dealt with?
Investment in real estate technology is on the rise, and developers, landlords and other professionals are looking to their attorneys to help keep them abreast of the latest developments in the space.
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The world is changing. Businesses are more demanding, fee models are evolving, and new technologies are emerging. The pressure is on for law firms and legal businesses to operate more efficiently and effectively.
The National Association of Democratic Lawyers, (“NADEL”), held its 32nd Annual General Meeting and Policy Conference starting from the 14th and concluded on the 17th March 2019. The conference proceedings were held at the Emperor’s Palace in Johannesburg, under the theme “Poverty, Inequalities and Corruption Symptoms of a State in Gradual Collapse”.
Miss Moneypenny: You've never taken me to dinner...
James Bond: I would, you know. Only "M" would have me court-martialed for... illegal use of government equipment.
A team of Durban software developers is in the running for a prestigious global award following their first prize win earlier this month at the South African leg of the Global Legal Hackathon hosted and co-ordinated by international law firm Baker McKenzie and HiiL.
Chrissie is an Advisor to many legal and entrepreneur institutions around the world, a well-known legal futurist author of the book "Tomorrow's Naked Lawyer" and the person behind the robot lawyer "LISA". Chrissie won "Legal Professional of the Year 2013" amongst a number of other awards.
Economics - Is it possible to grow an economy, paying attention to exclusion and inequality: inclusive prosperity? A Harvard professor believes that we could move away from what he describes as a perverted Keynesian model; yawn, take a look: