Load Shedding

Shedding some light on an employer’s obligations during load shedding

It is no secret that the intensified load shedding has had a devastating economic effect on many companies. Without electricity, many businesses cannot function,...
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Law firm to sue Eskom for load shedding damages

Johannesburg-based legal firm, De Beer Attorneys, is preparing to take legal action against Eskom in respect of the preventable losses suffered by businesses and...
Bridget King

Robust crypto asset regulations in the pipeline

South African Regulators have issued a consultation paper that proposes firm regulations for crypto assets, to mitigate the risks associated with crypto trading. A consultation...
ANC contracts explained by JOC Christie

The Facts and The Myths of Antenuptial Contracts

In terms of South African Law - in a marriage between a man and a woman - it is the domicile of the husband...
Freedom under law

Contempt of court action against Jiba and NDPP

In December last year the North Gauteng High Court, having struck Deputy National Director of Public Prosecutions Nomgcobo Jiba from the roll of advocates, ordered...
Baker McKenzie

Constitutional Court decides in State Information Technology Agency SOC Limited/Gijima Holdings case

The Constitutional Court this week handed down judgment in a matter that will be of interest to parties who contract with state owned companies. On 27...

Blockchain technology is set to improve trust in international trade transactions

The age old problem of low levels of trust between importer and exporter when it comes to payment looks set to be alleviated by...
Blockchain Revolution and Financial Regulation in South Africa

Blockchain Revolution and Financial Regulation in South Africa

The provision of banking and financial services in South Africa is a highly regulated activity and the revolutionary Fintech (financial technology) is posing a...
Siyande Khanyile

Equitable and fair reinstatement of a credit agreement

In March 2005, Ms Nkata purchased a property in Durbanville, (the “property”). To do so she obtained mortgage finance from FirstRand Bank Limited, (the...

Why the Microsoft Ireland Case is Important?

The Microsoft Ireland case concerns whether the US government can compel Microsoft to give it access to Hotmail emails it holds on its server...

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