Constitutional court

What You Need to Know About The Constitutional Court of South Africa

The Constitutional Court of South Africa is a supreme constitutional court established by the Constitution of South Africa. It was originally the...

South Africa Data Protection Regulations Expected to Take Effect in 2019

Although South Africa’s first comprehensive piece of data protection legislation, the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA), was originally signed into law...
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...
Ronald Lamola

Pretoria Master’s Office missing 45,000 trust files

A total of 45,000 trust files have gone missing from the Pretoria offices of the Master of the High Court, justice and...
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...
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...

Online Vigilantism and the Law

Batman. Superman. Iron Man. What do all of these characters have in common? We have all sat in our comfy seats at the movie...
Copyright Amendment Bill

Copyright Amendment Bill: US Trade Representative to review SA’s Preferential Trade status

We can reveal today that the Office of the United States Trade Representative has set the review hearings of South Africa’s eligibility...
Copyright

Copyright Amendment Bill: Minister Mthethwa’s further engagement call welcomed

In the Sports, Arts and Culture Portfolio Committee meeting held in Parliament on Tuesday, Minister Nathi Mthethwa urged...
John Saner SC

Are agreements in restraint of trade enforceable?

By John Saner SC, author of “Agreements in Restraint of Trade in South African Law” Prescription in South African Law and Medical...