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By Bridget King, James Peart
This is a move to increase control and regulation over what was a largely unregulated OTC derivatives market.
By Roxanne Webster
In the Symons case, the plaintiff invested R5 million into a property syndication with Sharemax Investments (Pty) Ltd (Sharemax) based on the advice of the defendant ...
By Willem Janse Van Rensburg
On 21 August the Gauteng Division of the High Court handed down a judgment setting aside the findings of the Arms Procurement Commission
By Alastair Morphet
The United Kingdom Supreme Court's judgment in Tower MCashback LLP1 v HMRC was reported in the latest Simon's Tax Cases.
The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) embarked on a review of the consumer legislative framework that culminated in a draft green paper on consumer policy in September 2004. The policy seeks to promote a coherent and consistent framework for the regulation of consumer "business interaction". The first draft of the Consumer Protection Bill was published for information and comment on 15 March 2006.
By Preeta Bhagattjee, Preeta Bhagattjee
The Cryptography Regulations issued in terms of the Electronic Communications and Transaction Act of 2002 (ECT Act), which came into effect on 10 March 2006, have not clarified the uncertainty over whether or not users of cryptography software would also be considered cryptography providers and should be registered as such.
By Liesl Kruger, Liesl Kruger
Asset management services performed by a resident in a different jurisdiction to the recipient of the services gives rise to potential transfer pricing implications that should be borne in mind.
By David Thompson, David Thompson
In 2005, the Competition Tribunal approved the large merger of the respective canning businesses of Langeberg (part of Tiger Brands) and Ashton Canning, subject to certain conditions.
By Mondo Ntlha, Mondo Ntlha
The Competition Appeal Court (CAC) recently reversed the Competition Tribunal's decision to conditionally approve the merger between Momentum Group Limited (Momentum) and African Life Health (ALH), in which Momentum acquired the entire share capital of ALH.
By Chris Charter
In February 2006, the Competition Tribunal effectively put paid to the proposed merger of the country's largest producer of refined fuels (Sasol) with the owner of the largest network for the retail of those products (Engen).
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