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Werksmans Attorneys

The Competition Commission turnips the heat on fresh produce – 10 things you should know

On 14 February 2023, the Competition Commission of South Africa (“Commission”) published in the Government Gazette the final Terms of Reference (“ToR“) for its market inquiry into the Fresh Produce Market..

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FB Attorneys

Whistleblower and Witness Protection Regulations Issued

n a bid to promote and facilitate reporting of organized crimes, corruption offences, unethical conduct, abuse of office, illegal and dangerous activities and to provide for the protection of whistleblowers and witnesses (witnesses) against potential retaliation or victim..

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Kenya: NSSF Act, 2013 declared constitutional by Court of Appeal, higher contribution rates now in effect

The Court of Appeal has set aside the judgment of the Employment and Labor Relations Court (ELRC) that declared the National Social Security Act, 2013 (NSSF Act) unconstitutional. 

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ABC Attorneys

Trademark protection in Tanzania

A Trade or Service Mark is a distinctive sign; be it a name, signature, drawing or anything, which is used to distinguish similar goods or Services of various manufacturers or of such services providers. Trade or Service Marks besides serving the owner or Services p..

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Ambitious projects are under way to produce green hydrogen in South Africa

In recognition of the global proliferation of sustainable energy, and considering COP27 and SA’s international law obligations under the Paris Agreement, the country is strengthening its contributions and efforts towards climate change mitigation.

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Bentsi-Enchill, Letsa & Ankomah

Medical Information in Employment Contracts

It is unlikely that employees will voluntarily submit medical information to employers. Employees run the risk of medical information being disclosed to third parties without their consent, as well as the possibility of workplace discrimination from their employers ..

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Miranda Alliance

New rules on opening, operation and closure of bank accounts

Order No. 1/23, of 30 January, of the National Bank of Angola approved new rules for the opening, maintenance, operation and closure of bank accounts by natural and legal persons.


From the now applicable regime we highlight the f..

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Jackson, Etti & Edu

The Franchising (Establishment) Bill 2022

On Tuesday, the 24th of January 2023, the Senate passed the Franchising (Establishment)Bill. The Bill seeks to create a legal framework for the operation of franchising (and other related matters) in Nigeria, in line with global best practices.

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Webber Wentzel

Is your business an accountable institution? Your 90 days are running

Towards the end of 2022, several amendments and proposed changes to the structure of South Africa's anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist regime were implemented. Amongst these was the inclusion of several new items to the list of entiti..

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