Social media has transformed our modes of communication, access to information and speed of transfer of information. Different social media platforms will forever be part of our lives and ways of interacting with other people in both ..
The Competition Commission of South Africa (Commission) recently published its final guidelines on small merger notification (Final Guidelines), approximately sixteen months after the Commission issued a draft for public comment. The Final Guidelines expand on the t..
The possibility of tailings dam failure, highlighted by the recent Jagersfontein tragedy, highlights the need for particular care when assessing the risks of a transaction in the mining and minerals processing sectors.
Come 7 December 2022, a substantial proportion of South Africa’s non-residential buildings will be required to submit and display an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC). The requirement, which was gazetted in December 2020, is aimed at making buildings in South Africa mo..
The enforceability of (foreign) blockchain arbitrations under South Africa's international arbitration regime might be difficult but there are possible solutions. As technology advances, a recurring tension is the ability of legal systems to cater for or inc..
A recent advertising parody has caused quite a stir at the watering hole, and left consumers questioning whether Hippo.co.za may have been out of line.
The issue of colour trade marks rears its head from time to time. In theory, it’s very simple – a colour (or a colour combination) can function as a trade mark and can be registered as a trade mark. But many things are great in theory.
The General Laws (Anti-Money Laundering and Combating Terrorism Financing) Amendment Bill, 2022, which will make the necessary changes to avoid South Africa being “greylisted”, has been tabled.