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Important trade mark and passing-off finding: Cairns Foods Limited v Netrade Marketing (Pty) Ltd

This is an appeal decision relating to Cairns Foods Limited and Netrade Marketing, two companies in the business of producing and marketing food products, in particular, fruit jam.

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Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

New merger thresholds and notification fees in Zimbabwe

In Zimbabwe, the financial thresholds and filing fees for mandatory merger notification, as well as the advisory opinion application fees have recently been amended.
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MawereSibanda

Business interruption insurance and the Covid-19 pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic has affected everyone across the Republic of Zimbabwe, with the vast majority of Zimbabweans subject to executive orders to contain the transmission of Covid-19.

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MawereSibanda

What employers should expect with the changes in Zimbabwean labour laws with the advent of 2022

Over the past decade, Zimbabwe’s Labour laws have been evolving in a bid to meet the changes in the modern economy. One of the major developments include the Labour amendment bill 2021 which has been of major interest among Zimbabweans. This article seeks to highlight key..

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Scanlen & Holderness

The correct approach to corporate rescue explained in Zimbabwe

A brief commentary on the Metallon Gold Zimbabwe (Pvt) Ltd & Ors v Shatirwa Investments (Pvt) Ltd & Anor SC 107/21.

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MawereSibanda

Assessing the concept of Special Economic Zones – 5 years down the line

On 7th February 2020, the Zimbabwe government gazetted the much anticipated Zimbabwe Investment and Development Agency Act [Chapter 14:37]. The Act was introduced in order to promote and facilitate investment in the country, and also repealed ..

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Scanlen & Holderness

The fundamentals of corporate rescue proceedings in Zimbabwe

Corporate rescue means proceedings to facilitate the rehabilitation of a company that is financially distressed. The concept of corporate rescue was introduced into our Zimbabwean law by the enactment of the Insolvency Act [chapter 6:07] (hereinafter referred to as the Ac..

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MawereSibanda

“No Jab, No Job” – Can an Employer Force Employees to Get Vaccinated?

The government of Zimbabwe has undertaken to have every eligible Zimbabwean vaccinated by end of August 2021. However, the government has acknowledge one major resistance, it cannot force everyone to be vaccinated hence it has revised its stance to urging everyone t..

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MawereSibanda

Analysing the Pensions and Provident Funds Bill against the Current Challenges in the Insurance and Pensions Sectors

The Pensions and Provident Funds Act [24:09] has been in force since 1st July 1976. Throughout the course of time, the Insurance industry has seen dynamic changes financially and administratively witho..

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