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25 June 2017
Legal Briefs
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19 Jun 2017
Competition Law: Competing in a vacuum or not
In a modern day society, thanks to technological advancements, information is readily accessible to anyone at any time. No business can compete in an information vacuum as competition does not take...
12 Sep 2016
What would it take to heal The SAA SAA bird's broken wing?
On 8 August 2016 the High Court ordered South African Airways to pay more than R104 million to liquidated airline Nationwide, for damages caused by SAA’s abuse of market dominance for the period...
17 Aug 2016
Mandatory early assessment of financial stress would save more SA businesses
Directors of financially distressed companies often do not see the writing on the wall before it’s too late.  The challenge for directors therefore is to recognise early on that their companies are...
18 Jul 2016
Can a strike be rendered unlawful as a result of unlawful acts including acts of violence?
National Union of Food Beverage Wine Spirits and Allied Workers (NUFBWSAW) and others v Universal Product Network (Pty) Ltd In re Universal Product Network (Pty) Ltd v National Union of Food...
03 Jun 2016
Tread Carefully When Merging: Tribunal Imposes Massive Fine for Failure to Notify
In the intricate process of acquiring another business or forming a joint venture, firms often forget to check whether the transaction requires the approval of the competition authorities in South...
27 May 2016
“Garden Leave” and restraint of trade agreements
Vodacom (Pty) Ltd v Motsa & another (174/16) [2016] ZALCJHB 59 Issue
18 May 2016
Is Length of Service Reason to Pay Different Salaries to Employees Performing the Same Functions?
In Pioneer Foods (Pty) Ltd v Workers Against Regression (WAR) & others (Case no: C 687/15, 19 April 2016), the Labour Court considered the interpretation of section 6(4) of the Employment Equity...
12 May 2016
PRASA t/a Metrorail v SATAWU ruling shows urgent need for speedy resolutions to LRA disputes
ISSUE Whether a strike is protected in circumstances where there has been an unreasonably long delay between the issuing of a certificate of outcome and the subsequent election to embark upon...
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