Legal Articles and Guides
In what a Moneyweb report describes as an an unprecedented move, Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) declared force majeure yesterday following the ongoing fallout from a cyber-attack last week which hit the entire Transnet Group.
Entire CBDs, factories, shopping malls, stores, restaurants, service stations, supply routes and some crucial installations have all been laid to waste this week by the violence instigated by players behind the scenes.
African Equity Empowerment Investments (AEEI) – a subsidiary of Iqbal Survé's Sekunjalo Group – claims that global telecoms group BT won't be able to end its relationship.
By midnight on 30 June 2021 you must be fully compliant with the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) if you in any way process any personal information relating to a “data subject”. Very few businesses and organisations will fall outside that net, and even fewer will fall into any of the exemptions. The risks of non-compliance are substantial.
The SABC wants its rival MultiChoice to pay for carrying three of its public broadcasting service television channels – despite the company’s contention that the public broadcaster already receives R569m in advertising revenue annually.
Justice Minister Ronald Lamola says his department is developing an online system for the reporting of deceased estates, expected to come on stream in the current financial year.
A highly-contested and expensive case between Nkosana Makate and Vodacom has resulted in bad precedence in the field of company law on the issue of ostensible authority.
Investigative journalism group amaBhungane said Twitter blocking links to its online articles appeared to be an ‘attempt at censoring a highly respected news outlet’.
While the issue of what is reasonable compensation for a brilliant idea is the essence of Please Call Me inventor Nkosana Makate’s case, it is like asking what is the length of a piece of string – there is no obvious answer.
Vodacom CEO Shameel Joosub took an ‘insightful and reasonable’ approach in offering R47m compensation to ‘Please Call Me’ inventor Nkosana Makate, the company's legal team argued on the second day of the hearing at the Gauteng High Court (Pretoria) yesterday.
The nearly 21-year dispute between 'Please Call Me' inventor Nkosana Makate and Vodacom returned to the Gauteng High Court (Pretoria) yesterday for a three-day review application in which the former employee is seeking R10bn in compensation.
JSE-listed Altron has acquired digital signatures services company Lawtrust from Etion for R245m subject to Competition Commission approval.
A dispute over ownership of government-led communications platform GovChat has landed in the Western Cape High Court, with claims made by a Milnerton businessman that the program is all his, says a Cape Times report.
'Please Call Me’ inventor Nkosana Makate says a court date has been set for a review hearing of the R47m in compensation he has been offered by SA's largest cellular company Vodacom.
Samsung has come out on the wrong end of a dispute with SARS over import duties on cellphones at the Gauteng High Court (Pretoria).