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April 30, 2019
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Lawyers: Artists or Service Providers?

Historically the legal profession was characterised by many of the same traits as the world of craftsmen or artists. Lawyers perceived their work much as artists […]
March 1, 2019

Minister Mboweni Doesn’t Sugar the Pill

Low growth; tax revenue down; no relief from bracket creep; a bloated public service wage bill; billions in unpaid VAT refunds set to depress tax revenue […]
September 17, 2018
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Direct Marketing and POPI

How will POPI affect direct marketing in South Africa? The Protection of Personal Information Act (the “POPI Act” or “POPIA”) was signed into law in November […]
August 14, 2018

Tick Tock for Demand Loans

Loans in terms of which the obligation for repayment of the outstanding amount only arises on receipt of a demand for repayment from the lender (“Demand […]
February 21, 2018

SaaS Agreements: What are they and How do they Work?

  With new technologies and Apps around every corner, it is no surprise that the products and service offerings in which consumers and businesses are interested, […]
June 5, 2013

The Long-term Insurance and the Short-term Insurance Acts require disclosures to be in plain languag

The use of plain language to protect consumers is increasingly becoming a legal requirement in South Africa with several pieces of legislation already stipulating that consumers […]
February 14, 2012

Consumer Protection Act: Small Business Guide

Despite the Consumer Protection Act (‘CPA’) having been in force for almost a year, many small and medium sized businesses remain unclear about the obligations imposed […]