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3 September 2015
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01 Sep 2015
Customs Tariff Applications
Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group
On 21 August the International Trade Administration Commission (ITAC) published notices in the Government Gazette regarding the following applications: Application for rebate of duty on certain...
31 Aug 2015
Multi-unionism is changing the landscape of industrial relations
Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group
Employers need to consider the possible effects of the current push for multi-union workplaces in the context of collective bargaining. Conflicts between new federation unions and COSATU unions may...
13 Aug 2015
UDZ not doing enough for affordable inner-city housing
Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group
The UDZ tax incentive is failing to boost the supply of affordable inner-city housing in Cape Town, says Sean Dayton, corporate lawyer at law firm Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group (BGAG). The Urban...
04 Aug 2015
Clarification of the Turquand Rule when Contracting with an Individual Director
Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group
In the recent High Court decision of One Stop Financial Services (Pty) Ltd v Neffensaan Ontwikkelings (Pty) Ltd and Another, the Court confirmed the requirements for reliance on the common law...
22 Jul 2015
Zambia: An increase in the value of a 'fee unit' impacts merger filing fees and thresholds
Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group
In terms of a recently enacted Statutory Instrument, Number 41 of 2015, the value of a “fee unit” has been changed from 0.2 ZMW to 0.3 ZMW.  This is the second increase in the fee unit applicable...
21 Jul 2015
BGAG appoints new head of oil & gas
Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group
Pan-African corporate law firm, Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group (BGAG), is pleased to announce the appointment of David Forfar as head of their Oil & Gas sector group. David will be based in the Cape...
16 Jul 2015
Registration of Hedge Fund Managers under Collective Investment Schemes Control Act, 2002 required by 30 September 2015: Summary of application requirements and process
In order to continue operating, current Hedge Fund Managers in South Africa have until 30 September 2015 to lodge their applications with the Financial Services Board (FSB) in order to be...
10 Jul 2015
National Lottery Result
Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group
The Gauteng Division of the High Court yesterday declared the Minister of Trade and Industry's decision to award the licence to operate the national lottery to Ithuba Holdings (Pty) Ltd to be...
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