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17 September 2014
Legal Briefs
 
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10 Sep 2014
 
 
Lawyers find solutions to deal-making challenges in Africa
BOWMAN GILFILLAN
Lawyers in sub-Saharan Africa are using innovative techniques to facilitate business deals in countries where the legal framework may lack the levels of robustness that international investors are...
 
 
18 Aug 2014
 
Give workers the facts behind proposed retirement reforms
Bowman Gilfillan
Spreading unsubstantiated rumours around the nationalisation of pension funds is reckless and harmful to workers who are said to be resigning in mass to obtain their pension money for fear that...
 
 
07 Aug 2014
 
Business rescue of Southgold gives mine a new lease on life
Bowman Gilfillan
Bowman Gilfillan acted for the secured lenders One of the biggest and most complex business rescues brought under the new Companies Act of 2008 has come to a successful conclusion, in the process...
 
 
31 Jul 2014
 
Employment Equity Amendment Act becomes law
Bowman Gilfillan
The Employment Equity Amendment Act comes into operation on 1 August 2014 and has significant implications for employers. Talita Laubscher, Director at pan-African corporate law firm, Bowman...
 
 
24 Jul 2014
 
Employers advised to guard against pay discrimination claims
Bowman Gilfillan
Employers should scrutinise their pay practices to ensure that disparities in remuneration are objectively justifiable and are not grounds for claims of unfair discrimination. Talita Laubscher,...
 
 
16 Jul 2014
 
Bowman Gilfillan consolidates its position in Maritime Law with new Durban office
BOWMAN GILFILLAN
The maritime, transport and logistics practice at pan-African corporate law firm, Bowman Gilfillan, has announced that one of Durban’s leading maritime law firms, Velden Pike Nichols, will be...
 
 
14 Jul 2014
 
Pension funds a massive force for development in Africa
BOWMAN GILFILLAN
Retirement funds have the potential to become a major force for development in Africa, including infrastructural development, which is ideally suited to the investment needs of pension funds....
 
 
11 Jul 2014
 
Strikes put employers in awkward position over pension contributions
Bowman Gilfillan
South African companies are in a legislative bind over uncertainty around whether they are legally compelled to maintain pension contributions on behalf of striking workers. That’s according to...
 
 
 
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