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29 June 2016
Legal Briefs
 
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03 Jun 2016
 
 
Tread Carefully When Merging: Tribunal Imposes Massive Fine for Failure to Notify
WERKSMANS ATTORNEYS
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
SA LABOUR GUIDE
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?
WERKSMANS ATTORNEYS
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
WERKSMANS ATTORNEYS
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...
 
 
09 May 2016
 
Asset For Share Transactions – Beware Of Selling Your Shares Within 18 Months Especially In The Context Of A Share Buy-Back
WERKSMANS ATTORNEYS
To prevent tax considerations from discouraging the incorporation of a business, a specific form of ‘rollover relief’ is available when an asset is exchanged under an ‘asset-for-share transaction’....
 
 
25 Apr 2016
 
 
 
14 Apr 2016
 
Renewable Energy Targets Will Not Be Derailed By Nuclear Energy
WERKSMANS ATTORNEYS
The focus on nuclear energy and the nuclear new build programme in recent times has led to the fear and perception that nuclear will derail the renewable energy targets. The derailment of renewable...
 
 
11 Apr 2016
 
Botanical sabbatical: Labour Court gives the green light to “garden leave” clauses in employment contracts
WERKSMANS ATTORNEYS
At first glance of the term “garden leave” you may be forgiven for believing it to be a form of therapeutic or restorative benefit meant for the good health of employees to recharge their batteries...
 
 
 
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