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2 September 2014
Legal Briefs
 
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28 Aug 2014
 
 
'Do you want a lover tonight?' – Sexual harassment or not?
WERKSMANS ATTORNEYS
So what would you do if a business colleague at an off-duty dinner said the following to you after dinner: “Do you want a lover tonight?” Would this statement merely be an inappropriate comment...
 
 
27 Aug 2014
 
The repid expansion of the world-wide web highlights the importance of Trade Mark registration
WERKSMANS ATTORNEYS
Brand owners are reminded that holders of validated trade marks can take advantage of the Sunrise period or priority phase in each gTLD launch. The Sunrise period in respect of South Africa’s...
 
 
11 Aug 2014
 
The struggle to achieve cooperative governance continues
WERKSMANS ATTORNEYS
A discussion on the transitional provisions of the National Environmental Management Act (1998) and Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act (2002) Amendment Acts Introduction The...
 
 
08 Aug 2014
 
 
 
Private equity investments: SA headquarter company vs Mauritius GBC 1 regime – An update
WERKSMANS ATTORNEYS
Shortly after the headquarter company legislation was introduced in an effort to establish South Africa as an attractive “Gateway into Africa”, we prepared a note in which we compared the South...
 
 
07 Aug 2014
 
Please call me – The call that came too late
WERKSMANS ATTORNEYS
A matter which has sparked much debate over the years is that of the Vodacom Please Call me case, in which former Vodacom employee Nkosana Makate sued the mobile telecommunications company for...
 
 
04 Aug 2014
 
EEA Amendment bulletin
WERKSMANS ATTORNEYS
The Employment Equity Act No.47 of 2013 ("EEA amendment") comes into operation today, 1 August 2014, the purpose of which is to amend the Employment Equity Act No. 55 of 1998.
 
 
29 Jul 2014
 
Legislative updates
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DRAFT PROTECTED DISCLOSURES AMENDMENT BILL The Draft Protected Disclosures Amendment Bill (“the Bill”) aims to amend the Protected Disclosures Act, 2000 (“the Act”). The Amendment will...
 
 
28 Jul 2014
 
Dismissal for misrepresentation when applying for a position
WERKSMANS ATTORNEYS
OVERVIEW An employee may be found guilty of misconduct if an employer can prove that the employee falsely misrepresented his/her credentials during the job application process. The employer need...
 
 
 
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