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New Rules for B-BBEE

Soon 51% black-owned large enterprises will be level 2; and
"At least 30% black-women owned" finally means "at least" and not "more than"!

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Customs Treatment of Goods Lost in a Robbery of Hi-Jacking

The SCA has at last settled the uncertainty in relation to the application of rebate item 412.09 of Schedule 4 to the Customs and Excise Act 91 of 1964 when it handed down judgment in the case of SARS v Encarnacao N.O. on 29 May 2018.

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Michael Asherson to Join Shepstone & Wylie in November 2018

We are delighted to announce that Michael Asherson will be joining our Shipping & Logistics team in Durban as a Partner on 1 November 2018.

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Are you planning to relocate and have your goods shipped – Shipping & Logistics Update

General Average is a marine legal principle which is declared by the master of a ship when the ship is faced with a life-threatening situation such as fire or a severe storm.

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Shipping Lines Urge Transnet to Overhaul Cape Town’s Aging Fleet

Local online publication Freight & Trading Weekly has in its 1 June 2018 publication reported that shipping lines have urged Transnet to consider redeploying some of its tugs currently operating in the Eastern Cape to the port of Cape Town.

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Data Protection “D-Day”

People were complaining about the dozens of emails they received last week informing them that international companies were updating their privacy policies and asking them to verify information due to the GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION taking effect in the E U.

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Customs Requirements for South African Travellers – Media Release from SARS

Latest information from SARS regarding Customs requirements for travellers returning with personal valuables

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“Online Luring” – Social Media Update

There is nothing more terrifying to a parent than the thought of their child being in danger or exposed to a predator.

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Netflix Controversy – Media Update

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (“ICASA”) held public hearings about TV subscription services and the “Netflix phenomenon” was firmly in the spotlight

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An Old Chestnut Revisited – Incorporation of Standard Trading Conditions

The reality is that proper incorporation of well drafted STCs remains critical to the protection of a business, particularly where a claim arising from negligence or some other contractual obligation has occurred.

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