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Corporate & Commercial Law, Newsletter, The New Companies Act: Piercing the Corporate Veil

For the first time in South African company law, the remedy known as 'piercing the corporate veil' has been incorporated into our company legislation.

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Corporate & Commercial Law News letter, Proposed Changes to the BEE Codes of Good Practice

It has been 5 years since the Codes of Good Practice in terms of the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act, 53 or 2003, were published.

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Customs@Wylie Update – Notice 955 Anti-dumping Frozen Chips

Notice of an initiation of the investigation for remedial action in the form of a safeguard against the increased imports of frozen chips.

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Mining, Minerals & Energy Update Supreme Court of Appeal Judgment – Bright Bay Property Service v Moravian Church in SA

On 31 October 2012, the Western Cape High Court handed down a judgment (Bright Bay Property Service (Pty) Ltd v The Moravian Church in South Africa, Case No 3130/12) which should serve as a warning to all mining companies who do not wish to allow their mineral licenses / permits to inadvertently lapse.

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Conveyancing & Property Update FNB Property Barometer – 3rd Quarter Segment House Price Review

The 3rd quarter of 2012 showed a general narrowing in the gaps in price growth performances between different segments of the housing market, it would appear, according to FNB housing data.

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Litigation Update on a Judgment handed down in the Supreme Court Of Appeal Judgment

Attached for your information a copy of the judgment that was delivered by the Supreme Court of Appeal last Friday, 9 November 2012, in an application that was brought by SAPOA against the City Council of JHB and Four Others.

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Environmental & Clean Energy Law Legislation Update

Update for the period 1st October 2012 to 2nd November 2012 – Volume 9, Issue 10.

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Conveyancing & Property Update, FNB Property Barometer, Emigration & Foreign Buying Oct 2012

2012 has been something of a turbulent year politically and socially. Industrial action has been widespread and sometimes violent, while service delivery protests have also become quite frequent events. A few days ago, Standard and Poor downgraded its South African sovereign ratings, reportedly citing increased uncertainty linked to strikes and rising social tension, which have the potential to place additional constraints on South Africa’s fiscus, and to negatively affect growth.

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Employment & Pension Law Newsletter – Bar on lawyers in CCMA may be lifted

A recent judgment could mean that attorneys will be allowed to represent parties at the CCMA in all unfair dismissal disputes. Currently, the CCMA Rules provide that in cases of misconduct and incapacity, parties are not entitled to be represented by legal practitioners.

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Environmental & Clean Energy Law Legislation Update

Update Volume 9 Issue 9

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