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Ubuntu and the Sanctity of Contracts

The Supreme Court of Appeal recently had an opportunity to consider the validity of an agreement to agree. 

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Transnet provides update on DCT berth deepening project

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South Africa: Ship Arrests: Counter-Security and Wrongful Arrest

We thought it might be helpful if we provided this brief advice on counter-security following a vessel’s arrest, and a loosely so-called “wrongful arrest”, in terms of South African law.

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Climate Change Bill: Here’s what you need to know

With increasing and frequent extreme weather events caused by anthropogenic climate change, the Bill could not have been introduced at a better time.

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TNPA seeks over 4% tariff increase

A tariff increase of 8.00% on Marine charges (shipping lines).

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International Arbitration Act, 15 of 2017 and its’ impact on the enforcement of maritime claims in South Africa

One of the consequences of the Act is that it has brought about a curtailment of our courts’ inherent jurisdiction.

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Extending a Section in a Duet Sectional Title Scheme – Property Law Update

A duet sectional title scheme is normally formed when a property is too small to be subdivided, but is large enough to accommodate two dwellings.

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Cryptocurrencies and SARS

Increased interest regarding cryptocurrencies has prompted calls for SARS to provide direction as to the tax treatment of cryptocurrencies.

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South Africa: 1 January 2019 Deadline in Relation to Road Transportation of High Cube Containers

South Africa: 1 January 2019 Deadline in Relation to Road Transportation of High Cube Containers

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The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa South Africa Shipping and transport recommended Law firms

Shepstone & Wylie is a leader in ship casualty investigations and total losses, and handles a high market share of ship and bunker arrests.

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