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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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Employment & Pension Law – Welcome back Kate Staude

Kate has returned to S&W following 2 years in the UK

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Employment & Pension Law Department – EEA reviews by Director-General

We have noticed an increase in section 43 reviews

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Employment & Pension Law Department – The Protection of Personal Information Bill

The Protection of Personal Information Bill, 2009 ("the Bill") will have significant implications for employers in terms of how they collect, store, disseminate and delete employee personal information.

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Employment & Pension Law Department – Material non-disclosure found to be dishonest

The case of Herholdt v Nedbank Ltd involved a financial broker who failed to disclose to his employer, Nedbank, that a client had nominated him as a beneficiary in his will.

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Employment & Pension Law Department – Job specs not black & white

The Labour Court held in a recent judgment Van Dyk v Kouga Municipality that it may be sufficient for the job applicant to have the capacity to achieve the qualification listed in the job advert.

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Environmental & Clean Energy Law, Legislation Update Volume 9 Issue 8

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Environmental & Clean Energy Law Legislation Update

Update Volume 9 Issue 8

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