Assessing South Africa’s Patent System Amid BHP’s attempted Anglo-American Takeover

As South Africa contemplates the vast implications of BHP's proposed takeover of Anglo American, a closer examination of both companies’

By Gerard Verhoef 3 Min Read

Assessing South Africa’s Patent System Amid BHP’s attempted Anglo-American Takeover

As South Africa contemplates the vast implications of BHP's proposed takeover of Anglo American, a closer examination of both companies’

By Gerard Verhoef 3 Min Read

Opinion: How South Africa’s potent Aloe Ferox is losing ground to foreign rivals

While South Africa harvests a mere 200 tons of Aloe Ferox annually, our global competitors, like Mexico, churn out a

By Gerard Verhoef 4 Min Read

Tongaat-Hulett’s suppliers challenge ‘unsavoury’ Business Rescue actions – Legal Explainer

The business rescue proceedings involving agriculture and agri-processing business, Tongaat Hulett have been reported on extensively – particularly the various

By Pieter Walters 4 Min Read

Inflated Insurance Claims and Forfeiture of Benefits

The Supreme Court of Appeal had to consider the question whether an insurer is entitled to repayment of the amounts

By George Herbst 9 Min Read

Recent Liquidation Order opens the book on the Financial Woes of South Africa’s Private Schools

Private education in South Africa is increasingly viewed as a potentially lucrative industry, with some private schools flourishing into substantial

Lululemon Dupe Controversy on TikTok Raises Intellectual Property and Passing Off Concerns

In recent weeks, an interesting controversy has unfolded on the popular social media platform TikTok, involving athleisure brand Lululemon and

By Stefaans Gerber 5 Min Read

Energy Regulation Update: Your Building Could be Next – Act Now!

In line with the directives of the National Energy Act, the task of marshalling an abundance of data about energy

By Wilco du Toit 3 Min Read

Silent Liabilities: South Africa’s Dormant Companies Face Tax Dilemmas

SARS has been enforcing penalties on dormant companies where companies have failed to submit tax returns and the request for

By Pieter Walters 3 Min Read

Shutter Shock: Lawyer Found Liable for Copyright Infringement in Landmark Photography Case

The Copyright Claims Board (CCB) in the United States has made its first final decision, awarding $1,000 in damages to