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Ezra Davids is the Chairman of Corporate/M&A at Bowmans specialising in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, and securities law. Ezra is the most recent chairman of the Faculty Advisory Board of the Law School of the University of Cape Town. He is also a member of the board of trustees of the Legal Resources Trust (a non-profit human rights organisation using the law as an instrument of justice); a director of Freedom Under Law (a non-profit organisation dedicated to the promotion of the rule...
Corporate are increaingly expanding into different juridiction on the African continent, raiing intereting challenge from a people perpective We held a panel dicuion on 6 September 2017...Read More Opinions and Analysis
South Africa’s Proposed Guidelines on Penalties for Failure to Notify a Merger—Some Predictability, Some Uncertainty
On February 17, 2017, the South African Competition Commiion (“Commiion”) publihed “Draft Guideline for the Determination of Adminitrative Penaltie for Failure to Notify a Merger and...Read More Opinions and Analysis
Employment law partner Graham Damant unpack the new code and accord after the "Unpacking the New Agreement on Collective Bargaining and Strike" eminar held at Bowman on Tueday, 13 June...
We provided strategic advice to a client in the FMCG sector on a significant restructuring programme involving redundancies, and related threats of industrial action and related forms of trade union opposition. The matter was important for the client because it signalled a significant exercise of managerial prerogative in an effort to restore efficiency, and it generated a significant risk of industrial relations instability. Our role was primarily advisory, including preparing drafts of relevant notices and documentation, and ongoing strategic advice on process.