Opinion and Analysis
Specialist contributors summarise the M&A transactional requirements and procedures governing publicly listed companies in their jurisdictions, covering such areas as: types of business...Monday, August 13, 2018
THE ROLE OF LETTERS OF CREDIT IN THE INTERNATIONAL SALE OF GOODS Shipping and Logistics
The usual risks associated with a contract of sale are amplified when a sale is international. A sale qualifies as being international if the contracting parties have their place of business in...Sunday, July 22, 2018
STRIKING OUT OF OFFENSIVE COMPANY NAMES Intellectual Property
Against the backdrop of high levels of brand copycatting in Kenya, clients should be aware of the protection available if a third party uses a company name that is identical or confusingly similar...Friday, July 13, 2018
THE DRAWN-OUT PROCESS TO REMAKE THE MINING CHARTER IS STILL ONGOING Mining, Oil and Gas
A year on from the much-maligned revised Mining Charter published last year, by his predecessor, the Minister of Mineral Resources (Minister) published the long-awaited Revised Mining Charter in...Monday, July 09, 2018
TRUE OR FALSE: MISREPRESENTATION IS A HEADACHE FOR EMPLOYERS Employment and Benefits
Untrue references and misrepresentation are a growing headache for many employers. Asked “What’s keeping you up at night?”, senior HR executives from several multinational companies agreed...Friday, July 06, 2018
Bowmans contribution to the 2018 issue of the ABA International Antitrust Law Committee’s annual publication, looking at the intersection between antitrust law and intellectual property law in...Wednesday, July 04, 2018
LAW IN AFRICA: “WE’VE GOT A SECOND CHANCE AND WE HAD BETTER TAKE IT” Mergers and Acquisitions
Political change in South Africa is already having a significant impact on sentiment in both the local and wider African business sector and legal market, with indications that even more positive...Monday, June 04, 2018
PORTS REGULATOR 2.0 – NEW JURISDICTION, MORE TEETH, BETTER FUNDING Ports, Transport and Logistics, Shipping and Logistics
If passed, the Economic Regulation of Transport Bill (which was published for comment on 12 February 2018) will ring in major changes. We have in the past written about the Ports Regulator whose...Monday, June 04, 2018
Bowmans partners David Yuill, Ezra Davids and Ryan Wessels author the South Africa chapter of the Getting the Deal Through: Securities Finance 2018, a guide to capital raising issuances across...Thursday, May 24, 2018
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BOWMANS CONTINUES TO GROW ITS TAX PRACTICE IN JOHANNESBURG WITH THE APPOINTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL TAX EXPERT, ROBYN BERGER04 Jul 2018 12:00
BOWMANS WINS PRESTIGIOUS PRIVATE EQUITY AFRICA AWARD
Leading Pan-African law firm, Bowmans, has won the Single Deal Advisor of the year Award at the Private Equity Africa Awards 2018 (PEA Awards) for the second consecutive year.
Bowmans won the...29 Jun 2018 12:00
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Proposed Amendments to Section 12J of the Income Tax Act 58 of 1962
The five competition law pitfalls to avoid in 2018
Tamara Dini, partner in the Competition Practice was interviewed on Classic FM’s law feature on how to navigate the mine field of competition issues.
Corporate tax proposals
Tax Dispute Resolution Expert at Bowmans, Patricia Williams was interviewed on Classic FM’s Business show. She discussed the Davis Tax Committee's (DTC’s) final report on Corporate Income Tax,...
Certainty on SA’s approach to public interest in merger control could hearten Investors
Robert Legh, Senior partner and Chairman was interviewed by Michael Avery on Classic FM's Business Show on the back of a press release Bowmans released entitled Certainty on SA's approach to...