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HIGHLIGHTS ON PROPOSED LAW INTRODUCING STRICT REGULATION OF SOCIAL MEDIA Intellectual Property

The Kenya Information and Communication (Amendment) Bill, 2019 (commonly dubbed “the Social Media Bill” and hereafter referred to as the “Bill”) was tabled in parliament on 2 October 2019...

Wed, Oct 16, 2019
MINISTRY OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SEEKS PUBLIC COMMENT ON REVISED PRICE DISCRIMINATION AND BUYER POWER REGULATIONS Competition

The Ministry of Economic Development has invited public comment on the revised Price Discrimination and Buyer Power Regulations (the revised Regulations) to the Competition Act 89 of 1998 (the...

Mon, Oct 14, 2019
FOREIGN EARNINGS EXEMPTION Tax

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has just released two publications regarding the revised foreign earnings exemption, namely a draft version of Interpretation Note 16 (Issue 3) (Draft...

Fri, Oct 11, 2019
PORTS, TRANSPORT AND LOGISTICS SECTOR NEWS ROUND-UP, 19/2019 (22 SEPTEMBER – 4 OCTOBER 2019) Ports, Transport and Logistics

In light of the rapid pace of infrastructure and transport developments across Africa, our Ports, Transport and Logistics (PTL) Sector Group is pleased to present Bowmans’ latest PTL news...

Fri, Oct 11, 2019
THE MERGER CONTROL REVIEW – EDITION 10 Competition

Competition partners Xolani Nyali and Shakti Wood contributed the South African chapter of  The Merger Control Review - Edition 10.

The South African chapter is part of the global 

Wed, Oct 09, 2019
THE SHAREHOLDER RIGHTS AND ACTIVISM REVIEW – EDITION 4 Mergers and Acquisitions

Corporate M&A partner Ezra Davids and senior associate Ryan Kitcat contributed the South African chapter of The Shareholder Rights and Activism Review - Edition 4.

The South African...

Wed, Oct 09, 2019
90 DAY DEADLINE: TANZANIAN COMPANIES TO COMPLETE BRELA ORS REGISTRATION BY CHRISTMAS Corporate Services

The Companies Registry of Tanzania at the Business Registrations and Licensing Agency (BRELA) has issued a notice (the ORS Notice) urging all Tanzanian companies, Tanzanian branches of foreign...

Tue, Oct 08, 2019
THE LAW OF CONTRACT (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2019 Finance

The Law of Contract (Amendment) Act, 2019 (the Amendment Act) was passed by Parliament on the 18th of September 2019 and is now awaiting Presidential assent. If it attains Presidential assent, it...

Fri, Oct 04, 2019
ZAMBIAN COMPETITION AND CONSUMER PROTECTION COMMISSION OFFERS AMNESTY FOR A LIMITED PERIOD Competition

Between 1 September 2019 and 28 February 2020, the Zambian Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (Commission) is running an amnesty programme, encouraging persons or enterprises to...

Wed, Oct 02, 2019

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BOWMANS ANNOUNCES NEW MANAGING PARTNER IN UGANDA

Leading African law firm, Bowmans, has announced that Ernest Wiltshire has taken over the reins as managing partner of the Uganda office from William Kasozi.

The seamless transition in leadership...

19 Sep 2019 12:00
BOWMANS EXPANDS INTO MAURITIUS AND ETHIOPIA

Leading African law firm Bowmans has announced that it is expanding into Mauritius and Ethiopia, enabling it to unlock more opportunities for its clients and contacts on the African...

02 Sep 2019 12:00

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Law feature: Addressing gender-based sexual violence in workplace

Nadine Mather from our Employment & Benefits Department, spoke to Michael Avery on Classic 1027 #ClassicBusiness about addressing gender-based sexual violence in...

Climate change increasingly emerging as a legal liability risk for lenders in SA

Wandisile Mandlana joins Classic 1027’s Business Show to talk about environmental, social and governance investing.

Panel discussion about the National Health Insurance Fund

Aneria Bouwer joins a panel discussion on Classic 1027’s Business Show and specifically looks at the implications of the new NHI on taxpayers.

Changes in parental leave – ClassicFM interview with Nonkulelekhu Mkhwananzi

Senior associate, Nonkulelekhu Mkhwananzi from our Employment & Benefits Department, speaks to Michael Avery about the changes in parental...

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