Tuesday, September 11, 2012

We are undoubtedly in the age of increased regulation. Businesses in South Africa and globally have had to cope with an increasing array of new laws. Our judiciary has also been hard at work ensuring that our laws are on par with modern trends and the values enshrined in the Constitution. Keeping up with new laws and regulations is, to say the least, extremely challenging — even for the most diligent practising lawyer or businessperson. Depending on which side of the spectrum you are located, these developments either present opportunities for business growth or are unnecessary barricades to doing business. Unfortunately, one does not have the option of staying on the sidelines and simply avoiding these new laws. A concerted effort is required to stay informed about new legal developments.

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