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Amended PIC Act signed into law

The Public Investment Corporation Amendment Act has been promulgated and published in the Government Gazette...

18 Feb 2021

Information Regulator supports electoral law amendments

The Information Regulator is in support of key amendments to South Africa's Electoral Laws Amendment Bill, which will allow the voters' roll to continue to be accessed by the public...

11 Feb 2021

Rica not entirely constitutional - ConCourt

South Africa's Constitutional Court declares certain provisions of the Regulation of Interception of Communications Act, unconstitutional...

By Rui Lopes and Kirsty Gibson 5 Feb 2021

IEC to implement Political Party Funding Act

The Electoral Commission says it has begun its final phase of preparations to implement the Political Party Funding Act (Act 6 of 2018) from 1 April 2021...

1 Feb 2021

Slow progress on petroleum bill is hampering development

Last month, Africa Intelligence reported that Total's plans to develop the offshore block 11B/12B is conditional on publication of petroleum bill...

By James Chester 1 Feb 2021

What we want to hear from Minister Mantashe

Where many other government departments halted operations because of lockdown, the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) under minister, Gwede Mantashe, continued to work...

By Webber Wentzel team 29 Jan 2021

Political Party Funding Act effective from April

In a historic development for transparency and accountability in South Africa, President Cyril Ramaphosa has determined that the Political Party Funding Act will come into operation on 1 April 2021...

22 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: 3 big issues demanding legal attention this year

Three broad themes emerging in South Africa in 2021, which will require extensive input from the legal profession, are: changes to the economy and regulation prompted by Covid-19; moves by government and the private sector to stimulate economic recovery; and a greater focus on corporate responsibility and consumer protection...

By Jonathan Veeran, Nozipho Mngomezulu and Burton Phillips 19 Jan 2021

What you should know about the amended South African Exchange Control Rules

On 4 January 2021, the South African Reserve Bank released Exchange Control Circular No. 1/2021 which provides for the long-awaited relaxation of the South African exchange control rules relating to "loop" structures and investments...

By Cor Kraamwinkel, Keith Veitch and Sean Franken 13 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Key industry group trends in post-pandemic Africa

In the midst of the planetary emergency of climate change, Covid-19 is testing modern civilisation's preparedness for shocks, across the spheres of finance, economics and technology; global, national and regional governance; global and population health; social cohesion and food security. This is according to Baker McKenzie's new report, Unprecedented: Converging Crises...

By Wildu du Plessis 6 Jan 2021

#BestofBiz 2020: Legal

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2020 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Legal site over the past year below...

14 Dec 2020

Bill paves ways for legal service for small enterprises

Government has gazetted the National Small Enterprise Amendment Bill 2020 in an effort to provide an ombud service that will assist small enterprises with legal issues...

11 Dec 2020

Cabinet approves Land Donations Policy for implementation

Cabinet has approved the Land Donations Policy, which aims to accelerate land donations as one of the ways to respond to the slow pace of land reform...

4 Dec 2020

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