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Social media in Africa

Africa, Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, South Africa - March 19 2014 When considering social media use throughout Africa, it is clear that there is a need for stricter laws to be put in place and that more needs to be

Physician assisted suicide in South Africa - the right to die in a dignified manner

South Africa - July 15 2015 On 30 April 2015, Judge Fabricius handed down judgment in the North Gauteng Division of the High Court in the matter of Stansham-Ford v the Minister

Are arbitration proceedings private and confidential or just private

Australia, South Africa, United Kingdom - September 29 2015 Some of the challenges faced by corporate entities involved in protracted legal disputes are huge legal fees and delays in our courts. Companies thus

South Africa: understanding and managing the risks of social media use in the workplace

South Africa - July 20 2015 An increasing number of people are engaging on social media for both personal and professional purposes. Combined with this is the ever increasing

All that glitters: an exploration of the Pyramid Scheme and Ponzi Scheme phenomena and what the law is doing to protect consumers

South Africa - July 15 2015 The phenomena of Pyramid Schemes and Ponzi Schemes are those that feed on our need for security and the desire to believe that all that it really is

Draft Comprehensive Maritime Transport Policy open for public comment

South Africa - March 22 2017 The Department of Transport recently released the long-awaited draft Comprehensive Maritime Transport Policy (CMTP) for public consultation and

Pre-action security: advantages of South Africa in an uncertain market

South Africa - November 23 2016 The existing state of the shipping market has led to an environment characterised by low to moderate value maritime claims coupled with high legal

High Court upholds arbitration agreement in cargo handling services agreement

South Africa - September 14 2016 It is a general principle of South African law that the High Court's jurisdiction cannot be limited by a clause in a contract to refer disputes to

Supreme Court of Appeal considers Merchant Shipping Act warranty

South Africa - June 1 2016 On May 8 2005 the fishing trawler Lindsay collided with the bulk carrier Ouo do Brasil a few miles off the coast near Cape St Francis, South Africa

Parent company guarantee held to be maritime claim

South Africa - March 9 2016 In Kuehne & Nagel (Pty) Ltd v Moncada Energy Group, the Gauteng Division of the High Court (Johannesburg) recently highlighted the far-reaching scope