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More auto parts cartels uncovered do sanctions not deter competition law contraventions?

South Africa, Spain, USA - March 13 2014 In October last year, Takata Corp. of Japan announced that it would pay US$71.3 million to settle charges of competition law infringements brought by

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

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

Registrar prescribes fit and proper requirements for insurers, 2015

South Africa - September 29 2015 The specific fit and proper requirements that apply to relevant persons in the insurance sector have now been clarified and prescribed by the

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

Court recognises territory of Western Sahara's prima facie right in cargo dispute

South Africa - June 28 2017 On May 1 2017 the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) and the Polisario Front successfully applied to the Eastern Cape Local Division of the High

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