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RATEPAYERS ASSOCIATION TACKLES THE SHEBEEN REGULATIONS
The Gauteng High Court found in favour of the Yeoville Bellevue Ratepayers' Association by declaring the Gauteng Liquor Regulations on Shebeen Licences published in 2013 invalid ("the Regulations").
INFORMAL RESTRUCTURING OR BUSINESS RESCUE
Business rescue proceedings are formal legislated proceedings aimed at restructuring the affairs of a company that either maximises the likelihood of the company continuing in existence on a solvent basis, or results in a better return for the creditors of the company than would ordinarily result from the liquidation of the company.
SHAPES CAN SPEAK A THOUSAND WORDS
Not only words and names can be registered as trade marks - it is also possible to register numbers, shapes, configurations, colours, smells or any combination of these and others as trade marks.
FINANCIAL PROVISIONING REGULATIONS, 2017
Below are the Draft Regulations addressing the financial provision environment and the challenges experienced in practice, by mining companies.
APPLICATION OF THE PARTICIPATION EXEMPTION TO THE DISPOSAL OF SHARES BY A CONTROLLED FOREIGN COMPANY
The participation exemption provides a useful and simple tax planning tool which should always be considered when dealing with cross-border merger and acquisition transactions.
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