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The new policyholder protection rules - Alert 7

The notice for the new long-term and short-term PPRs was published on 15 December 2017 in the Government Gazette. Remember that the PPRs apply to natural persons and juristic persons whose...

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Some practical considerations regarding carbon tax

Reasons for the implementation of a carbon tax in South Africa

Carbon tax seeks to give effect to the polluter pays principle by ensuring that the real cost of greenhouse gas (GHG)...

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Tax on cryptocurrency transactions: SARS should come to the aid of taxpayers

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) recently released a media statement indicating that “normal income tax rules” apply to cryptocurrency transactions. Cryptocurrencies...

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Insurance horizons 2018

As a global insurance industry team, we aim to follow industry trends and developments as closely as possible in order to deliver well informed perspectives and thought leadership to our...

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More proposed amendments to our labour laws, one slower than the other!

We have now become accustomed to our statutory employment laws changing every couple of years. By the end of 2017, you will know that these were two Amendment Bills and the introduction of...

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Change is as good as… the 2017 LRA Amendments

To address violence and prolonged strikes in the context of Constitutional rights and to find ways of strengthening and promoting collective bargaining in South Africa, the Labour Relations ...

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Is the South African labour market ready to embrace the gig economy?

The gig economy is the "new kid on the block". The concept "gig economy" is a labour market characterised by freelance and flexible work rather than the traditional nine-to-five working...

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The new policyholder protection rules - Alert 6

On 2 March 2018, the Financial Services Board published for comment proposed amendments to the Policyholder Protection Rules. Comments are required by 13 April 2018 and the below amended...

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