Publications

Hogan Lovells Publications

Exchange control update

The 2018 budget speech delivered by the Minister of Finance on 21 February 2018 ushered in further relaxations to exchange control, which found its beginnings in South Africa as far back as ...

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Referral of arbitrations to court adjudication

In South Africa, arbitration has become a more appealing alternative to battling an opponent in court. Arbitrations tend to be more efficient, expedient and convenient for litigating...

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Open Banking in Africa – The power of data

Banks continue to collect and control customer information. In the past decade much has been done by legislators in Africa and around the world to protect the privacy of individual...

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How guaranteed is a VBS guarantee?

On 11 March 2018, the Governor of the South African Reserve Bank (the SARB), announced that the SARB, in consultation with the Minister of Finance, had placed VBS Mutual Bank (VBS) under...

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Africa – It's always complicated, but in a good way

The mining and natural resources sector in South Africa, like all countries that have vast natural resources, is a good barometer of South Africa's economy. The well-being of this the...

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Revolutionising the customer experience

Generally, the insurance industry is given a bad reputation about how customers are commonly treated. From a legislative perspective we have seen how the Policyholder Protection Rule has...

Hogan Lovells Publications

Can polygraph testing assist in curbing workplace crime?

Most companies are continuously considering ways to prevent and address economic crimes perpetuated in the workplace. And, if used correctly, polygraph testing could pose a legitimate...

Hogan Lovells Publications

A constitutional rebirth for leave provisions in relation to parents

On 28 November 2017, the National Assembly passed the first-ever private member’s bill to amend the Basic Conditions Employment Act 75 of 1997 (BCEA). The amendment bill, further...

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