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New Competition Bill invades business principles

  Competition kill is not transformation, say critics Due to an idealogical theme imposed by the Minister of Economic Development, Ebrahim Patel, on the new Competition Amendment Bill, recently published for comment, South Africa can expect a...

Competition Commission gets to know LPG market

 DOE holds off on LPG regulatory changes... Sent to clients 25 Oct....In a briefing to the Portfolio Committee on Energy on the report by the Competition Commission (CC) into the Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) sector, acting Director General of the...

Marine Spatial Bill targets ocean resources…

Bill to bring order to marine economy... November 2017 ParlyReport..... In the light of President Zuma’s emphasis in his recent speeches on oil and gas issues, it is important to couple this in terms of government policy with the tabling of the...

Fresh Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill tackles Internet fraud

...  Revised Bill criminalises cybercrimes ... posted 5 Aug... A new Bill designed to give powers to the State Security, Defence, Police and Telecommunications Ministers to intervene in many aspects of South Africa’s key economic, financial and...

Marine Spatial Bill targets ocean resources…

Bill to bring order to marine economy... November 2017 ParlyReport..... In the light of President Zuma’s emphasis in his recent speeches on oil and gas issues, it is important to couple this in terms of government policy with the tabling of the...

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Barnes prepares SAPO for SASSA

Modernising SAPO a culture change ..... sent to clients 27 February.... Stage by stage, Mark Barnes, Group Chief Executive Officer of South African Post Office (SAPO), appears to be reforming cultures and cleaning out “ten years of decay”, as he...

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Cybercrime and Cybersecurity Bill invokes suspicion

Cybercrime Bill stated as invasive ...sent to clients 28 Jan...   A new law to assist in enforcing South Africa’s fight against cybercrime, hacking and unlawful interception of data is about to be tabled in Parliament. As expected, the proposals...

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Credit regulations to squeeze racketeers

Debt relief and credit under microscope ... sent to clients 22 Dec 2016.... Further powers for the National Credit Regulator to regulate against reckless lending have been reaffirmed as necessary and the subject of debt relief for needy persons...

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Communal Property Bill assists land reform

Reform assisted on communal property  ...sent to clients 21 Oct....The tabling of the Communal Property Associations Amendment Bill could represent a major advance in bringing order to many aspects of government’s land reform policy. In essence,...

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FIC Bill hold up goes to roots of corruption

Bill originally approved by Cabinet ...... sent to clients 20 Aug.....Going to the heart of the issues facing National Treasury on money laundering and financial crime, or in this specific case the Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment Bill (FIC...

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PIC comes under pressure to disclose

Unlisted investments of PIC queried.... When asked for information on how the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) had invested its funds, Dr  Daniel Matjila, Chief Executive Officer, told parliamentarians that the most he could do, even with...

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