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Changes on the Horizon for ESG Disclosures in South Africa
Cyber security is an organisational responsibility given the threats posed by AI
Webber Wentzel launches a dedicated mentorship programme for its Candidate Attorneys
The spirit of business rescue: What creditors need to know
Shortlisted for excellence: Webber Wentzel among frontrunners for the 2024 African Legal Awards
New Competition Laws will impact businesses
Cannabis legislation published
2024 Fintech Year Ahead: Mid-Year Update
Priyesh Daya appointed as a member of the prestigious ICC International Court of Arbitration
Latest draft guidance for accountable institutions
Webber Wentzel's rising stars recognised by Mail & Guardian
Regulating cannabis in the workplace in the wake of the agricultural watershed of cannabis cultivation in South Africa
Seizing the golden opportunity to build an effective compliance programme
Then and Now: Cannabis in the workplace
Beware, but do not fear!
Caught in the cyber crosshairs: ENS v Hawarden
Johannesburg High Court Backlog: ADR as a solution
The National Assembly and the National Council of Provinces passed the Public Procurement Bill
Government of National Unity: Way Forward?
Webber Wentzel's partners honoured by IAM Patent 1000
CSI Annual Report - FY 2023/2024
Pro Bono Annual Report - FY 2023/2024
SLPs – Seriously Lacking Promotion, Sensibly Leading to Problems
The EU Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive – an African perspective
Tech companies must stand firm: Global lessons for South Africa’s upcoming election
2024 South African Election Insights
Financial Sector Regulation and the Prudential Authority published Joint Standard 2 of 2024 on Cybersecurity and Cyber Resilience Requirements
On the road to a cashless society – SARB digital payments roadmap
Important considerations for insurers during election season
Strategic structuring: The keystone of Startup success
Navigating multi-jurisdictional mergers in Africa requires skill, collaboration, and preparation
Leveraging GenAI for Efficiency: A Boon or Bane for Legal Workflows?
Can an individual who is an "employee" for PAYE not be an "employee" for VAT or ETI?
New Corporate ADR policy brings South Africa in line with international best practice
Zeroing in on cannabis in the workplace – when zero-tolerance constitutes unfair discrimination
South Africa takes bold step: Climate Change Bill receives parliamentary nod of approval
PRECCA updates emphasise third-party accountability and proactive anti-corruption
What do sectoral emission targets mean for your business?
Mitigating business risk and ensuring business continuity during election season
Commercial and legal developments in South Africa's hospitality, leisure and sports industries
Navigating new norms: The MPRDA and its impact on future mining investments in South Africa
Opportunities and challenges of AI in the hospitality sector
How the two-pot system will affect the hospitality industry
The JSE moves forward with its market segmentation proposals
Supreme Court of Appeal provides clarity on claims against directors for s22(1) reckless trading
Narrative critical in investment landscape as fund managers pursue exit longevity
Adapting workplaces to climate change: Workplace safety and sustainability
Navigating the complexities of claims and procedure
Why businesses should care about the ins and outs of international arbitration
Fund managers demand greater flexibility as new capital streams emerge in PE and VC market
How artificial intelligence is re-shaping international arbitration practice
Webber Wentzel's reflections on the inaugural Johannesburg Arbitration Week
Webber Wentzel gears up for the 20th AVCA conference in Johannesburg
Separated issues and stated cases in litigation: The risks of carelessly defined issues
Harmonising family offices with private equity for mutual growth
Stamping out racially charged misconduct
Claiming medical tax credits for dependants
Webber Wentzel triumphs at the IFLR Africa Awards 2024
Alternative Dispute Resolution in the sports arena: It's a knock-out!
24 Developments for businesses to monitor in 2024
Third reminder from the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission on beneficial ownership filings: Hard stop restriction on filing annual returns after 15 April 2024
Looking inward: Anticipated legal developments on institutional integrity
A snapshot of the key amendments in the Companies Amendment Bills, 2023
Shaping the future of the firm: Webber Wentzel announces its new partners
Partnership between the FSCA and B-BBEE Commission in pursuit of transformation in the financial sector
Proposed amendments to Treasury Regulation 16 and the Municipal Public-Private Partnership Regulations
Webber Wentzel recognised as a top-tier firm by The Legal 500
The Competition Commission publishes revised Public Interest Guidelines
Webber Wentzel’s Pet Care Business Offering
Webber Wentzel Business and Human Rights Offering
Webber Wentzel's rising stars promoted to senior associates
The digital tightrope walk for business and human rights
Improvement or enhancement in the value of an asset when determining its base cost
Skills Development and Growth for the Agricultural Sector
Unlisted shares and deceased estates
The National Council of Provinces passed the Cannabis for Private Purposes Bill [B 19B-2020]
Proposed update to Schedule 6 of the Medicines and Related Substances Act
Webber Wentzel's ESG Legal Outlook 2024
A cautionary tale: Working backward in search of the cause of an unfavourable outcome
Mitigating Contractual Disputes by exploring ADR and arbitration in resolving supply chain disputes
2024 Earnings threshold announced
Part 1: Beyond Green: Sustainable Finance vs. Green Loans
Revaluing trust assets to avoid capital gains tax
Embracing Greener Arbitrations: A Journey Towards Sustainability
Loadshedding in the Spotlight: ICASA Seeks Input on Impacts in Communication Sectors
One Year "Grey" - South Africa's bumpy road to meeting international best practice
Beyond 60: Landmark judgment upholds right to work, challenges retirement norms
Contributed tax capital and the provisos
Private Equity: Legal developments in 2024
Another reminder from the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission on beneficial ownership filings
Greylisting: Unveiling South Africa's AML Efforts and the 2025 Delisting Ambition
Godongwana teetering on the highwire
Estate duty and the succeeding usufruct
Budget 2024 – navigating uncertainty in challenging times.
Reflecting on 2023: Trends and Insights in Business and Human Rights Across Africa
Navigating tax deductions: Lessons from the Unitrans Holdings case
Chambers Global recognises Webber Wentzel's excellence in the South African legal market
Four Webber Wentzel partners honoured for Intellectual Property expertise
Podcast - ESG: Business and Human Rights - A year in review and what to look out for in 2024
Webber Wentzel earns a spot on IFLR's Africa Awards shortlist
Capital reconciliations
More exit charge issues
Webber Wentzel Earns Industry Recognition at DealMakers Awards
C: SARS v The Thistle Trust – The Supreme Court of Appeal puts paid to distributions of capital gains through multiple discretionary trusts
South Africa - ESG Disputes Bulletin
Mass dismissals for strike misconduct without meeting the threshold for common purpose
The Role of Technology in Mining Safety and Environmental Protection
Beyond Words: A Call for Action in South Africa's Mining Sector
Webber Wentzel's excellence displayed on the DealMakers shortlist
Mining companies' social licences to operate depend on their ability to respect human rights
Does pro bono count as a social duty fulfilled for legal firms?
Proposed amendments in the National Water Amendment Bill: Mining Company Directors take heat
Mining's Green Shift: Partnering for Sustainable Transitions
Balancing environmental and social responsibility with economic growth and evolving environmental mining regulations
Practical insights: Draft regulations on proposed sectoral targets open for public comment
Rail reform and liberalisation: Where we are and what it means for the South African rail sector
Minister needs to go back to basics to fix mining issues
South Africa to begin trading under the African Continental Free Trade Agreement
2024 Fintech Year Ahead
Webber Wentzel named South Africa Law Firm of the Year at 2024 Chambers Africa Awards
Part 4: A closer look at the Competition Commission's draft Public Interest Guidelines
A Call for Transformative Leadership
Navigating the scarcity of funding in the Mining Industry
Webber Wentzel Fusion: Elevating Legal Excellence for a Tech Forward Tomorrow
Latest developments in South African immigration: Visa backlogs and extended concessions
'Tis the season for safe employment of child workers: considerations for employing child workers over the holidays
Employers cautioned against ignoring [and/or not complying with] arbitration awards
Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures: Reporting evolving nature-related dependencies
Section 12BA – Light at the end of the tunnel?
SCA finds that court orders ought to be clear and free of any ambiguity
Key takeaways from the 2023 African Agri Investment Indaba
Moonlighting - your side hustle can cost you your job
Webber Wentzel's FinTech Team Earns Top Ranking in Chambers FinTech
COP28: South Africa's Climate Change Regime and Just Energy Transition "Stocktake"
Empowering change: understanding the impact of NEMLAA4 on South Africa’s environmental landscape
Two-pot system effective date - 1 September 2024?
The Challenge of Change: Unpacking Onerous Adjustments to the apportionment formula
Recent legal developments relevant to Private Equity
The case for building whistleblower confidence to enhance occupational health and safety
New standard operating procedures for the investigation, search, access or seizure of cyber articles
Demystifying debt collection: A clear and concise explanation
High Court Judgment Reshapes Parental Leave Rights in South Africa
The Power of Proactive Fraud Detection and the evolution of fraud in the public sector
Does a Restraint of Trade Agreement Survive the Transfer of a Business?
Ending child labour in the agriculture sector: where risk draws the line
Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) published Draft Public Compliance Communication 121 on Beneficial Ownership
Part 3: A closer look at the Competition Commission's draft Public Interest Guidelines
Webber Wentzel Maintains Tier 1 Status Across Multiple Practice Areas in IFLR1000 2023 Rankings
Tax deductibility of ESG-related expenses
ESG Dispute Resolution in Africa: Trends and Strategies
Western Cape High Court Defamation Claims
Latest developments in South African immigration
Investment and Transformation in South Africa: a balance between two imperatives
Podcast - The truth about fraud - Part 2: Using business data and artificial intelligence to proactively detect fraud
Podcast - The truth about fraud - Part 1: Using business data and artificial intelligence to proactively detect fraud
Webber Wentzel Lawyers recognised in the 15th edition of Best Lawyers in South Africa
Podcast - Unpacking the anticipated legislative overhaul to existing maternity and parental leave provisions
Podcast: The truth about fraud: The impact of fraudulent claims in the public sector
Trending Topics Podcast Series
Mediation and the Challenges of the 21st Century in South Africa
Podcast: The truth about fraud: Defining fraud and unpacking fraudulent claims in the private sector
Podcast Series: The truth about fraud
Podcast: Investment and Transformation in South Africa: a balance between two imperatives
The important “G” in ESG: consequences that may arise from failures in governance in the TMT sector
FAQs: The anticipated legislative overhaul to existing maternity and parental leave provisions
Ransomware and the obligation to stop fraud
Podcast: Trending topics - Tax deductibility of ESG related expenses
Podcast: Trending topics - Corporate Governance
With funding and partnerships, Africa’s healthcare sector can become more capable
Webber Wentzel won the ESG Initiative of the Year Award at the 2023 African Legal Awards
Landmark Judgment Seeks to Overhaul Existing Maternity and Parental Leave Provisions
National Treasury accommodates many public comments on the two-pot retirement system proposals
Proposed amendments to the EU's Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive will impact more South African businesses
Comprehensive preparation will contain the fall-out from ransomware attacks
Spilling the beans on disputes in the Metaverse
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR): Ensuring Equal Access To Justice In A Changing Legal Landscape
Part 2: A closer look at the Competition Commission's draft Public Interest Guidelines
Podcast: Trending topics - Ransomware attacks
Open Finance: Compulsory information request for all financial institutions and fintechs
Business and Human Rights Lawyers Association (BHRLA) Africa launch key insights
In sickness and in war: Insurance coverage for global events
Venture Capital Investment Structures in Mauritius: Protected Cell Companies and Variable Capital Companies
ESG Africa Conference 2023: Key Takeaways and Growing Impact
When can an employer reject a medical certificate used by an employee to justify absence from the workplace?
Webber Wentzel won the Employment Team of the Year award at the 2023 African Legal Awards
Part 1: A closer look at the Competition Commission's draft Public Interest Guidelines
B-BBEE Commission explains its investigation process
South Africa Dropped the Ball on Anti-Doping – the Current State of Play
Webber Wentzel won the Competition and Regulatory Team of the Year award at the 2023 African Legal Awards
Webber Wentzel won the Transportation and Infrastructure Team of the Year award at the 2023 African Legal Awards
Protection of Child Clause In Cannabis Bill: What It Means and Why It Is Important
Planning and consultation are key to avoiding conflict over securing permits
South Africa’s Upstream Petroleum Bill could do better
Webber Wentzel wins coveted tax awards
Reminder from CIPC on beneficial ownership and beneficial interest filings
Financial Services Regulation – Quarterly Alert: June – August 2023
Unpacking South Africa's Draft Strategy To Combat Food Losses And Waste
Virtual Wheeling 101
National Health Insurance Bill: will it wipe out medical insurance?
Regulatory developments in the digital finance era
E-mobility in Africa – The winners in EV innovation have unassailable rights to technology
South Africa's Just Transition Energy Framework: Transforming Agribusiness Sustainably
Competition Commission's draft public interest guidelines for mergers published for public comment
Construction Mafia – Remedies and Prevention
Africa lays the groundwork for a future of electric vehicles
Major Hazard Installation Duty Holders: key timelines to monitor to ensure compliance with new regulations
Employment and Employee Benefits: Knowledge exchange and networking session
A step-by-step guide to the proposed draft NEMA National Appeal replacement regulations
Key Trends Shaping the Financial Services Landscape
POPIA – Proposed Code of Conduct: The residential communities council
Tax laws amendment ignores global business outsourcing realities
SARS invites comments on how to modernise VAT data collection
Company law changes gather momentum: A snapshot of the key proposed amendments in the Companies Amendment Bills, 2023
Webber Wentzel scoops the most awards at the 2023 African Legal Awards
Webber Wentzel's business crimes offering and expertise bolstered with a new team
Women in Construction Law: Breaking Barriers, Building Bridges
Women in Sport: extensive action needed to support policy considerations
Certain Provisions of Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment Act, 2017 come into force
Webber Wentzel's practical guideline for accountable institutions
Data Protection and Cybersecurity in the Open Finance Space
Beyond competition: the prominent role of public interest conditions in financial sector mergers
National Biodiversity Offset Guideline finally published
Proposed revisions to water use licensing legislation envisage significant reforms
Fintech and Treating Customers Fairly
Tobacco Bill will have far-reaching consequences for the industry and economy
Taking tech to tradition: Mitigating risk in the evolving financial services sector
No more skirting around the health and safety concerns of women in mining wearing PPE designed for men
Total Blackout: Force Majeure and Supervening Impossibility in a Grid Collapse
Changes afoot: The DTIC publishes intention to introduce two Companies Amendment Bills in Parliament
Power plays in times of crisis
Prudential Authority publishes highly-anticipated draft guidance notes for banks and insurers on climate-related risks and disclosures
“Cough Cough” (are you really on sick leave?)
Inaccurate fine print on packaging can spell trouble for food producers
Webber Wentzel's IP experts recognised by IAM Patent 1000
Celebrating Women's Month: Embracing Equity and Embracing Wellness
Agoa access to the US: a “nice to have”, but look to other markets as well
Sky Metro/The Wholesale and Retail Sector Education and Training Authority Judgment
A snapshot of the Public Procurement Bill, 2023
Blockchain makes crypto asset transactions transparent and traceable
E-Alert: Prudential Authority publishes draft amendments to the commercial paper exemption notice, 1994
New advertising, infomercial and programme sponsorship regulations
Transformation in the sports industry takes effect from many angles
Fitness for purpose clauses in construction contracts should be approached with caution
When are government restrictions arm's length? A lesson from 3M!
FSCA publishes draft position paper on Open Finance
South Africa – ESG Dispute Update
Game changer for sustainability disclosures in capital markets
New draft rules on the proposed two-component (two-pot) retirement system
Trusts and PBOs now required to file third-party returns to SARS
Linklaters and Webber Wentzel celebrate 10-year alliance anniversary
Information regulator takes action against Department of Justice and Constitutional Development
The tax implications of exporting excess electricity to the municipality
Phala Phala Saga and the public interest override
The Financial Intelligence Centre Publishes Final Guidance for Crypto Asset Services Providers
Insurance Informer: Exemption from liability for theft by own employee
Electronic Communications Amendment Bill, 2022 open for comment
Mining rights and indirect change of control - Judge settles old debate
Does the settlement agreement between Solidarity and the Government on affirmative action measures change anything?
The BULK of the National Environmental Management Laws Amendment Act 2 of 2022 has finally come into force
Regulations on food labelling and advertising
Google Adwords Policy Amendment: Trade mark owners need to be more proactive
Exchange controls in Africa - Some limitations to be aware of
Draft Rehabilitation, Reintegration and Return-to-Work Regulations
Recent changes to COIDA: An overview of key amendments
Weighted voting share structures, free float, and SPACs: Amendments to the Listings Requirements effective 17 July 2023
Webber Wentzel embraces Generative AI as part of its ongoing innovation journey
PAIA - Deadline for section 83(4) report less than a week away
Tax incentive for rooftop solar – A proverbial two birds, one stone?
From fraud to fortification: Strengthening hiring processes to prevent the need to litigate
Webber Wentzel shortlisted in 19 African Legal Awards categories
Minister of Finance increases maximum monetary fines for auditors
New Frontiers: Options for Dispute Resolution under the AfCFTA Investment Protocol
The costs and consequences of insurance fraud
The National Health Insurance Bill
Podcast: Using sustainability-linked financing for impact, to achieve ESG goals
National Treasury takes proposed two-pot retirement system forward
Specialist M&A and Equity Capital Markets lawyer returns to Webber Wentzel
Update: Further relief for ZEP holders with the concession extended until 31 December 2023
Insurance Informer: Mauritian Supreme Court awards unprecedented damages in a road accident claim
Zimbabwean Exemption Permit holders: 30 June 2023 is closer than you may realise
Is this a powerless power minister?
Supreme Court of Appeal strikes out the Mandatory Audit Firm Rotation Rule
Financial Services Regulation - Monthly Update: May 2023
Private equity firms rise above global economic stress
South African crypto providers now caught in licensing net
Batteries, pesticides and lubricants added to Extended Producer Responsibility Schemes
Tax deductions for residential solar power systems
Fraudulent scam using our name, Webber Wentzel
Retrenched by HAL 9000: what employers should know before using AI in dismissals based on operational requirements
Private Equity Sector Trend Report 2023
Worth Their Weight In Gold: High-Value Goods Dealers fall within FICA’s ambit
A POPIA perspective on the Financial Intelligence Centre’s Directive 8
Podcast: Linklaters and Webber Wentzel unpack what the Financial Action Task Force’s greylisting of South Africa means
CSI Annual Report – FY22/23
Pro Bono Annual Report – FY22/23
Financial Services Regulation – Monthly Update: April 2023
Skirting the Tax Court is not a quick-fix solution to a tax dispute
South Africa's potential copyright calamity
Patenting AI inventions – the robots aren't going to work for free
Podcast: ESG - Business and Human Rights - unpacking the stages of the Human Rights Due Diligence process
Call for submissions: Proposed amendments to the Cannabis for Private Purposes Bill 2023
MHSA – proposed new regulations on first aid, emergency response and missing person locator systems
Chambers and Partners: Corporate M&A 2023 Trends and Developments
Constitutional Court judgment brings finality to the meaning of "in response to a strike" when employers use replacement labour during a lock-out
Are You Ready? FIC's Employee Screening Directive is effective
Webber Wentzel alumni event in London
Insurance Informer: Business Email Compromise & Contractual Obligations
ESG and the African Continental Free Trade Agreement
The Department of Home Affairs issues new Immigration Directive
Webber Wentzel CTI Update March - April 2023
Employment Equity Amendment Bill 2020 signed into law: Employers must act swiftly and take a measured approach
Webber Wentzel's 2023 partner promotions
Webber Wentzel's excellence recognised by The Legal 500
Insurance Informer: "Causation - A time test?"
Self-generated goodwill and CGT
Deduction of income tax and CGT when calculating estate duty
Share buy-backs
Contributions to employee share incentive trusts
Gender empowerment in the workplace is more than a moral obligation
Webber Wentzel's exceptional insurance expertise receives Chambers Global Band 1 ranking
Financial Services Regulation – Monthly Update: March 2023
South Africa - ESG Disputes Update
The next chapter: From associate to senior associate
Podcast: ESG - Business and Human Rights - What does it mean and why does it matter?
South Africans bask in new tax breaks for solar power
Home Affairs extends temporary measures to manage visa and waiver applications
Making ESG work for the agricultural sector
Stoking the toke: South Africa’s cannabis industry needs some fire
Developers vs owners: Who does the fiduciary duty of cryptocurrency lie with?
Foreign employers will be required to register with SARS
The Year 2022 in Review: Some notable insurance cases
Collective misconduct and the burden of proof: lessons for employers
23 legal developments to track in 2023
When should the locked box mechanism be used and how can purchasers ensure that they are protected?
Insurance Informer: Vicarious liability – independent contractors
Greylisting turns the spotlight on beneficial ownership of companies and financial institutions
New tax dispute resolution rules come into effect immediately
Unpopular employee - lessons for employers
Draft notice of Amendment of board notice 90 of 2014
Webber Wentzel's ESG Legal Outlook 2023
The impact of greylisting on South Africa's hospitality and leisure sector
New accountable institutions must register with the FIC
Financial Services Regulation – Monthly Update: February 2023
Podcast: Greylisting of South Africa - Unpacking the economic impact, legislative interventions and its implementation
Webber Wentzel welcomes Competition law expert, Mark Garden
What you need to know about ChatGPT and Copyright
Webber Wentzel's Dispute Resolution Legal Outlook 2023
Impact of the National Minimum Wage on agribusinesses
Restraints of trade and settlement agreements: a lesson for employers on the full and final settlement of disputes
South Africa has been greylisted; what are the implications for the country going forward?
Seminar discussion about the National Health Insurance
Budget 2023 gives relief to hard pressed South African taxpayers
New National Minimum Wage Announced
Webber Wentzel's market-leading position is re-affirmed at the 23rd DealMakers Awards
2023 earnings threshold entitles employees to stricter labour legislation protections
Insurance Informer: The common law on claims against public health institutions takes a step forward
Chambers Global recognises Webber Wentzel in 2023 rankings
Webber Wentzel appoints close to 40 new associates
Webber Wentzel gives 50 CAs an opportunity to build fulfilling and enduring careers
Leading arbitration experts recognised by the Legal 500's 2023 Arbitration Powerlist
New SEC compensation clawback rules impact US-listed South African private issuers
Insurance Informer: Slip and Trip – Rainy Days (Part 2 of 2)
Masking the real "disaster"? South Africans left in the dark after State of Disaster announcement
Lawyers 2.0 in a ChatGPT World: The Human-AI Connection
Webber Wentzel - big deals and dealmakers at the Ansarada Annual Awards
Just Energy Transition demands risk mitigation approach for mining communities
South Africa’s Exploration Strategy hints at future amendments to the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act
President Cyril Ramaphosa reassures investors that SA's mining challenges are being addressed
WTR 1000 recognises Webber Wentzel's IP leaders
Is your business an accountable institution? Your 90 days are running
Resource nationalism can create uncertainty and strangle mining investment
Grey clouds for now and not a downpour – South Africa's attempts to stave off proposed grey listing
Picture this: Visually aided employment contracts in the mining sector
Minister Mantashe looks to mining investors to solve load shedding, logistics problems facing SA
Business and Human Rights: Increased scrutiny for mining companies
Strengthening the 'G' in ESG: FICA, Import and Export and the effect on mines
Financial Services Regulation – Monthly Update: January 2023
Investors want Minister Mantashe to take real action to stimulate investment in South African mining
Forum Shopping: A matter judged cannot be judged again
Commencement of the General Laws (Anti-Money Laundering and Combating Terrorism Financing) Amendment Act
Webber Wentzel partner recognised as Up-and-Coming Lawyer of the Year
Insurance Informer: Slip and Trip (Part 1 of 2) – Dangerous Situation
Webber Wentzel CTI Insights Series
Webber Wentzel recognised as 2022 South Africa Law Firm of the Year by Top Ranked Legal
SCA hands down important judgment for the mining industry
Insurance Informer: Time-bar
Webber Wentzel wins 2nd place at GradStar awards
New Preferential Procurement Regulations: a "placeholder"
Webber Wentzel outranks its South African peers in FinTech
The ever-changing CTI landscape
Awareness to Accountability: Unpacking the test for unwanted conduct as an element of sexual harassment
Africa needs to get in gear to host global motor racing
Resolving customs and excise disputes with SARS - litigation [Part 4 of 4 part series]
January 2023 deadline to register Intellectual Property Rights with the Kenyan Anti-Counterfeit Authority looms
Income Tax and VAT - Mining of Crypto Assets | Tax Chronicles
Financial Services Regulation - Monthly Update: November 2022
Webber Wentzel recognised for Excellence in Enterprise IT Adoption at the Digital Transformation Awards 2022
7 Webber Wentzel partners named "Lawyers of the Year" by Best Lawyers
National Assembly passes a revised version of the General Laws (Anti-Money Laundering and Combating Terrorism Financing) Amendment Bill (Omnibus Bill)
ESG-focused procurement in the Hospitality and Leisure Sector
Social conversations: Embracing neurodiversity: beyond disability | SA FM
The long journey for justice for Nokuthula Simelane has been postponed again
Staving off greylisting requires action from SA’s public and private sectors
Pro Bono team secures protection for patients with life-threatening conditions in the face of medical aid scheme's impending liquidation
The COSAS 4 families oppose SAPS’s attempt to delay the murder trial
AmaBhungane victorious in its fight for transparency of private donations to political campaigns
AfCFTA: The Game Changer for Africa
Greenwashing and the role of the Advertising Regulatory Board in South Africa
Uneven barter transactions
Public sector strike action may put the new Essential Service Committee Regulations of 2022 to the test
Capital gains cannot flow through multiple discretionary trusts - SCA
Embracing neurodiversity: beyond disability
Webber Wentzel lawyers recognised by Best Lawyers
The JSE moves forward with its Consultation Paper proposals to amend the Listings Requirements
Ster Kinekor successfully exits business rescue with Webber Wentzel at its side
Webber Wentzel's 2022 Financial Services round up
Webber Wentzel M&A Master series: ESG and Governance: Disclosure reporting and beyond
Employment & Employee Benefits Seminar: Linking key ESG trends to the current employment landscape
A win for new mothers as Brandt v Quoin Rock Wines develops protection from unfair discrimination on the grounds of pregnancy
Webber Wentzel's 2022 Mining Sector round up
Webber Wentzel Investment Funds Group wins two prestigious awards
Trading under the AfCFTA becomes a reality - guided trade initiative launched
Investment by the private sector will drive the AfCFTA forward
Financial Services Regulation - Monthly Update: October 2022
Restrain or React: Greylisting in South Africa
Mining companies need to adapt to a greener economy and more stringent transformation targets
Supreme Court of Appeal dismisses challenge to agreement not to sue
Violence and intimidation associated with industrial action: Using picketing rules and the Code on Harassment to mitigate strike-related violence
Amended EE Bill tightens up on transformation targets
Are BRPs and Liquidators overlooking potential ESG benefits & ignoring possible risks?
Recent ESG-Related Developments in the Maritime Sector
FSCA declares crypto assets a financial product
SARS (somewhat) lifts prohibition on distributions from resident trusts to offshore trusts
Webber Wentzel wins Legal Adviser – Emerging Markets title at the 2022 IJGlobal ESG Awards
National Treasury and SARS refine “two pot” retirement proposals in response to feedback
Webber Wentzel won the African Legal Awards - Litigation and Dispute Resolution Team of the Year
Employers' role in eradicating Gender-Based Violence: Legally required or simply virtuous?
Radio DJ: 15 years later and still not an employee
Insurance Informer: Vicarious liability – broad job descriptions
Webber Wentzel won the African Legal Awards for African Law Firm of the Year
African Union Climate Change and Resilient Development Strategy and Action Plan
Seminar Invitation | The Mining Round Up
Debt bondage in an ESG era: Are garnishee orders indicators of forced labour?
Growing need for policy consistency in South African merger control
GBV: Bill establishing the National Council on GBV and Femicide to be introduced to parliament
Insurance informer: Prescription – specialised knowledge of damage
Webber Wentzel won the African Legal Awards – Private Equity Team of the Year
Financial Services Regulation - Monthly Update: September 2022
Bird's eye view of the JSE's recent proposals to reform its listings framework
Webber Wentzel is now ISO27001 compliant
Omnibus Bill: Proposed Amendments to the Nonprofit Organisations Act, 1997
Omnibus Bill: Proposed Amendments to the Financial Sector Regulation Act, 2017
Omnibus Bill: Proposed Amendments to the Financial Intelligence Centre Act, 2001
Omnibus Bill: Proposed Amendments to the Companies Act, 2008
Omnibus Bill: Proposed Amendments to the Trust Property Control Act, 1988
An in-depth look at the General Laws (Anti-Money Laundering and Combating Terrorism Financing) Amendment Bill, 2022
Draft White Paper Conservation and Sustainable use of South Africa's Biodiversity
Impending Regulation of Crypto Assets and Crypto Asset Service Providers
Consultations: an Environmental Authorisation may no longer be required for the development and expansion of Solar Photovoltaic installations and associated activities
The Employment Services Amendment Bill gives a glimpse into the future of digital labour platforms
New guidelines aim to capture more notifiable mergers
Wholesale, Retail & Hospitality sector employers: Reminder of Blitz compliance inspections this week
Webber Wentzel won the African Legal Awards M&A Team of the Year
International Arbitration: In conversation with some of our experts
Courts' approach builds South Africa as a seat for International Arbitrations
International Arbitration on the African continent
Welcome back Gabi
Invitation | AfCFTA: The Game Changer for Africa
Webber Wentzel won the African Legal Awards - Environment, Energy & Natural Resources Team of the Year
Webber Wentzel wins prestigious tax awards
How will amendments to FICA schedules 1, 2 and 3 apply to credit providers
Seminar Invitation | Webber Wentzel Employment & Employee Benefits
Ten things you ought to know about SA’s planned two-pot system for retirement savings
Do androids recognise electric sheep? * South Africa's recognition of blockchain arbitration agreements
Amendments proposed to the 100MW licensing exemption and registration requirements in the Electricity Regulation Act, 2006
ESG disclosure framework in the pipeline for South African financial services companies
Webber Wentzel won the African Legal Awards - ESG Initiative of the Year for advising on the TERRAGRN | South African Agrofo
Regulators take steps to encourage ESG in the financial services industry
Home Affairs introduces temporary measures to manage pending visa and waiver applications
Whistleblowing in Africa
High Court finds that plaintiff's challenge is really a challenge to the resolution approving a scheme of arrangement, which should have been brought statutorily
Welcome Calvin Nchabeleng to the Projects team
Some relief for Zimbabweans and another internal change
Banking on climate change: the rise of climate finance related disputes
M&A Master Series: ESG and Governance: Disclosure reporting and beyond
Seminar Invitation | Webber Wentzel's Financial Services Round Up | Cape Town edition
Webber Wentzel biggest winner at the African Legal Awards
Financial Services Regulation - Monthly Update: August 2022
Common purpose in strike-related misconduct: when seeing evil isn't enough
Significant changes to transformation in the workplace set for 1 September 2023
Update: Cabinet approves the General Laws (Anti-Money Laundering and Combating Terrorism Financing) Amendment Bill Tabled before Parliament
An intersectional approach to unfair discrimination based on pregnancy
A look to the future: Litigation risks faced by the financial sector in relation to ESG statements
ESG: Reporting & Disclosure in a new era for Companies
South Africa’s Green Finance Taxonomy Project
Treasury proposes changes to its anti-money laundering and terrorist financing regime to fight potential greylisting
Airline industry: New Bill has important tax consequences
Flexible pricing in renewable energy projects: how to strike a balance
ESG: Achieving net zero and the role of carbon tax
B-BBEE Commission releases 2021 national status and trends report
Are International Financial Institutions immune from insolvency proceedings?
ESG matters need a co-ordinated and practical approach
SCA decision on Advertising Regulatory Board's powers a victory for brand owners and consumers
New Critical Skills List provides relief for foreign professionals in the healthcare sector
Resolving customs and excise disputes with SARS - ancillary dispute resolution mechanisms [part 3 of 4 part series]
Welcome back Meluleki
Consumers enforce their rights against online retailers
SARS outlines plans to require new third-party data submission from trusts and section 18A institutions
A minefield of taxes lies ahead for crypto asset transactions
The mining of crypto assets has complex income tax and VAT implications
Financial Services Regulation - Monthly Update: July 2022
Legal considerations relating to electronic meetings
Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow
Are you a drone spy? - Legal implications of the private operation of drones and the right to privacy | Algoa FM
Final draft of the Replacement NEMA Financial Provisioning Regulations published
Linking the "S" in ESG to Employment Tax Incentives
South African energy crisis: the practical implications of the government's proposed interventions
Key considerations for companies when removing a director from office
Are you a drone spy? - Legal implications of the private operation of drones and the right to privacy
The Insurance Odyssey 2020 brochure
A new approach to the regulation of residue stockpiles and deposits is on the cards
Retirement funds and salaries are not a refuge from the taxman
Community Engagement: The Recipe for Success
The green, the bad and the ugly: the risks of Greenwashing
The Department of Employment and Labour adopts a Call to Action programme to eliminate child labour in the agricultural sector
The South African Reserve Bank confirms that it is looking at crypto regulation
Preparing for an investigation into your transfer pricing practices
Redressing Mine Closure Liability through the ESG lens: Emerging ESG Risks
Importer's obligation to disclose transfer pricing year-end adjustments under the Customs and Excise Act
Listen to the customer but stay within the law
Retailers using AI should be aware of personal privacy and cybercrimes issues
Financial Services Regulation – Monthly Update: June 2022
Dismissal emanating from wearing high-heeled shoes - sartorial elegance against health and safety
NEMLAA IV will introduce changes to NEMA Appeals: some positive, some negative
New visa system taking flight: A turbulent period for foreign employees as visa application backlogs increase
NEMLAA IV extends environmental enforcement powers at municipal level
B-BBEE Commission's findings are not beyond legal scrutiny – so says the High Court
FSCA's Regulation Plan for 1 April 2022 to 31 March 2025
Stateless in country of birth: the seven-year pro bono legal journey to vindicate the right to statehood
Le Tour de IP
Supreme Court of Appeal provides clarity on FICA
Invalid or unfair? Formulating dismissal claims to bypass the CCMA is not a shortcut to the Labour Court
Its All About The Money | Vuma FM
NEMLA IV will tighten rectification processes
Big ESG recognition for Webber Wentzel
The NEMLA Act sets the scene for major changes to financial provisioning laws
Directors Cross Border Guide 2022
Key employer considerations in the Mine Health and Safety Act Amendment Bill
The NEMLA Act - the long-awaited shift in South Africa's environmental legislative landscape is imminent
Farmgate potential tax dilemma: Is the President in trouble with SARS and will the public be allowed to see for themselves?
Legal Issues in the Metaverse - Part 2: Commercial Opportunities
National Treasury sheds light on its thinking around retirement reform
FSCA's Request for Information on paid-up members of retirement funds
SARS streamlines auto assessments for the 2022 tax filing season
Covid-19 Regulations eased: Masks, gatherings and border crossings see major change in regulation
New railway regulations heighten safety and security obligations
Unfairly excluding South Africans from employment opportunities in favour of foreign nationals may be regarded as discrimination
Who can exercise minority rights in fundamental transactions and is it necessary to hold separate scheme meetings?
Seminar Invitation | Webber Wentzel's Financial Services Round Up
Mining operators may face significant changes arising from Draft Mine Health and Safety Amendment Bill
Supreme Court of Appeal upholds minority shareholder rights in share repurchase
Capital Raising and Deployment | Insights Series
ESG Global Legal Outlook for 2022
Timing is everything in the Labour Court: Dismissing a claim due to inordinate delay
Webber Wentzel appoints Nametsegang Maruping as new HR director
Is it time for businesses to take Business Rescue seriously?
SARS publishes income tax return filing dates for the 2022 year of assessment
You better mean it when you say "I'm out"
Commercial Mediation – A global Review
New Harassment Code will require employers to overhaul existing policies
Cancellation of Contracts | Tax Chronicles
Greater ESG compliance will help to address cost and reputational problems in building contracts
Pro Bono Annual Report - FY 21/22
Webber Wentzel is attending the 2022 SAVCA Private Equity Annual Conference
Further Update: NEMA Financial Provisioning Regulations, 2015 – More than an extra year added to comply
Third party cell captive conduct standard tabled in Parliament
CSI Annual Report - FY21/22
“Intentional” investing highlighted at recent AVCA conference
To rezone or not to rezone? Mines should be asking this question
Can an external company be wound up in South Africa? an update
Heavy hitter in the fintech space rejoins Webber Wentzel
Cutting red tape – amendments to the Listings Requirements effective from 1 June 2022
Legal Issues in the Metaverse - Part 1: The Consumer
President Ramaphosa raises many salient points, now let’s see a detailed action plan
Webber Wentzel: SA Mining Minister’s opening address to Mining Indaba was disappointingly vague
Financial Services Regulation Monthly: Update April 2022
Honourable Mr President and Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy – here are 20 ways to kickstart investment in South African mining
Unclaimed retirement benefits in the mining industry
Electronic dispute process now available to employers objecting to SARS administrative penalties on late or non-submission of EMP501 declarations
Greater certainty on environmental legislation will encourage mining investment
Government sharpens its tools for mine water management
Chambers and Partners: Corporate M&A 2022 Trends and Developments
Performance and payment security in the mining industry: an alternative approach
Supply chain risks need to be built into construction contracts
Focus on Francophone Investment Trends
Insurance Informer: Contempt of Court against directors
New Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM) and Mine Community Resettlement Guidelines: progress, but grey areas remain
POPIA thoughts and perspectives … 10 months in
Hybrid Event: How can Africa leverage its competitive advantage in Green Hydrogen?
Hear it from the Candidate Attorneys of Webber Wentzel - Their Why
Voting against the adoption of a Business Rescue Plan - is your vote inappropriate?
Immigration Law Update
Webber Wentzel celebrated in The Legal 500 2022 directory
"[Oh] Why" does your melody sound so similar to mine? A South African perspective on the Shape of You judgement
Four leading Webber Wentzel female partners recognised by IFLR1000
The impact of Public Interest on M&A Transactions in 2022
Podcast: Important Competition Developments in South Africa - Forecasts for 2022 - with Judge Dennis Davis
Financial Services Regulations - Monthly Update: March 2022
National Treasury launches the Green Finance Taxonomy Paper
Competition Commission increases focus on digital economy
20 New Partners at Webber Wentzel
ESG in the Mining Industry: What’s Missing?
Business Rescue: what about the shareholders?
Financial Regulatory training sessions resume
Promotions to Senior Associate
Electricity Market Progress: Key aspects of the Electricity Regulation Act Amendment Bill 2022
22 Legal Developments for businesses to monitor in 2022