02 Jul 2020
COVID-19: Advice for landlords on evictions during Alert Level 3

The eviction process protects tenants, but landlords still have rights

COVID-19: Advice for landlords on evictions during Alert Level 3

The eviction process protects tenants, but landlords still have rights

03 Apr 2020
Preparing your business for COVID-19 and essential key points for businesses in financial distress

9 points for businesses to consider in working through these challenging times By Kylene Weyers Senior Associate in the Cliffe Dekker…

Preparing your business for COVID-19 and essential key points for businesses in financial distress

9 points for businesses to consider in working through these challenging times By Kylene Weyers Senior Associate in the Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr Dispute Resolution practice 1. Take a reality check Are you already in financial distress? This may a tough reality to face, but it is an essential starting point. Many…

10 Mar 2020
How to mitigate the risk of nitrosamine formation during medicine manufacturing

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) have recently released a publication instructing Marketing Authorisation Holders (MAH) to take precautionary measures to…

How to mitigate the risk of nitrosamine formation during medicine manufacturing

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) have recently released a publication instructing Marketing Authorisation Holders (MAH) to take precautionary measures to mitigate the risk of nitrosamine formation or presences during manufacture of all medicines containing chemically synthesised active substances.  Nitrosamine impurities have been in the regulatory spotlight since they were discovered…

31 Jan 2020
Six reasons private labels are more powerful than you think

Do you think private labels are a passing fad bolstered by a tough economic climate? Here are six reasons private…

Six reasons private labels are more powerful than you think

Do you think private labels are a passing fad bolstered by a tough economic climate? Here are six reasons private labels are actually more powerful than you think. The top five private label sellers in South Africa are long life milk, fresh chicken, prepared foods, butter, and sugar, according to…

07 Jan 2020
NiceLabel named a leading provider to the global food industry

NiceLabel has been named on the FL 100+, Food Logistics magazine’s annual list of the top 100-plus software and technology…

NiceLabel named a leading provider to the global food industry

NiceLabel has been named on the FL 100+, Food Logistics magazine’s annual list of the top 100-plus software and technology providers for the food and beverage industry. The list serves as a resource guide of software and technology providers whose products and services are critical for companies in the global…

10 Dec 2019
The key objectives of the new EU medical device regulations

The past number years have seen a significant improvement in medical device sciences and technologies that have transformed the industry…

The key objectives of the new EU medical device regulations

The past number years have seen a significant improvement in medical device sciences and technologies that have transformed the industry for the better of the patient. A medical device is a healthcare product or piece of equipment a person uses for a medical purpose. Medical devices play a crucial role…

21 Nov 2019
FSCA ‘aware’ of Mtshali family and Old Mutual matter

The Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) says it is aware of “a recent unfortunate event involving Old Mutual Assurance Company…

FSCA ‘aware’ of Mtshali family and Old Mutual matter

The Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) says it is aware of “a recent unfortunate event involving Old Mutual Assurance Company SA (Pty) Ltd and the Mtshali family in Kwa-Zulu Natal.

10 Sep 2019
Labelling guidelines can guarantee safer food

Food labelling is regulated in South Africa by guidelines that relate to production, marketing and labelling of foodstuffs.

Labelling guidelines can guarantee safer food

Food labelling is regulated in South Africa by guidelines that relate to production, marketing and labelling of foodstuffs.

10 Sep 2019
CGSO ensures fair play between brands and consumers

Brands and businesses shouldn’t fear the Consumer Protection Act. Instead they should welcome its drive to promote fairness, openness and…

CGSO ensures fair play between brands and consumers

Brands and businesses shouldn’t fear the Consumer Protection Act. Instead they should welcome its drive to promote fairness, openness and good business practices among suppliers of goods and services and consumers. Should your brand or business be faced with a consumer complaint, the CGSO is here to assist by providing…

25 Jun 2019
Deciphering the language of labelling

Baxter Foods wanted to use a number of different languages for the ingredients and nutritional information on its range of…

Deciphering the language of labelling

Baxter Foods wanted to use a number of different languages for the ingredients and nutritional information on its range of Jack Daniel’s barbeque sauces.

19 Sep 2018
Separate wills should be planned together

There is a growing trend of married or partnered couples to draft separate wills, as opposed to a joint will. Whilst…

Separate wills should be planned together

There is a growing trend of married or partnered couples to draft separate wills, as opposed to a joint will. Whilst this enshrines each party’s individual wishes, it may result in unintentional errors creeping into wills, leading to outcomes that the deceased had not intended. 

13 Sep 2018
Knowing a few legal concepts can save you time and money

You are not alone if you’ve found yourself caught dumbfounded in the middle of legal-talk between attorneys, simply nodding your…

Knowing a few legal concepts can save you time and money

You are not alone if you’ve found yourself caught dumbfounded in the middle of legal-talk between attorneys, simply nodding your head in agreement, quietly hoping things are going your way. Attorneys (like poets) are notorious for losing clients in jargon, often steering clients into unnecessary legal situations.

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