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EMILE MYBURGH: Beware the danger of your business emails being compromised

Business Day 23 Jan 2023
As is the custom, the seller appointed the conveyancing attorney, in this case ENS ... Justice Phanuel Mudau of the high court in Johannesburg ordered ENS to pay Hawarden’s R5.5m plus her costs on the scale between attorney and client ... • Myburgh is an attorney practising in Johannesburg and São Paulo.

Retired judge Margie Victor is the new insurance ombud

Independent online (SA) 16 Jan 2023
Retired Johannesburg High Court Judge Margie Victor, the first woman to be elected to the Johannesburg Bar Council in 1996, has been appointed as Ombudsman for Long-term Insurance and Ombudsman for Short-term Insurance for two years, commencing January 1 ... and then as an attorney.

South African Researchers Develop New Method to Clean Mining-Polluted Water

Voa News 13 Dec 2022
... minerals that can be repurposed, that can be used, is then fed back into one rehabilitation, but also two, into creating sustainable economies for the communities that are impacted,” says Tarisai Mugunyani, an attorney with the Center for Environmental Rights in Johannesburg.

Janusz Walus parole: Constitutional court was right – but failed the sensitivity test

Mail Guardian South Africa 12 Dec 2022
Hani was the secretary-general of the South African Communist Party, and one of the leading anti-apartheid stalwarts ... But this was averted ... This article was co-authored with Sasha-Lee Stephanie Afrika (LLD), Attorney of the High Court of South Africa and former lecturer at Stellenbosch University and University of Johannesburg ...

UN experts can intervene in Kabwe lead poisoning class action, Joburg high court rules

Mail Guardian South Africa 02 Dec 2022
Mbuyisa Moleele Attorneys, a Johannesburg-based law firm and Leigh Day, an international law firm specialising in human rights and mass environmental tort claims, are representing 13 claimants on behalf of 140 000 children and women of child-bearing age who were allegedly victims of environmental contamination by Anglo’s mine in Kabwe.

FREE | Read the November 2022 edition of Business Law & Tax

Business Day 16 Nov 2022
Business Day Business Law & Tax editor Evan Pickworth speaks to candidate attorney Francis Mayebe and Virusha Subban, partner and head of tax, Baker McKenzie Johannesburg, about the power of Sars to search and seize property without a warrant, and what the law says about this ... .

EMILE MYBURGH: Lula is back — but has his work cut out for him

Business Day 31 Oct 2022
On Sunday Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was re-elected president of Brazil, a huge sigh of relief for his voters, the world and — most importantly — the Amazon rainforest. The result was tight ... At one point early in the count Bolsonaro was even in the lead ... This is likely to resume now ... • Myburgh is an attorney practising in Johannesburg and São Paulo. .

Mathews Phosa wants top businessman and his attorneys to be charged with criminal offences

Independent online (SA) 30 Oct 2022
Johannesburg - South African attorney and politician Mathews Phosa want local businessman Hector Kunene to be denied entry into Malonjeni coal mining, and his attorneys to be charged with misconduct ... “The false version suggests that he signed the power of attorney before any witness.

EMILE MYBURGH: Holding thumbs for Lula as Brazilians return to the polls

Business Day 28 Oct 2022
On Sunday Brazilian voters return to the polls for the runoff in one of most consequential elections there in years — and one that could have a vast (if underestimated) impact in the rest of the world.  ... They cannot be further apart in experience, character, policies, manners ... • Myburgh is an attorney practising in Johannesburg and São Paulo.

PODCAST | SARS can search and seize your property without a warrant

Business Day 12 Oct 2022
Business Law Focus host Evan Pickworth speaks to candidate attorney Francis Mayebe, and ...

Strides made in tracking poachers with hefty sentences and fines

Business Day 05 Sep 2022
At a workshop in Johannesburg last week convened by US-based rule of law initiative the Attorney General Alliance Africa, alongside pan-African research and publishing outfit Good Governance Africa, prosecutors and conservationists spelt out how combating trafficking in fauna and flora is evolving.

Many seem to be caught off guard when the grim reaper comes knocking

Independent online (SA) 03 Sep 2022
Johannesburg - Many South ... Johannesburg-based Attorney, Phumla Nevhusenga of Masina Attorneys and Conveyancers, said the estate planning consequences of dying without a valid Will can be far-reaching and can result in consequences that the deceased neither intended nor foresaw.

EMILE MYBURGH: Why Lula is the best man for Brazil and SA

Business Day 01 Sep 2022
This is a milestone year for Brazil ... On October 2 Brazilians vote in one of the most critical elections in two centuries as an independent nation ... I hope that a Lula administration encourages one or more Brazilian airlines to resume direct flights to Johannesburg ... He can do it again. • Myburgh is an attorney practising in Johannesburg and São Paulo. .

Prince Buzabazi, who is contesting the throne from Zulu King, in messy legal battle with ...

Independent online (SA) 23 Aug 2022
The debt has now landed the Prince in the Small Claims Court in Pretoria where PR practitioner, Christinah Chauke, is trying to recover R18 285.00 from him ... NEWS ... 🎥 ... In response to that claim, Prince Buzubazi, through his Johannesburg-based law firm, Peter Zwane attorneys, among other letters, first denied the debt owed and later offered to settle it.

Women’s efforts for equality see a shift in SA’s landscape

Independent online (SA) 21 Aug 2022
Johannesburg - Women across South Africa have made many strides in advocating for equality, yet gender inequality is still rife in the workplace ... Ndoro’s view has ties to the motivation behind attorney Feziwe Phungula’s decision to study law ... She is the only black woman director (out of five) at Mncedisi Ndlovu and Sedumedi Attorneys in Johannesburg.

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