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CGF Articles & Editorials

SAFEGUARDING THE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OF AN ORGANISATION: A CRITICAL GOVERNANCE MATTER! (2019-03-04)

By Terrance M. Booysen and peer reviewed by At van Rooy (KISCH IP: Director and Patent Attorney)

When boards of directors gather to discuss the top risks of an organisation, it may entail matters such as structurally high unemployment, labour unrest, exchange rate volatility, political uncertainty, unmanageable fraud and corruption, threats of new market entrants or even product stagnation.

AMENDMENTS TO THE COMPETITION ACT MAY FURTHER CURTAIL FOREIGN INVESTMENT APPETITE (2019-03-04)

By Terrance M. Booysen and peer reviewed by Lesley Morphet (Partner: Hogan Lovells)

The South African Competition Amendment Act 18 of 2018 (‘the Amendment Act’) which was tabled in Parliament in July 2018, and signed into law by President Ramaphosa last month, has been the subject of much debate and comment, especially insofar as it aims to implement far-reaching changes to the current Competition Act 89 of 1998 (‘the Competition Act’). Although the Amendment Act has been signed into law, it is yet to be brought into operation on a date to be declared by the President.