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Competition law developments in Africa

Competition law in Africa is becoming increasingly active and, in certain respects, complex. Bowmans takes a closer look.

Law Firm: Bowmans | Published: 11 January 2017 | Practice Area: Non-EU Competition Law

The laws governing M&A activity in Africa

In an extract from the Global M&A Guide 2017, four Bowmans partners examine the African landscape.

Law Firm: Bowmans | Published: 06 January 2017 | Practice Area: Mergers & Acquisitions

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UK Tax Bill shows there’s no need for a sugar rush

Less than a month after South Africa Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan announced the proposed new tax on sugar sweetened beverages, his UK counterpart Chancellor George Osborne announced a similar initiative.

Law Firm: Bowmans | Published: 04 January 2017 | Practice Area: Central Government

The South African Sugar Tax workshop

On 11 November, the South African National Treasury held a stakeholder workshop to discuss the proposed tax on sugar-sweetened beverages.

Law Firm: Bowmans | Published: 13 December 2016 | Practice Area: Central Government

On safari: South Africa hunts deals in CEE and SEE

This year has seen a breathtaking volume of property acquisitions and investments in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and South Eastern Europe (SEE) by South African investors.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 29 November 2016 | Practice Area: Real Estate

The South African labour market in 2016

The challenges facing South Africa's labour market in 2016 have been evident in a number of recent judgments and in a variety of ongoing processes of engagement between social partners.

Law Firm: Bowmans | Published: 22 November 2016 | Practice Area: Employment

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Positive legislative developments afoot for South Africa’s oil and gas industry

Representatives of the Department of Mineral Resources have briefed the National Council of Provinces on significant developments relating to the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill 15 of 2013. Here’s what’s new.

Law Firm: Bowmans | Published: 16 November 2016 | Practice Area: Central Government

A guide to the employment consequences of business transfers in 10 key African countries

The African continent has recently seen a significant increase in cross-border transactions and foreign investment. This guide provides an overview of the employment law consequences of business transfers in ten key African jurisdictions, including South Africa, Nigeria, Senegal and Kenya.

Law Firm: Bowmans | Published: 07 November 2016 | Practice Area: Employment

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How to avoid confusion over on-demand guarantees in South Africa

Lischa Gerstle of Bowmans South Africa examines the treatment of on-demand guarantees in the continent’s second largest economy.

Law Firm: Bowmans | Published: 24 October 2016 | Practice Area: Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Cross border investors in Africa must ensure compliance

Investors involved in cross border merger transactions in Africa should take note that, depending on their existing investments and the activities of a target company, they may have to comply with the merger regimes of up to three different competition regulators.

Law Firm: Bowmans | Published: 16 September 2016 | Practice Area: Cross-border: Commercial and International Trade

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