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Wed, 21 Feb 2018 11:42:18 -0600

By Craig Woolley Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa Inc. Higherdelta Ltd was the owner of commercial properties including a restaurant in Scotland. Its company secretary, director and shareholder was also the owner of a portfolio of residential properties.

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 11:32:57 -0600

By Tiisetso Rabolao, Associate, and Lauren Salt, Senior Associate, Employment Compensation Practice, Baker McKenzie Johannesburg The Labour Appeal Court of South Africa (LAC) recently considered what constitutes a reasonable belief under the Protected Disclosures Act 26 of 2000 (PDA) in the case of Lou-Anndree John v Afrox Oxygen Limited (JA90/15) [2018] ZALAC The Appellant worked in the Respondents (Afrox) Human Resource Department.

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 12:42:25 -0600

Next time you contact your insurer there is a good chance that you will be dealing with Artificial Intelligence (AI). Insurers are starting to use intelligent computers to give advice and speed up the process of buying insurance and paying claims.

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 09:43:47 -0600

Patrick Bracher, Director Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa Inc. Two 2017 US cases illustrate the importance of a notice cancelling a policy complying strictly with the requirements of the policy and the law.

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 09:25:54 -0600

The Insurance Crime Bureau is very proud to welcome SAS into the fold of Associate Members, after many years of fruitful and successful interactions. #organiseddisruption.

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 13:13:16 -0600

Vera Nagtegaal, Executive Head of Hippo. co. za The introduction of self-driving cars looks set to change the way people commute in the very near future.

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 09:24:47 -0600

By Kerri Crawford (SA) Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa Inc. Although the Information Regulator is not yet fully operational, it has already received numerous complaints relating to the unlawful processing of personal information under the Protection of Personal Information Act 2013 (POPI).

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:18:27 -0600

The year 2017 was a horrendous one in terms of the number and scale of widely publicised data breaches By Ethan Pitts, Camargue Underwriting Managers The year 2017 was a horrendous one in terms of the number and scale of widely publicised data breaches; the ramifications of which will be felt by the affected companies and persons for years to come.

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 14:54:46 -0600

By Frances Drummond (AU) and Isobel Taylor Norton Rose Fulbright Thanks to two recent rulings of the US Supreme Court and the Court of Appeals of the Federal Circuit Court, trade marks containing disparaging, immoral and scandalous matter are no longer barred from obtaining registration in the United States of America.

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 14:21:26 -0600

GDP forecast 2018: 1. 2% Coface Country Risk Assessment: C (high) What On the 14th February, President Jacob Zuma after he had initially defied a party order to step down announced that he had resigned from office with immediate effect.

   

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