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27/05/2024
Cybercriminals embracing AI: is your business legally ready for the onslaught?
Across the globe, organisations of all sizes are exploring how artificial intelligence (AI) and generative AI, in particular, can benefit their businesses. But while they are still trying to figure out...
16/05/2024
Whistleblowers in the Rail Industry: the LAC gives one a green light, whilst...
Fraud, corruption and irregularities are an unfortunate reality within the South African landscape and those who dare to expose such malpractices, often facing significant professional and personal repercussions...
10/05/2024
An overview of the proposed JSE Market Segmentation Project
IntroductionThe Johannesburg Stock Exchange (the "JSE") has seen an uptick in delisting transactions across various sectors in recent years. Various reasons have been cited as driving this trend, including...
10/05/2024
Legal compliance will help SA’s data centers grow – here’s why
South Africa is in the midst of a data centre boom. Thanks largely to improved connectivity, the number of local data centres has mushroomed over the past decade. In addition to regional players, big...
02/05/2024
The speed of technological change has made cybersecurity a bigger challenge...
Those with a closer eye on the technology space will tell you that technology is changing faster than ever. A good example of this is artificial intelligence (AI) and more specifically generative AI...
02/05/2024
Access to the beneficial ownership register
In­tro­duc­tion­Fol­low­ing the coming into effect of the General Laws of the Anti-Money Laundering and Combatting Terrorism Financing Amendment Act, 22 of 2022 ("GLA 2022"), companies and close corporations...
11/04/2024
What businesses want: Improved regulation that spurs investment
The successful growth and development of business relies heavily on policymakers making decisions that result in a fair and open economic environment, and encourages more foreign direct investment. These...
28/03/2024
Warning to all landlords: Perfect or suffer the consequences
Does a landlord have an automatic right of retention/ lien over the movables of the lessee that can be exercised to off-set arrear rental? The Supreme Court of Appeal in the recent case of Ergomode (Pty)...
27/03/2024
As we navigate the era of artificial intelligence, South Africa must choose...
As South Africa steps into the world of Artificial Intelligence (AI), there's a concerted effort by our government and several bodies within the Information and Communications Technology sector, to strike...
25/03/2024
The growing importance of risk management and where ESG fits into the picture
For almost as long as businesses have existed, so has some level of risk management. Risk management encompasses identifying, assessing and controlling financial, legal, strategic and security risks within...
21/03/2024
CMS European M&A Study 2024
The CMS Corporate/M&A Group is pleased to launch the 16th edition of the European M&A Study
20/03/2024
The precarious position of the voting rights of post commencement creditors
The rescue of a company in business rescue ultimately depends on the implementation of a viable business rescue plan which has received the support of 75% of the creditors of the company. A recent business...