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Santam publishes answering affidavit – High Court case set for 1 September

Legalbrief commented on the short-term insurer’s response to the business interruption claims case due to be heard in the Western Cape High Court on 1 September. “Santam says its clients’ assertion that Covid-19, which forced them to stop operating during the lockdown, is ‘a notifiable disease’ covered by their policies is ‘misguided’. The country’s biggest […]

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Should a separate debarment hearing follow after disciplinary hearing? – Supreme Court of Appeal clarifies the issue

by Joani van Vuuren, Shane Johnson, Siya Ngcamu of Webber Wentzel In a recent decision, the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) considered the interplay between disciplinary inquiries convened under the Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 (LRA) and debarments of representatives under the Financial Advisory and Intermediary Services Act 37 of 2002 (FAIS Act). The […]

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Fica Bill challenged in ConCourt?

Friday’s edition of Legalbrief Today contained an excerpt from an article in the Mercury on continued resistance to the Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment (Fica) Bill becoming law. Those against it threatened to take it to the Constitutional Court if it is approved by Parliament this week. The Black Business Council and the Progressive Professionals Forum […]

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