Archive 2013

Pretoria Synergy Link forged

By Barbara Whittle Maponya Inc has undertaken to act as a ‘transferring firm’ under the LSSA’s Synergy Link empowerment initiative to Pretoria firm Ndhima Attorneys. Areas of empowerment will cover […]

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Your FICA questions answered on DVD

By Barbara Whittle The LSSA has produced a DVD to assist practitioners in complying with the Financial Intelligence Centre Act 38 of 2001 (FICA). Presented by senior attorney Dr Angela […]

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Law societies sign MoUs with FIC

By Barbara Whittle At the end of July the four statutory provincial law societies – the regulatory bodies for attorneys and the supervisory bodies in terms of the Financial Intelligence […]

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Submissions made for increase in monetary jurisdiction of the magistrates’ civil district and regional courts

By Barbara Whittle In July this year the Law Society of South Africa submitted two options to the Justice Department for an increase in the monetary jurisdiction of the magistrates’ […]

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LSSA comments on draft National Credit Amendment Bill

By Barbara Whittle The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) supported a number of amendments proposed by the draft National Credit Amendment Bill 2013 in its submissions to the Department […]

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De Rebus Digital is on the rise

By Kathleen Kriel In December 2009, De Rebus launched De Rebus Digital as a trial run. In the article ‘De Rebus Digital in action’ (2009 (Oct) DR 10) we reported […]

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Sexual offences courts to be re-established

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele Justice Minister Jeff Radebe has released a report on the outcome of intensive research done by the Ministerial Advisory Task Team on the Adjudication of Sexual Offences […]

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Legal heads tackle unemployment

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele The 26th annual labour law conference was held at the Sandton Convention Centre last month. This year’s theme: ‘Employment, the economy and growth: The implications for Labour […]

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Legal profession pays tribute to Justice Langa

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele The legal profession is mourning the loss of former Chief Justice Pius Langa (74) who died on 24 July 2013. A memorial service was held for Justice […]

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Fraud: Could joint initiative be the answer?

By Mapula Sedutla – acting editor The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) and De Rebus support the Road Accident Fund’s (RAF’s) initiative to eradicate fraud and unethical behaviour by […]

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