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Prohibited practices in terms of the Competition Act 89 of 1998
21st September 2018
The Competition Act 89 of 1998 (“the Act”) was enacted to promote and maintain competition in South Africa, to ensure small and medium-sized enterprises have
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Electronic contracts – what is the legal status of concluding a contract online or via email and is a person’s signature sufficient to satisfy the requirements of an electronic signature?
12th September 2018
Concluding a contract online or by email by means of a data message or using an electronic signature can cause uncertainty in terms of whether
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Can I go to court over a sale on Facebook?
7th September 2018
Most (if not all) of our communication is electronic in some form. Gone are the days of paying for a newspaper advertisement or putting posters
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Social Media: Freedom of Expression vs Defamation and Hate Speech
6th September 2018
Although we hear defamation and/or hate speech around us regularly, mostly, we see it on social media. It is almost as if people believe that
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