Garlicke & Bousfield Inc joins IR as the exclusive Commercial Law Member in South Africa

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Howard Stephenson of Garlicke & Bousfield Inc. Howard has joined IR as our exclusive Commercial Law Member in South Africa. Howard graduated from the University of Natal with a BA LLB in 1994 and thereafter spent two years working and travelling […]

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Garlicke & Bousfield Inc joins IR as the exclusive Commercial Law Member in South Africa

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Brian Jennings of Garlicke & Bousfield Inc. Brian has joined IR as our exclusive Commercial Law Member in South Africa. Brian was admitted as an attorney in 1981, was appointed a Director of Garlicke & Bousfield in 1983. He served as […]

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Garlicke & Bousfield Inc joins IR as the exclusive Commercial Law Member in South Africa

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Kabby Esat of Garlicke & Bousfield Inc. Kabby has joined IR as our exclusive Commercial Law Member in South Africa. Kabby joined Garlicke & Bousfield as a Director in the Corporate & Commercial Department in 2014 with over 35 years’ experience […]

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Get ready for the Protection of Personal Information Act

On 22 June 2020 President Ramaphosa announced that the majority of the remaining provisions of the Protection of Personal Information Act No. 04 of 2013 (“POPIA”) are set to commence. This announcement comes more than 6 years since the initial provisions of POPIA came into effect in April 2014. The reason for this delay is […]

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Crypto Assets in South Africa’s financial regulatory landscape – The latest developments

At over 11 (eleven) years since the creation of Bitcoin, the world’s largest crypto currency by market capitalisation, many countries have implemented a policy position on crypto assets and/or enacted legislation in relation to the regulation of crypto assets. South Africa was no exception and in 2014 National Treasury issued a statement regarding the risks […]

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Exciting things are happening at VDMA Law and we have some important news to share with you!

Our Johannesburg office has relocated to Sandton and we are now situated on the 11th floor of the Leonardo on 75 Maude Street. This move has been fueled by our continued growth as a result of the loyalty and support of our valued clients. We look forward to welcoming you at our new offices.

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Lockdown Level 3: More freedom with more responsibility

South Africa will enter Level 3 lockdown with effect from 1 June 2020 (“Level 3 Lockdown”). During level 3 Lockdown all sectors of the economy will be opened, except for the following – personal care services which includes hairdressing, beauty treatments, make up and nail salons, piercing and tattoo parlours; consumption of food and alcohol […]

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Firms beware: Excessive pricing during the COVID-19 national state of disaster

The Covid-19 outbreak has caused a surge in demand for basic goods such as food, hygiene products and personal protective equipment as well as medical services required for the detection, prevention and treatment of Covid-19. To reduce the negative economic impact of the Covid-19 outbreak on customers, measures have been put in place by the […]

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Level 4 Lockdown: Everything You Need To Know

South Africa will enter into Level 4 lockdown from 1 May 2020. During this lockdown period business are not allowed to simply open their doors and careful consideration should be given to the strict regulations and restrictions managing this level 4 lockdown (“Level 4 Lockdown”). During the Level 4 Lockdown, a person may only leave […]

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