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Competition law in post-pandemic Africa key

Business Ghana 15 Apr 2021
The firm’s Competition and Antitrust teams in Cairo, Casablanca, Johannesburg, Paris and Washington DC, recently collaborated with competition lawyers from African Relationship Firms across the continent, to produce a comprehensive guide covering the latest developments in African competition law.
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R10k bail for ex-attorney arrested for R2.7m trust fund theft

Independent online (SA) 09 Apr 2021
“Muskat who has since been sequestrated and prohibited from practising as an attorney by the Law Society in 2018, handed himself at the Hawks’ serious commercial crime investigation office in Johannesburg accompanied by his lawyer on Tuesday ...
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Partying at the weekend? Your risky behaviour could get you fired

Independent online (SA) 27 Mar 2021
This must be pointed out to all employees ... Employment lawyer Venolan Naidoo from international law firm Fasken based in Johannesburg, said employers would have to "tread with caution to avoid the risk of an unfair labour practice or unfair dismissal dispute (should dismissal result) with regard to disciplinary action and Covid-related conduct.
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South Africa’s ex-president should be jailed, argues lawyer

Federal News Radio 26 Mar 2021
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Lawyers for a commission investigating corruption in South Africa have asked the country’s highest court to jail former president Jacob Zuma for two years for failing to cooperate with its probe ... court and would encourage others to do the same, said the lawyer.
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World briefs

News-Press Now 26 Mar 2021
South Africa's ex-president should be jailed, argues lawyer. JOHANNESBURG . Lawyers for a commission investigating corruption in South Africa have asked the country's highest court to jail former president Jacob Zuma for two years for failing to cooperate with its probe.
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S.Africa’s top court hears bid to jail ‘cynical’ Zuma for contempt

Gulf News 25 Mar 2021
Johannesburg ... “In his failure to comply, he also adopted a belligerent and defiant tone,” the lawyer told the top court in Johannesburg. The commission’s lawyers said the 78-year-old must be jailed for contempt of court as his “status as former president does not protect him from the law”.
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Jacob Zuma, 2009 World Economic Forum on Africa 9
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S.Africa's top court hears bid to jail 'cynical' Zuma for contempt

Urdu Point 25 Mar 2021
The commission's lawyer Tembeka Ngcukaitobi said Thursday that Zuma's failure to comply with a court order was "deliberate and cynical" and "constitutes an assault" on the rule of law ... "In his failure to comply, he also adopted a belligerent and defiant tone," the lawyer told the top court in Johannesburg.
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South Africa's ex-president should be jailed, argues lawyer

Info News 25 Mar 2021
JOHANNESBURG - Lawyers for a commission investigating corruption in South Africa have asked the country’s highest court to jail former president Jacob Zuma for two years for failing to co-operate with its probe ... court and would encourage others to do the same, said the lawyer.
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Semenya receives financial backing in bid to overturn World Athletics' ruling

Inside The Games 13 Mar 2021
Semenya will be supported by a legal team led by Norton Rose Fulbright lawyers Gregory Nott and Patrick Bracher in Johannesburg, as well as Christina Dargham in Paris. London based barristers Schona Jolly and Claire McCann, and Toronto-based lawyers James Bunting and Carlos Sayao are also part of Semenya’s legal team ... .
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There is so much to admire about Patrice Motsepe, says Norman Arendse

Independent online (SA) 12 Mar 2021
JOHANNESBURG - Soccer lawyer and accomplished sports administrator Advocate Norman Arendse SC has hailed the imminent appointment of South Africa's “self-made” billionaire Patrice Motsepe as the new supremo of African soccer ... Motsepe, 59, will become the eighth CAF president since its founding in 1957 in the northeast African country of Sudan.
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Caster Semenya turns to Europe to set her free

Business Day 25 Feb 2021
A statement issued by the Johannesburg-based lawyers of the reigning Olympic 800m champion confirmed a case had been lodged before the European court‚ which sits in Strasbourg‚ France ... She wants to be allowed to run freely ... Her team include Norton Rose Fulbright lawyers Gregory Nott and Patrick Bracher‚ and Paris-based Christian Dargham.
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Semenya hoping to return to 800m as European Court of Human Rights appeal confirmed

Inside The Games 25 Feb 2021
Semenya will be supported by a legal team led by Norton Rose Fulbright lawyers Gregory Nott and Patrick Bracher in Johannesburg, as well as Christina Dargham in Paris ... Semenya’s lawyers said the appeal comes following a Human Rights Watch report published in December, which called for an end of sex testing.
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Up to Zondo Commission to decide how Zuma should be penalised for defiance - expert

Independent online (SA) 16 Feb 2021
Anton van Dalsen, a lawyer with the Helen Suzman Foundation in Johannesburg, said the first one would be going back to the Constitutional Court and tell it Zuma has defied its ruling and ask it to penalise him. The second option would be the longer route of laying a criminal charge with the SAPS ... Otherwise it would be speculation,” he said.
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