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Stay informed: legal updates from 13-17 May 2024

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Content in this month’s edition includes articles such as:


Details on the following new legal publications are also included:

  • Calvert, Tracey. In-house Lawyers' Risk and Compliance Questions and Answers. – Law Society Publishing, 2024.

  • Harnetty, Anne et al. Talent in the Legal Profession: How to Attract, Retain and Engage Top Talent. – Globe Law and Business, 2024.

  • Mack, Olga V.; Noorestani, Humira and Onwudiwe, MbaMemme (eds). Legal Operations in the Age of AI and Data. – Globe Law and Business, 2024.

  • Murtuza, R. The Challenges of Legal Process Outsourcing and its Regulation in South Africa. – Juta, 2024.

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Attorney Alert: 13 May 2024


References to articles from the most recent issues of Advocate, African Journal of Legal Studies, BRICS Law Journal, Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal and Tydskrif vir Hedendaagse Romeins-Hollandse Reg are included, such as:

  • Fürstenburg, Ehrhard. Expropriation: What lies ahead? – 2023 36(3) Advocate p63

  • Ngcobo, Mnotho. Local government empowerment and collaborative approaches in the electricity sector: A constitutional analysis. – 2024 (27) Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal

  • Van Zyl, S.P. and Fritz, C. The law of obligations, tax debts, insolvency, and the dissipation of assets to the prejudice of the fiscus. – 2024 87(1) Tydskrif vir Hedendaagse Romeins-Hollandse Reg p23


Several judgments from the High Courts, Labour Appeal Court, Supreme Court of Appeal and Constitutional Court are included, such as:


Employment and Labour Law Alert: 13 May 2024

This week’s edition contains references to the following Labour Appeal Court judgments:


The following journal article is also included:


Insurance Law Alert: 14 May 2024

Tuesday’s edition contains a reference to the following High Court judgment:


Also included are the following High Court judgments dealing with Road Accident Fund claims:


This edition also features a recent Council for Medical Schemes Appeals Committee Ruling:


Health Law Alert: 15 May 2024

This week’s edition features the latest news and commentary concerning the expected signing into law of the NHI Bill by President Ramaphosa and the building collapse in George.


References to the following High Court judgments are included:


This edition features a recent Council for Medical Schemes Appeals Committee ruling:


Also included is a reference to the following journal article:

  • Coetzee, L.C. Ingeligte toestemming tot geneeskundige ingrepe: ‘n Ondersoek na die maatstaf vir die openbaarmaking van risiko’s voor Beukes v Smith [Informed consent to medical interventions: An investigation into the criterion for the disclosure of risks prior to Beukes v Smith]. – 2024 87(1) Tydskrif vir Hedendaagse Romeins-Hollandse Reg p105


Energy Law Alert: 16 May 2024

The National Nuclear Regulator Amendment Bill 25B of 2023 was passed by National Council of Provinces on 9 May 2024.


References to the following High Court judgments are included:


Also included is a reference to the following journal article:



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Date posted: 17 May 2024


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