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Latest Thinking | 06 April 2020
Following the declaration of a national state of disaster in terms of the Disaster Management Act No. 57 of 2002 (as amended), the concerning escalation in the number of confirmed COVID-19 infections in South Africa prompted the National Coronavirus Command Council to enforce a nationwide lockdown...
Latest Thinking | 06 May 2020
It is clear that the COVID-19 pandemic is already having a far-reaching impact on local, regional and global economies, with many firms facing severe financial constraints due to the limitations and government interventions introduced to tackle the global pandemic.
Competition enforcers across the globe are working to identify, investigate and sanction cartels and other anti-competitive behaviour including abuse of market power/dominance. Infringements of competition law carry massive risks: huge fines, significant reputational damage, criminal prosecutions...
Competition disputes are now firmly part of the antitrust landscape, with private enforcement of competition law – both multimillion follow-on cartel damages claims and standalone litigation – having risen massively in recent years.
Latest Thinking | 29 June 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented humanitarian and economic crisis. The mining industry has sought to respond quickly to protect the health of its employees and its communities. These steps are in response to (and often ahead of) emergency measures and lockdowns implemented by governments...
News | 18 July 2019
Global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills today announced that three leading South African lawyers will join the firm in its Johannesburg office. The hires – two partners and a senior consultant – are bringing well established teams with them, resulting in a total of 13 appointments.
News | 02 November 2020
Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills celebrates the fifth anniversary of the launch of its office in Johannesburg, South Africa.