Phatshoane Henney inc. is a Bloemfontein-based specialist law firm and founder member of the Phatshoane Henney Group of Associated Firms. The Phatshoane Henney name has become synonymous with personal and professional services of uncompromising quality, with clients able to draw on a broad range of services and a wealth of skills and expertise provided by experienced professionals.
Insider trading has always been surrounded by controversy, frequently making headlines and ruining reputations. Insider trading is a prime example of discrimination, as it gives a small, privileged minority, an unfair advantage over the majority who do not have access to the same information or opportunity. So what can happen when the CEO next to you in the business lounge starts talking about that big new deal?
Changes to the rental housing environment have been proposed with the Rental Housing Amendment Act. Although at first glance, the proposed changes may not seem overly dramatic in nature, a closer study does reveal implications both for landlords and tenants. Any person that contravenes the Act can be held liable and face criminal charges, but landlords specifically are a focus of the proposed legislation.
South Africa has a vast number of domestic workers, which includes housekeepers, nannies, gardeners, domestic drivers etc. To date, domestic workers employed in a private household have been expressly excluded from the scope of the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, better known as COIDA, but this may be about to change.