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Draft legislation proposes significant changes to the tax treatment of share buy-backs and dividend stripping

31st July 2017 Written by partner in Fasken Martineau’s tax group, Conor McFadden and senior associate Stimela Mokoena, 21 July 2017 In the 2016 annual Budget Speech the Minister of Finance indicated the possibility of legislative countermeasures to curb the use of share buy-back arrangements that resulted in... 

Proposed moratorium falls beyond Minister Zane’s powers

24th July 2017 On 19 July 2017, the Minister of Mineral Resources gazetted an invitation to comment on a proposed restriction on the granting of new mining and prospecting rights, as well as restricting the renewal and transfer of any existing prospecting and mining rights across South Africa. The Minister’s... 

Moratorium likely beyond Zwane’s power – law firm

24th July 2017 A controversial proposed mineral rights moratorium may very well be beyond the scope of Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane's powers. Zwane last week gazetted an invitation to comment on a proposal to restrict the granting of new mining and prospecting rights applications and to restrict... 

Charter’s BEE ‘top-up’ provision may be unconstitutional

21st July 2017 The new “top-up” provision in the latest Mining Charter gazetted on June 15, may prove to be unconstitutional and may lead to further expensive legal action by the mining industry, states Fasken Martineau partner and global mining group member Nicola Jackson. In a statement published on June 15,... 
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WTO mixed ruling in Indonesia steel import duties case

Duties imposed by Indonesia on imports of certain flat-rolled iron or steel products do not constitute WTO safeguard measures, a World Trade Organization (WTO) panel said on Friday, rejecting the key argument of complaints brought by Taiwan and Vietnam. Safeguard duties are emergency tariffs that... 

Competition Commission sets sights on high data costs

The Competition Commission has initiated a market inquiry into data services following widespread calls by consumers for lower data costs and subsequent queries from at least three Ministers over high data costs and data affordability. With the gazetting of the terms of reference (ToR) of the... 
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