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HOW DO I COMMERCIALISE MY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY?

HOW DO I COMMERCIALISE MY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY? The intellectual property (IP) of a company is, in most cases, the most valued asset of that company. So much so, that well-established IP rights can be provided as security to financial institutions to obtain loans or...

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VAT INCREASE

On the 21st day of February 2018, the Minister of Finance announced in his Budget Speech that the value-added tax (VAT) rate will be increasing, with effect from the 1st of April 2018, from 14% to 15%. This increase is applicable to all goods and/or services which is...

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REMINDER OF THE OLD PIT FALL – RECKLESS CREDIT

 Introduction In light of the sudden scurry of various companies and individuals to register as credit providers (subsequent to the threshold being reduced to Rnil) we thought it prudent to remind members of one of the basic aims of the National Credit Act – the aim...

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UNDERSTANDING THE PROGRESS OF YOUR PROPERTY TRANSFER  

Time is a constraint when you are the prospective owner of a property or, similarly, a seller – be it a residential or a commercial property. Unfortunately, the property transfer process requires patience as it may take longer than expected. It is essential to...

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TRADEMARK REGISTRATION: PROTECTING YOUR OWN

 In the highly competitive market place, businesses are required to invest an essential amount of time and money in developing new and innovative products and services in order to compete with opposition businesses and ensure their survival. This investment directly...

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GARNISHEE ORDERS – THE WAY FORWARD

Subsequent to the judgement granted by the Constitutional Court on 13 September 2016, RMI4Law has been inundated with calls from employers with questions as to how to deal with the emoluments attachment orders (“garnishee orders”) applicable to their employees.. An...

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