Lexology Getting The Deal Through: Gaming 2021 (South Africa)

Legal definition of ‘gambling’ What are the legal elements required for an activity to be regarded as gambling? Gambling is regulated in terms of the National Gambling Act, 7 of 2004 (National Gambling Act) and related provincial legislation. The activities regulated in terms of the National Gambling Act are: An activity that involves accepting a … Read more

Lexology Getting The Deal Through: Advertising & Marketing 2021 (South Africa)

Legal framework What are the principal statutes regulating advertising generally? Advertising in South Africa is largely a matter of self-regulation, which is regulated by the Advertising Regulatory Board (ARB), a non-profit organisation established by advertising and marketing stakeholders, including the Marketing Association of South Africa, the Association of Communication and Advertising and the Internet Advertising … Read more

Digital Transformation in Africa

As part of our virtual events planned to take place this week, we were delighted to host our live webinar on Digital Transformation in Africa on 27 May. Journalist and BBC presenter, Lerato Mbele moderated the discussion with members of our digital law team, Martin Hevey, Alexandra Neri and Rohan Isaacs. The panel opened with introducing digital transformation and the shape … Read more

AN INTERVIEW WITH HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS LLP DISCUSSING M&A IN AFRICA

Lexology GTDT Market Intelligence provides a unique perspective on evolving legal and regulatory landscapes. This interview is taken from the M&A volume featuring discussion and analysis of legal developments, keynote deals as well as an insight into typical transactions within key jurisdictions worldwide. 1. What trends are you seeing in overall activity levels for mergers … Read more