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PPE firm must repay profits

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 20 June 2024
Tags: #Litigation
The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) has vowed to go after the assets of LNG Scientific – which was found to have unlawfully scored a R113m PPE contract from the Gauteng Health Department during the height of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Cape Town given green light to evict 'pavement dwellers'

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 20 June 2024
Tags: #Health Care & Social #Litigation #Property Law
The City of Cape Town has been given the green light to evict about 200 people living on the pavement at several inner-city sites, reports GroundUp.

LHR slams developer’s ‘Stalingrad’ defence

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 20 June 2024
Tags: #Litigation #Property Law
Gauteng-based Dutch developer Arthur Bezuidenhout, who has been found guilty of failing to rebuild the homes his company had demolished to make way for luxury homes, has appealed the ruling and it will be heard tomorrow.

Presidency seeks interest on Zuma’s R28.9m legal bill

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 19 June 2024
Tags: #Litigation
The Presidency and State Attorney want Jacob Zuma to be ordered to pay interest on the R28.9m in corruption trial legal fees he owes the government, potentially increasing the claim against him by millions.

Strategic Fuel Fund loses SCA appeal

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 19 June 2024
Tags: #Litigation
The Strategic Fuel Fund (SFF) has lost an appeal bid in a R7.6m dispute with an international monitoring company over claims of accuracy of crude oil readings.

SAPS and NPA face R5bn unlawful arrest lawsuit

By Daily News Published on Tuesday, 18 June 2024
Tags: #Litigation
Embattled Pretoria businessperson Matthews Mulaudzi has launched a lawsuit against the SAPS and the NPA for unlawful arrest, detention and malicious prosecution and loss of assets.

Extradition looms for Eskom graft accused

By Daily News Published on Tuesday, 18 June 2024
Tags: #Criminal Law #Litigation
Michael Lomas is who is wanted in SA for a case involving R745m Eskom fraud, has a degenerative spinal condition and has told a doctor that if he is forced leave the UK, he will ‘take his own life’.

Department guilty of medical negligence

By Daily News Published on Tuesday, 18 June 2024
Tags: #Litigation #Personal Injury Law
The Eastern Cape High Court (Bhisho) has ruled that the Health Department must pay damages for a child who was born with cerebral palsy as a result of what seems to be medical negligence at a Flagstaff hospital.

Classical Financial Services One case leads to sequestrations

By Daily News Published on Tuesday, 18 June 2024
Tags: #Criminal Law #Insolvency Law #Litigation
The son and former wife of failed Classical Financial Services One head Cobus Geldenhuis have been sequestrated, the latest dominoes to fall in an investment scam reckoned to have roped in close to R800m.

Eskom files SCA appeal over load shedding ruling

By Daily News Published on Tuesday, 18 June 2024
Tags: #Litigation
Eskom has denied it breached ‘any constitutional duty’ in implementing load shedding, and said it was effected as a ‘measure of last resort to protect the grid’ when there is insufficient supply to meet demand.

Investors count the cost of dealing with BHI

By Daily News Published on Tuesday, 18 June 2024
Tags: #Criminal Law #Insolvency Law #Litigation
Although Craig Warriner confessed that he ran BHI Trust as a Ponzi scheme and was recently sentenced to 25 years in prison, the Smith family is still counting the cost after being encouraged to invest in what they believed was a legitimate investment by a family member.

SCA slams departments for ‘reckless’ litigation

By Daily News Published on Tuesday, 18 June 2024
Tags: #Litigation
The Eastern Cape Departments of Public Works, Health and Finance have been slammed for ‘recklessly’ litigating over a judgment debt of R41m, which they were ordered to pay to an architectural firm in 2015.

Dutch solar panel supplier agrees to R14m settlement

By Daily News Published on Tuesday, 18 June 2024
Tags: #Competition Law #Litigation
SA’s top anti-trust body has reached a settlement agreement of just over R14m with Dutch group Victron Energy over allegations it forced local distributors to make sure its products were not sold below a minimum price, reports Fin24.

NPA’s urgent bid dismissed

By Daily News Published on Tuesday, 18 June 2024
Tags: #Litigation
The NPA has failed in its urgent legal bid to have about R100m which was initially kept in a special Absa account but later paid over to the liquidators of Tariomix returned to Absa.

Dog owner to pay medical bills following ‘foreseeable’ attack

By Daily News Published on Tuesday, 18 June 2024
Tags: #Litigation #Personal Injury Law
After failing to put measures in place to prevent a ‘foreseeable’ pit bull mauling of her neighbour’s daughter, a woman’s appeal bid in the Gauteng High Court (Johannesburg) has failed.

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