Western Cape Tourism
Alison Lee

Alison Lee


Please see below the latest Legal happenings for this week.




Lack of funds does not enable parties to escape arbitration


Arbitration does not provide for legal aid or an exemption from paying costs. Some regard this as a disadvantage of alternative dispute resolution. One party’s lack of funds to pay for its share of arbitration costs can indeed deprive it of its day in arbitration court.





Heineken to cut SA jobs by 7% amid ongoing liquor sales ban


Beer producer Heineken South Africa has said it will be cutting its local staff by about 7%, as it grapples with the ongoing ban on alcohol sales.






Disruptive technologies in mining industry: opportunities, risk mitigation and resolving disputes


Technological innovation continues to disrupt the status quo in established industries. While new technologies offer many opportunities within the mining industry, the corresponding risks and potential disputes are not far off.



Western Cape MEC sends SOS for extra funding to save tourism and hospitality sector


Urgent financial intervention is needed to help the Western Cape’s tourism and hospitality sector survive the extended level 3 lockdown, the province’s finance and economic opportunities MEC David Maynier said.


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