Water use
Alison Lee

Alison Lee

NEWSFLASH FOR WEEK 3 (15 – 19 November 2021)

Dear Subscriber,


Please see the latest happenings for this week.





Heineken to buy South Africa’s Distell for R38.4 billion


Heineken agreed to buy South African wine and spirits maker Distell Group Holdings for 2.2 billion euros (R38.4 billion), creating a new regional group to compete with larger rival Anheuser-Busch InBev and spirits giant Diageo.





SCA passes landmark decision on transfer of water use rights


A recent Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) judgment, which found that the National Water Act (NWA) allows for the transfer of water use entitlements, may have significant implications from a deal-making perspective.





Regulator fines consumers ’ ally


A consumer champion who has taken on listed companies such as Lewis and Capitec Bank on behalf of indebted customers has been found guilty of breaching the National Credit Act and ordered to pay a R500,000 fine





The new Covid-19 legal case that South African workers should know about


South Africa’s courts recently dealt with the case of an employee who did not follow Covid-19 regulations at work and was subsequently dismissed.


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