Includes descriptions of the governmental and legal structure of South Africa; sources of law including the constitution, legislation, court decisions and international law; research resources; and secondary sources. Provides links to numerous governmental and other sources of free online legal materials.
Prepared by a law firm that is a member of the Lex Mundi global law firm network, this guide covers:
- Investment principles and general legal and economic considerations
- Black economic empowerment
- Trade and investment regulations
- Business entities
- Intellectual property
- Information technology
- Broadcasting and electronic communications
- Mining, oil, and gas
- Environmental law
- Constitutional law
- Dispute resolution
- Living in South Africa
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- South Africa — the country, its people and economy
- Operating a business in South Africa
- Forms of doing business in South Africa
- Principal taxes
- Taxation of domestic corporations
- Taxation of foreign corporations
- Taxation of a branch
- Taxation of partnerships
- Taxation of other business entities
- Taxation of individuals — residents
- Taxation of nonresident aliens
- Estate/inheritance/transfer and gift tax
- Intercompany pricing
- Special provisions relating to multinational corporations
- Avoidance of double taxation
Chapter 44 of this work covers the primary legal and socioeconomic issues involved in investing in or doing business in South Africa, and discusses:
- The business environment, the company-law regime, and state-owned enterprises.
- The government's emphasis on socioeconomic transformation in the country's business environment.
- The regulatory environment.
- Dispute resolution mechanisms.
A guide for lawyers to doing business in South Africa. It covers: establishing joint ventures in South Africa; establishing distribution businesses; securities law and portfolio investment; taxation; privatization; trade regulation; environmental law; and resolving commercial disputes. Although dated (it was published in 1996), this work may serve as a basic introduction to legal issues involved in conducting business in South Africa.
- Doing business In South Africa
- Political and economic environment
- Selling U.S. products and services
- Leading sectors for U.S. export and investment
- Trade regulations, customs and standards
- Investment climate
- Trade and project financing
- Business travel
- Contacts, market research and trade events