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  1. Partners not adversaries : adopting the EITI towards effective collective governance to improve the extractive industry in South Africa
    Van Straaten, Tanagra Martha, 2017-04-26T11:51:56Z, University of Pretoria
    On 16 August 2012, 34 mine workers were killed at Marikana, South Africa, following a stand-off with the South African Police as a direct result of a wage dispute with a multinational mining company. The Marikana tragedy has highlighted the abject poverty suffered by mining-affected communities, wit ...
  2. State-owned entities and the impact on competition law
    Van Wyk, Bianca Idalina, 2017-04-26T11:51:56Z, University of Pretoria
    The South African Competition Act 89 of 1998, as amended addresses an array of principles and issues surrounding competition policy. However, it has become apparent that the Act remains silent regarding state-aid and moreover state owned entities in relation to competition law. This paper analyses t ...
  3. The South African Corporate Leniency Policy as a legal instrument in the fight against anti-competitive behaviour
    Van Zyl, Ebenhaezer Hendrik, 2017-04-26T11:51:57Z, University of Pretoria
    Cartels are regarded as the most egregious of all competition law contraventions because of the harm they inflict on consumer welfare. To add insult to injury cartel enforcement is notoriously difficult because of the secretive nature of cartels. The traditional investigative tools provided by compe ...
  4. To IOT or not IOT : a critical analysis of the key legal considerations applicable in internet of things of implementations in the mining industry
    Wessels, Carina Helena, 2017-04-26T11:51:57Z, University of Pretoria
    The research introduces the fourth industrial revolution philosophically, exploring the application of innovation and automation in broad terms and the Internet of Things (IoT) specifically within the mining industry. It explains the business and societal motivation for such interventions, highlight ...
  5. The tax implications of Bitcoin in South Africa
    Wicht, Melissa Sophia, 2017-04-26T11:51:57Z, University of Pretoria
    Bitcoin is a virtual crypto-currency that exists solely in electronic form.1 Bitcoin was first launched in 2009 by Satoshi Nakamoto, which is an alias for a programmer or group of programmers.2 Bitcoin is defined as ?a digital, decentralized, partially anonymous currency, not backed by any governmen ...
  6. The concept of "control" in merger regulation in terms of the Competition Act 89 of 1998
    Cavanagh, Donovan James, 2017-04-26T11:51:57Z, University of Pretoria
    This dissertation undertakes an investigation into the correlations between the provisions of the Competition Act 89 of 1998 and that of the Companies Act 71 of 2008 with regards to what each of the aforementioned Acts defines as ?control?. There is a symbiotic relationship between the domains of co ...
  7. An assessment of the impact of Zimbabwe"s mining policy legislative and institutional framework on acquisition and oversight on diamond mining rights
    Zhuwarara, Selina Kudzai, 2017-04-26T11:51:58Z, University of Pretoria
    Mineral resources play a significant role in many economies and the turn of the 21st century has seen a number of countries reviewing their mineral resources frameworks through various means. These reviews and amendments have been termed ?resource nationalism? which can be defined as a range of meas ...
  8. An ecofeminist ethics of care approach to rhinoceros protection in South Africa
    Cross, Carin Lesley, 2017-04-26T11:51:58Z, University of Pretoria
    This poem tells the heart wrenching story of the plight of the rhinoceros.1 Hughes paints a picture of the powerful rhinoceros who is disappearing. Vanishing really quickly due to the poaching epidemic. As a result all that is left is the skeleton, an empty shell of what the dominant rhinoceros used ...