CARMEL RICKARD: The full facts, please

A lawyer who saw that glass bottles containing Coca-Cola drinks in Kenya gave fewer details about content than plastic ones took the matter to court

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CARMEL RICKARD: A shipload of damages

A bulk carrier’s crash in Durban’s harbour has given rise to a series of complex cases regarding liability and jurisdiction

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CARMEL RICKARD: Power to the people?

Mushrooming municipal debt, and who is responsible for sorting it out, will come under the spotlight as a business forum takes Eskom to court

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CARMEL RICKARD: No easy entry into UK

A UK court has declined to accept a woman’s reluctance to engage a carer for her mother in SA as sufficient reason for allowing the mother to immigrate

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CARMEL RICKARD: Credit where it’s due

The entire nature of Zambia’s newly established credit reference system appeared to be at stake

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CARMEL RICKARD: Blow for Facebook racist

Former police officer takes his case to labour court after losing his job because of violent, anti-white comments on Julius Malema’s Facebook page

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CARMEL RICKARD: Cash in transit — king of the road

A judgment by the labour appeal court guarantees better pay and benefits for cash-in-transit employees

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CARMEL RICKARD: Legal quicksands in Western Sahara dispute

The four-decade dispute over Western Sahara could spell trouble for trade deals with Morocco

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CARMEL RICKARD: The strike dilemma

A new book explores the complex, multifaceted reasons behind increasingly violent industrial action

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CARMEL RICKARD: Laying down the law on business rescue

Recent rulings on contracts and obligations have given business rescue practitioners more clarity on what SA’s legislation actually allows for

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CARMEL RICKARD: Is this xenophobia?

Crackdown on illegal aliens may be legitimate, but it has uncomfortable echoes because of Swaziland’s absolute monarchy’s record on human rights and the rule ...

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CARMEL RICKARD: Is this how a Gupta trial could be handled?

A case involving small-scale bribes — and the sentences handed down in it — may give a clue to how possible Gupta prosecutions may unfold

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CARMEL RICKARD: Too fishy to swallow

A top EU court official’s opinion on a contract between Morocco and the EU on Western Sahara delays my tasting of real anchovies

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CARMEL RICKARD: Baaaad judgment call

A bizarre case from a sheep-farming district of the Eastern Cape emphasises the problem with ‘Shaun the Sheep’ and his prosecuting authority

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CARMEL RICKARD: Murray & Roberts's win-win judgment

Zambian supreme court ruling in favour of Murray & Roberts a boost for confidence in that country

CARMEL RICKARD: Contemptible actions

Strikes are often very violent in SA, and it’s time that companies change tack to hold unions responsible for the damage

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