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Submitted by Angela Matthewson For the second year running, Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group has been identified as the leading legal adviser in Africa by both deal value and number of transactions at the annual Cell C DealMakers awards ceremony held in Johannesburg last night.   The Dealmakers’ league tables show that the deals attributed to

Mudau credits his accounting teacher, the late Mr Sabatha, as the person who first introduced his class to the chartered accountancy [CA (SA)] profession in the eighth grade. Coincidentally, in the same high school class sat his close friend Justice Muhanelwa, who also qualified as a CA (SA), and is now his business partner at

KPMG in South Africa has been ranked as South Africa’s top employer for business students for the fourth year in a row by Universum’s “World’s Most Attractive Employer” survey. The company also received top honours in the Main Field of Study in the business and commerce category.   Universum, a global talent consultant, develops its global index

The Curator of African Bank yesterday announced that the proposed restructuring of African Bank has received the overwhelming support of its creditors. This is a significant milestone in the delivery of the African Bank restructuring. Subject to a number of conditions being fulfilled, the target effective date for the commencement of the Good Bank operations and


Shamla Pather and Patrick Forbes have been appointed as directors of Garlicke & Bousfield Inc.  hamla obtained a BProc from the University of Durban-Westville in 1994 and, after serving articles, was admitted as an attorney in 1998. She then joined a local law firm as a professional assistant becoming a partner in 2003.In 2015 Shamla

What are your thoughts on being voted by a panel of your peers to be The South African Professional of the year 2014 at the South African Professional Services Awards (SAPSA)? The news was both humbling and surprising. This kind of recognition is unexpected, much like the two honorary doctorates that have been conferred upon

South African President Jacob Zuma referred proposed changes to the country’s mining and energy legislation back to Parliament, saying they may violate the nation’s constitution. The 2002 Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill was passed by lawmakers last year and referred to Zuma for assent and signing into law. Proposals included giving the state

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