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CGF Articles & Editorials

NEW PREFERENTIAL PROCUREMENT REGULATIONS LIKELY TO BE CHALLENGED (2017-05-15)

By Terrance M. Booysen and reviewed by Bulelwa Mabasa (Werksmans: Partner)

In his State of the Nation Address in 2017, President Jacob Zuma noted the intention of the South African government to influence the behaviour of the private sector and to drive economic transformation.  He stated that this objective would be achieved through the government playing a role in the economy through legislation, regulations, licensing, budget and procurement, as well as Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (‘B-BBEE’) imperatives.

B-BBEE: ALL ORGANISATIONS ARE AFFECTED BY BLACK ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT AND THE CODES (2015-10-27)

Article by Terrance M. Booysen and reviewed by Dr. Robin Woolley (Director: Transcend Capital)

With the release of the new Broad-Based Black Economic Codes (‘B-BBEE’) -- which became effective on 01 May 2015 -- there is no doubt that the previous Codes of Good Practice (‘the Codes’), which were launched in 2013, did not have the desired effect.

B-BBEE: COULD THE NEW CODES BE A ‘STALEMATE’? (2015-09-30)

Article by Terrance M. Booysen and reviewed by Dr. Robin Woolley (Director: Transcend Capital)

Since the introduction of the Black Economic Empowerment Act 53 of 2003 in South Africa, there has been a lot of debate regarding its relevance and impact on business and civil society.