Conference papers presented

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Name

Title of conference, place & date

Title of Paper

Barnard, J

Bi-Annual University of Pretoria International Consumer Law Conference

26 - 27 September 2018

Pretoria, South Africa

“The role of the courts in Consumer Protection Law: A comparative perspective” (co-presented with Miscenic, E: University of Rijeka, Croatia)

South Africa’s Property Law Teachers Colloquium

1 - 2 November 2018

University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa

“For whom the bell tolls: The application of section 14 of the Consumer Protection Act on the lease of residential property”

Barnard, J and Van Heerden, CM

20th International Consumer Law and Regulation Conference

14 - 15 May 2018

London, UK

“The regulation of Alternative Dispute Resolution Institutions in Consumer Redress and Enforcement: A South African Perspective”

Botha, MM

10th Private Law and Social Justice Conference: Rethinking Private law and Social Justice post-Mandela                        

6 - 7 August 2018

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth, South Africa

“The long walk to economic freedom: the plight of workers in the advancement of economic and participation rights”

XXII World Congress of the International Society for Labour and Social Security Law (ISLSSL) on “Transformations of Work: Challenges for the National Systems of Labour Law and Social Security”                

4 - 7 September 2018

Turin, Italy

“Exploring innovative solutions to extend labour and social protection to women workers in the informal economy” (co-presented with Fourie, E: University of Johannesburg, Olivier M: University of Western Australia/Northwest University, Kalula, E: University of Cape Town and Smit, N: Stellenbosch University)

Invited speaker at the Public Service Commission                                                 

29 October 2018

Public Service Commission, Pretoria

“Understanding the causes and impact of unfair treatment on labour relations and organisational performance”

SLTSA Conference                                       

11 - 13 July 2018

Cape Town

“Decolonising the labour law curriculum in the new world of work” (co-presented with Fourie, E: University of Johannesburg)

Brits, R

Annual meeting of the Association for Law, Property and Society (ALPS)            

31 May – 2 June 2018

Maastricht, The Netherlands

“Compulsory debt reorganisation in South African mortgage law: towards a ‘sharing’ model”

Cassim, F

Invited Address at 10th National SARIPA Conference on Business Rescue and Insolvency

15 – 16 November 2018

Cape Town, South Africa

“The Legal Position of the Landlord during Business Rescue” presented on the “Panel on Proposed Areas for Amendment – Insolvency and Business Rescue”

Coetzee, H

Bi-Annual University of Pretoria International Consumer Law Conference

26 - 27 September 2018

Pretoria, South Africa

“Evaluation of the Proposed Debt Intervention Measure”

Fritz, C

4th Annual ATRN conference

10 - 12 September 2018

Ifrane, Morocco

“Taxpayer revolt: withholding taxes due vs SARS’ right of recourse against a defaulting taxpayer” (co-presented with Van Zyl, SP: UNISA)

Tax Simplification Symposium                 

10 - 11 October 2018

Johannesburg, South Africa

“The taxpayers’ right to tax simplification: A South African case study” (co-presented Olsen, N: Taxpayer Advocate, USA and Mkhawane, E: CEO, Tax Ombud, SA)

Fifth Annual International Mercantile Law Conference                                                   

31 October – 1 November 2018

University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa

“Tax preference in insolvency proceedings: various permutations”

SLTSA Conference                                      

11-13 July 2018

Cape Town

“Reconsidering the ‘Pay now, argue later’ approach in relation to disputed taxes - lessons from Canada, New Zealand and Australia”

Morajane, T

Fifth Annual International Mercantile Law Conference

31 October – 1 November 2018

University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa

“Insiders for insider trading purposes in South Africa”

Papadopoulos, S

 

Law Schools Global League, Chair of New Tech and the Law Research Group                                                            

24 - 27 July 2018

Madrid, Spain

“Can consumer protection law/(s) hold the key to unlocking 'fair use' in IP law and digital rights management? RSA perspectives”

“Uber a Case Study for South Africa - What’s the Uber uproar about”

Bi-Annual University of Pretoria International Consumer Law Conference                                                   

26 - 27 September 2018

Pretoria, South Africa

“Good bot, bad bot:  An evaluation of the use of social media bot accounts from a South African legal perspective” (co-presented with De Canha, JJ: University of Pretoria postgraduate student)

Renke, S

Bi-Annual University of Pretoria International Consumer Law Conference                                                     

26 - 27 September 2018

Pretoria, South Africa

“Credit consumers are not sovereign: why responsible lending could be the answer” (co-presented with Asheela, N: University of Namibia)

Van Eck, S

ILERA 8th Regional Congress                     

7 - 9 May 2018

Mauritius

“Uber drivers: Who is (or is not) the Employer - The Mother company or the subsidiary?”

SLTSA Conference                                      

11 - 13 July 2018

Cape Town

“The parties employment relationship: a comparative analysis” (co-presented with Van Staden, M)

 

2017

Presenter(s)

Title of paper

Conference details

Brits R

“The remedies for reckless credit in terms of the National Credit Act and their impact on mortgage law”

South African Property Law Teachers Colloquium, Stellenbosch University, 2 to3 November 2017

“Residential mortgage foreclosure: taking stock of developments since the Jaftha case”

Private Law and Social Justice Conference 2017, Nelson Mandela University, Port Elizabeth, 21 to 22 August 2017

“The application of constitutional property law to insolvency law in South Africa”

SARCPL International Conference in Property Law, Stellenbosch University, 31 July to 1 August 2017

Cassim F

“The Authority of Company Directors Revisited”

Atiner International Conference, Athens 2017

Delport P

"Company Rules”

 

Specialist Committee of Company Law International Symposium, Johannesburg  25 and 26 August 2017

Gerber S

“Transformation of the South African Credit Market: Reckless Credit and Partnerships”

9th Annual Private Law and Social Justice Conference, Port Elizabeth

 

Morajane T

Corporate Liability in Respect of the Offence of Insider Trading: Aspects of S v Western Areas Ltd & Others 2004 (4) SA 591 (W) – Revisited in the Light of the Current Dispensation”

Fourth Annual International Mercantile Law Conference, 1-3 November 2017, University of Bloemfontein, Bloemfontein

 

Chokuda C

“Personal liability of directors under the oppression remedy in section 163 of the Companies Act 2008”

Fourth Annual International Mercantile Law Conference, 1to3 November 2017, University of Bloemfontein, Bloemfontein

Botha MM

“Corporate Social Responsibility and product recalls”

 

16 to 19 July 2017 (Porte Alegre, Brazil)

“Achieving transformation and social justice in Higher Education: The conundrum faced by senior managerial employees and their role in industrial action”

9th Private Law and Social Justice Conference: Private law and the transformation imperative held in Port Elizabeth, South Africa at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University 21-22 August 2017

Church

“Aspects of the Interface Between Competition Law and the Promotion of Small and Medium Enterprises (Smes)”.

Fourth Annual International Mercantile Law Conference 1to 3 November 2017 | Bloemfontein, South Africa

Van Heerden C

“Colloquium on financial consumer protection: insights from the US”

22 February 2017-Alpine Attitude, Atterbury , Pretoria  - hosted and presented

“Consumer Protection: The Case of Ford Kuga”

DTI-28 February 2017, DTI Campus, Pretoria

“Colloquium on Twin Peaks” -

28 September 2017-CSIR, Pretoria-hosted and presented

“The impact of the National Credit Act on Set-off”

Annual Banking Law Update (ABLU) 25 October 2017-Sandton

Papadopolous S

Summary of findings on Big Data and impact on the law, of the New Technologies and the Law Group?

Report on research activities Mexico City, Mexico 17/07- 21/07 -

Fritz C

“Appointed third party – Intricacies in the taxpayer-third party relationship”

Ninth Annual Private Law and Social Justice Conference, August 2017 hosted by the Nelson Mandela University, Port Elizabeth

“Taxpayers’ payment obligation pending dispute resolution - Approaches of South Africa and Nigeria”

International Annual Mercantile Law Conference, November 2017, hosted by the University of Bloemfontein, Bloemfontein, South Africa.

 

“Accountants’ tax privilege – a stretch too far for South Africa?”

Australasian Tax Teachers Association Conference, January 2017, hosted by the University of Victoria, Wellington, New Zealand.

Fritz CT

“Winding of Digital Assets - Is there a need to regulate and provide protection in South Africa? “

 

International Annual Mercantile Law Conference, November 2017, hosted by the University of Bloemfontein, Bloemfontein, South Africa

“Adoption - Protecting the Rights of the Child”

Ninth Annual Private Law and Social Justice Conference, August 2017 hosted by the Nelson Mandela University, Port Elizabeth

Van Eck BPS

 “Freedom of Association and the Right to Strike: Thoughts on International Fundamental Rights and the Situation in South Africa”

 

Labour Law Research Network (LLRN3 2017), 25-27 June 2017, University of Toronto, Canada

 

Barnard J

“Global trends in product recall”.

March 2017 at the DTI workshop

“Unfair commerical practices"

International Annual Mercantile Law Conference, November 2017, hosted by the University of Bloemfontein, Bloemfontein, South Africa

"Social justice and the responsibility of suppliers regarding product recall"

Ninth Annual Private Law and Social Justice Conference, August 2017 hosted by the Nelson Mandela University, Port Elizabeth

Joubert EP

This balancing act between Insolvency Law, Company Law and Labour Law – where does South Africa fit into the realm of employment protection legislation”

International Annual Mercantile Law Conference, November 2017, hosted by the University of Bloemfontein, Bloemfontein, South Africa

 

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