Should an employee be criminally charged in respect of conduct that happened at the employee’s workplace, the question can arise as to whether the employer is now prohibited from proceeding with disciplinary action against the employee given the pending criminal charges.
Increasingly chatbots, search engines and artificial intelligence-driven engagement platforms have been in the news, often for the amazing capabilities they demonstrated, but sometimes also for the dangers they pose. This raises the question of how far lawyers can go in relying on these incredible AI interfaces to help them get answers and enhance their work.
Dividend stripping has been under the watchful eyes of the South African Revenue Service (“SARS”) for some time. As a highly technical topic, we will take a look in this article only at the anti-dividend stripping rules that may apply to dividend stripping.