Manuel v Sahara Computers (Pty) Ltd and another [2020] HIPR 109 (GP)

13 July 2021|Categories: Case Law & Judgements, South Africa|Tags: , , , |

Based on an article published in the media, the applicant believed that his personal information had been unlawfully obtained and disclosed, and that he had been subjected to unlawful surveillance. The article claimed that Manuel and his wife (Ramos) had been subject to unlawful surveillance, and that their personal details, including particulars of their travel arrangements, had been collected and disclosed to the respondents.

Louw and others v Stassen Uitgewers BK h/a Protea Boekhuis and others [2020] HIPR 112 (WCC)

13 July 2021|Categories: Case Law & Judgements, South Africa|Tags: , , |

At the centre of the present dispute was a book containing an exchange of letters between two brothers (“Van wyk Louw” and “WEG Louw”) who had a significant impact on the philosophical intellectual and literary heritage of Afrikaners.

Hudaco Trading (Pty) Ltd v Apex Superior Quality Parts (Pty) Ltd and others [2021] HIPR 167 (GJ)

13 July 2021|Categories: Case Law & Judgements, South Africa|Tags: , |

In 2014, the applicant (“Hudaco”) acquired the Partquip business which conducted business in the aftermarket replacement automotive parts industry and was housed in a separate division within Hudaco. The first respondent (“Apex”) was a new competitor in the market and also supplied aftermarket replacement parts to motor vehicles and industrial bearings.

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