HSF Briefs

Helen Suzman Foundation | Apr 08, 2015
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The National Assembly’s Finance Standing Committee Fakes It
Aug 22, 2018
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Charles Simkins

On 14 August 2018, representatives of the World Bank presented their ‘systematic country diagnostic’ report entitled An incomplete transition: Overcoming the legacy of exclusion to the National Assembly’s Finance Standing Committee.

Section 25 Of The Constitution - What Happens Next?
Aug 20, 2018
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Charles Simkins

The purpose of this brief is to set out the framework within which developments in relation to the potential amendment of Section 25 of the Constitution will unfold, in relation to expropriation without compensation.

The Davis Tax Committee Wealth Tax Report - An Overview
Jul 26, 2018
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Charles Collocott

In anticipation of the Davis Tax Committee Wealth Tax Report, the HSF published a series of briefs last year on a wealth tax and whether it was viable method to raise revenue in South Africa. In March this year the Davis Tax Committee published its report on the matter, which this brief considers in the light of the HSF’s work.

Eskom’s 2018 Financial Results
Jul 24, 2018
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Anton van Dalsen

This brief provides a commentary on the main features of Eskom’s 2018 annual financial statements, released on 23 July 2018.

Whistle-blower Protection: Does South Africa Match Up? - Part IV
Jul 19, 2018
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Cherese Thakur

This brief is the fourth in a four part series. The first two briefs consider South Africa's legislative provisions for the protection of whistle blowers against Transparency International's Best Practice Guidelines for Whistleblowing Legislation. The third and fourth briefs discuss procedures and systems which can be used to ensure that those who report wrongdoing are shielded from needless detriment.

Whistle-blower Protection: Does South Africa Match Up? - Part III
Jul 19, 2018
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Cherese Thakur

This brief is the third in a four part series. The first two briefs consider South Africa's legislative provisions for the protection of whistle blowers against Transparency International's Best Practice Guidelines for Whistleblowing Legislation ("TI Guidelines"). The third and fourth briefs discuss procedures and systems which can be used to ensure that those who report wrongdoing are shielded from needless detriment.