It's one thing to focus on SA's long-term prospects. Be careful not to miss the forest for the trees. But what's to be done when the forest suddenly goes up in flames? asks Ron Derby.
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The Financial Sector Conduct Authority has warned the public against a business which calls itself Moneyweb Private Bank, saying it is "fraudulently using" the logo of the financial news website to solicit investments.
African Media Entertainment has made an offer to buy Moneyweb for between R27.5m and R30m and plans to delist it from the JSE on August 7 2017.
Moneyweb has reported a headline loss of R4.91m for the financial year ended June 30 2016 and the basic and diluted loss per share increased by 63%.
Online business publication Moneyweb’s claim that Fin24 committed “plagiarism on an industrial scale” is extravagant, the South Gauteng High Court has ruled.
The South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg has struck down allegations by business publication Moneyweb that its rival Fin24 is guilty of copyright infringement and has ordered Moneyweb to pay 70% of Fin24's legal costs.
Three media groups have asked a court to dismiss an urgent interdict brought against them by SAA to prevent publication of a board memorandum.
There is more to a story than just writing down information, it has emerged in the copyright dispute between Moneyweb and Fin24 in the High Court in Johannesburg.
How journalists compile their articles is in the spotlight as Media24's lawyers argue that Moneyweb has not shown "originality" in a copyright battle between the two.
The copyright dispute between Moneyweb and Media24 has moved to comparing articles in the High Court in Johannesburg.
Two South African media companies are due to slug it out in the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg over claims of copyright infringement.
Caxton shareholders is set on accepting a share-swap offer from African Media Entertainment in which it will acquire Moneyweb.
Moneyweb has made a profit before tax of R314 000 for the six months ended 31 December 2016.
Moneyweb’s contention that Fin24 infringed copyright law on two stories at the heart of the copyright case has been deemed invalid by a judge in the South Gauteng High Court.
The copyright ruling vindicates Media24's conviction that its conduct was fair and lawful, says Media24 CEO Esmaré Weideman.
JSE-listed Moneyweb says it will likely report a decrease of between 675% and 696% in headline earnings per share for the six month period ended 31 December 2015.
After having posted a net loss of R2.6m in its previous financial year, Moneyweb has posted a net loss of R3m for the financial year which ended June 30 2015.
Yet another of the seven articles at the heart of Moneyweb's copyright case it has brought against Fin24, is dissected in court.
The Copyright Act has not kept up with the internet age, counsel for Media24 has said in the company's defence after Moneywebhas accused it of using its stories.
The copyright battle between Moneyweb and Media24 has started in the High Court in Johannesburg, with Moneyweb's counsel taking the lead.
The court case between Moneyweb and Fin24 for alleged plagiarism, copyright infringement and unfair competition is finally due to start.
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