Doing Business in South Africa outlines some of the principal matters that will affect an overseas entity that proposes to establish and carry on business in South Africa.

Topics covered include: 

  • Establishing a legal entity 
  • Tax
  • Black economic empowerment
  • Exchange control
  • Anti-bribery and corruption
  • Intellectual property

All of the information included in this guide is for informational purposes only and may not reflect the most current legal and regulatory developments, judgments or settlements. This information is not offered as legal or any other advice on any particular matter.

This guide is not intended to be a comprehensive exposition of all matters that may arise when doing business in South Africa, nor of the law relating to the matters discussed. Baker McKenzie disclaims all liability to any person in respect of anything done and the consequences of anything done or permitted to be done or omitted to be done wholly or partly in reliance upon the whole or part of this guide. Before any action is taken or decision not to act is made, specific legal advice should be sought in light of the relevant circumstances and no reliance should be placed on the statements made in this guide.

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