We are pleased to share VDMA’s contribution to the Thomson Reuters Agricultural Law Global Guide entitled ‘Agricultural law in South Africa: overview’.

Thomson Reuters is a major multinational mass media and information firm founded in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and listed on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges.

VDMA’s contribution to the renowned legal publication is a Q&A guide to agricultural law in South Africa and was written by our very own Andrea Opperman, Marilize Jerling, Pieter van der Merwe, Calvin Smith, Genevieve van Zyl, Keshia de Klerk, and Jason Lance Dorning.

From the publisher’s website:

“The Q&A gives a high level overview of agricultural law in South Africa, including acquiring agricultural companies and co-operatives, competition law, land ownership and usage rights, pricing and tender processes, tax and financing, crop seed business, importing crop seeds, commercial crop production and distribution, plant variety right protection, GM crops, GM foods, importing animals, gene patents, and product liability.”

The guide can be accessed via the following link: http://uk.practicallaw.com/6-622-8796 .