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Court ruling on ‘once empowered, always empowered’ principle brings certainty to the mining industry

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The High Court’s judgment earlier this week in support of the ‘once empowered, always empowered’ principle will provide clarity for the mining industry, which will contribute to greater investor confidence, says law firm Webber Wentzel. The High Court on Wednesday ruled that mining right holders will be able to retain their empowerment status, even if their empowerment partners dispose of their stake in the firm.
 
 
 
 
 

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