White people, Foreign nationals, Permanent residents, do not qualify for a benefit under the B-BBEE Act: It is illegal conduct

MEDIA RELEASE DATE: 14 OCTOBER 2021   The B-BBEE Commission appeals to organs of state and public entities to enhance due diligence processes to detect and reject invalid B-BBEE claims made by entities during procurement, licensing, granting of economic incentives, sale of state assets or public private partnership processes to ensure compliance with the B-BBEE…

African Tuna Traders CC in Violation of the B-BBEE Act by Using Black Employees as Shareholders to obtain Fishing Rights

MEDIA RELEASE DATE: 25 November 2020   The B-BBEE Commission has found African Tuna Traders CC, Umbhalo Trading (Pty) Ltd and Homotsego Trading (Pty) Ltd to have contravened the B-BBEE Act and has since referred the findings to the Department of Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries for consideration. This is after an investigation revealed that credentials…

The Supreme court of Appeal Ruling on the Validity of the PPPFA Regulations on 2017 has no Effect on the B-BBEE Act and its Requirements

MEDIA RELEASE DATE:  04 NOVEMBER 2020   The B-BBEE Commission has noted the ruling by the Supreme Court of Appeal that declared the PPPFA Regulations of 2017 invalid and confirms that the ruling has no effect on the B-BBEE Act, as amended, and its requirements. The B-BBEE Act permits organs of state or public entities…

Deputy Minister Gina Slams Fronting Acts as sabotaging SA Transformation Agenda

MEDIA RELEASE 20 October 2020   The Deputy Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition, Ms Nomalungelo Gina has described fronting and misrepresentation of Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) status by some South African companies as a demon that shatters the transformation agenda of the country.   She addressed a webinar hosted by the B-BBEE Commission…

B-BBEE ownership transactions promise to drive economic transformation if properly managed structured

MEDIA RELEASE DATE: 30 SEPTEMBER 2020   499 major Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) transactions exceeding R25 million were submitted for registration to the B-BBEE Commission since 2017 to date, although it noted that parties often neglect to submit them within 15-days of conclusion, as per requirements of the B-BBEE Act. It is of the…

B-BBEE Commission hosts a webinar with practitioners on B-BBEE ownership structures

The Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Commission will host a webinar session on 29 September 2020 at 10h00 with practitioners that are involved in advising, negotiating or drafting of governing documents for B-BBEE ownership deals and structures for alignment with the B-BBEE Act. Panellists will share their experiences and keys compliance and governance issues emerging.…

Acquisition of Black Ownership and Method of Funding are Critical in Transforming the Economy

MEDIA RELEASE DATE: 6 AUGUST 2020   The Commissioner of the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Commission, Ms Zodwa Ntuli said the acquisition of black ownership and method of funding are critical in transforming the economy and making sure that black owners have voting rights in their acquisitions. Ms Ntuli was addressing the participants on…

B-BBEE Commission to hold a webinar on the report on Major B-BBEE Transactions

MEDIA RELEASE DATE: 4 AUGUST 2020   The B-BBEE Commission has published the 2nd Major B-BBEE Transactions Analysis Report for 2018/19 transactions based on the 95 ownership deals filed for registration, 70 of which were subsequently registered with 25 rejected due to failure to comply with the registration requirements. Therefore, the B-BBEE Commission will host…

B-BBEE implementation is imperative to creating an inclusive economy

MEDIA RELEASE DATE: 29 JULY 2020   The B-BBEE Commission hosted a Webinar session on the National Status and Trends on B-BBEE Report, Wednesday 29 July 2020. Ms Zodwa Ntuli, the B-BBEE Commissioner of the B-BBEE Commission highlighted that economic transformation remains too stagnant to create an inclusive economy, making the attainment of Vision 2030…

High Court dismissed urgent application made by RISC Technology Integration (Pty) Ltd to interdict the B-BBEE Commission from performing its functions

  MEDIA RELEASE DATE: 22 March 2020   The Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment Commission (Commission) welcomes the decision of the Gauteng Division of the High Court of South Africa (High Court) to dismiss with cost the urgent application by Risc Technology Integration (Pty) Ltd to interdict the B-BBEE Commission from implementing its decision and…