The Investigative Committee constituted by the Law Society of the Northern Provinces in South Africa has unanimously ruled that there was no unprofessional conduct by Hogan Lovells South Africa in its work for SARS concerning Jonas Makwakwa.
A mea culpa from McKinsey’s boss Kevin Sneader earlier this month increasingly appears to be hollow, especially following a City Press report over the weekend that revealed how the consultancy firm’s fleecing of Eskom and Transnet was much bigger than previously thought.
Makwakwa was a mid-level SARS employee who was plucked from obscurity and given a promotion. He then went on to completely abuse that power and together with Moyane run SARS like a tin-pot dictatorship
South African law firm Hogan Lovells today welcomed questions from Parliament on its 300+ page report on MJ Makwakwa and KA Elskie. Hogan Lovells’ South Africa Chairman, Lavery Modise, made the following comments.
A riveting half hour with anti-corruption activists Paul O’Sullivan and Lord Peter Hain who share why they’re determined to put global law firm Hogan Lovells in the dock. They say the high powered lawyers were willing accomplices in South Africa’s network of corruption.