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November 7, 2019

Employment Law: “Of Course I Have Experience In…”

October 2019, was Justice month as Ramaphosa signs in various new laws, one of them being CV Fraud. Do you embellish your curriculum vitae to increase your chances of procuring […]
November 7, 2019

Litigation Law: Don’t Light That Short Fuse

A client poses a question to their attorney: My ex-boyfriend (Y) saw me and my new love interest (X) at a restaurant. Y aggressively confronted me and wanted to know […]
November 7, 2019

Property Law: All For One, One For All

Where starter homes in quiet suburbs used to be the norm when it came to first buys for working professionals and young couples, it seems like J.G. Ballard’s 1975 novel, […]
November 7, 2019

Property Law: Holiday Homes Are No Holiday

Finding a holiday home isn’t as simple as choosing your favourite holiday spot and packing your bags. With the festive season around the corner, the urge to buy a holiday […]
October 1, 2019

Conveyancing Law: Western Cape Rental Considerations

In recent times the Western Cape has become the area to stay in. With the spectacular sea view or the beauty of the Karoo surrounding you, a bustling culture that […]
October 1, 2019

Dispute Resolution Law: “Accident” Does Not Mean No One Is to Blame

Duties of a reasonable driver: Among the duties of a motorist are: to keep a proper look-out, drive at a reasonable speed, observe the rule of the road (keep to […]
October 1, 2019

Employment Law: Prejudice in the Workplace – Where to Draw the Line

Due to our controversial past, South Africa has been faced with a difficult task of eradicating all forms of racial animosity and behaviour. This is a problem we often find […]
October 1, 2019

Employment Law: What Is a Company Culture?

We all know that the term “culture” is defined as the values, practices and beliefs shared by members who form a part of the same group, but what does “company […]
September 17, 2019

Family Law: Quality and Affordable Health Care For All?

The National Health Insurance Bill was approved by Cabinet in 2017. The date for implementation of the NHI is 2025. The government formulated the National Health Insurance (NHI) in order […]
September 17, 2019

Commercial Law: Shareholders’ Agreements in a Nutshell

A shareholders’ agreement sets out how a private company should be operated and regulates the various shareholders’ rights and obligations. It is therefore important that a shareholders’ agreement be concluded […]
September 17, 2019

Commercial Law: Shareholders’ Agreements in a Nutshell

A shareholders’ agreement sets out how a private company should be operated and regulates the various shareholders’ rights and obligations. It is therefore important that a shareholders’ agreement be concluded […]
August 7, 2019

Commercial Law: The Business Judgment Rule – When is it Applicable?

When running a business there are going to be times where the directors in charge will have to make difficult decisions and take risks in order to either save the […]
November 28, 2018

Commercial Law: Aandele Met of Sonder Pariwaarde

Ingevolge die Maatskappywet No 61 van 1973 (“die ou Wet”) kon die aandelekapitaal van ’n maatskappy in aandele met pariwaarde (hierdie aandele staan ook bekend as nominale waarde aandele) of […]
April 12, 2018

Commercial Law : New requirements to re-instate a company or close corporation

A company or close corporation may be deregistered upon request from the company or close corporation or any other third party. A company or close corporation may also be re-instated. […]
October 31, 2017

IT&IP Law: Local is good

You’re excited. Your business website is about to be launched. Your new website is in its final stages of testing, and then your website developer asks you: “We’ve added footer […]
October 31, 2017

Commercial Law: Making money with Airbnb? Tax and other issues

Airbnb is an increasingly popular and lucrative way for residential property owners to earn extra income from short-term rentals of spare rooms, holiday houses, apartments and the like. Bear in […]
August 21, 2017

Commercial Law: Starting a business? The business trust option

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started” (Mark Twain) That’s great advice from Mark Twain, so if you are sure that you are cut out for the exciting, hurly-burly […]
May 11, 2017

Creditors: Your special notarial bond is good for 30 years

Some good news for creditors here – the SCA (Supreme Court of Appeal) has just held that a 30 year prescription period applies to special notarial bonds. That’s important because […]
July 4, 2016

Tax season starts 1 july: your deadlines

SARS has published the new Tax Season deadlines for individuals. Your important dates for filing your ITR12 Tax Return Form for the period 1 March 2015 to 29 February 2016 […]
July 4, 2016

Starting a business? The partnership option

“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much” (Helen Keller) In our last article in the series “Choosing the right legal entity for your business” we looked […]
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