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February 29, 2024

Let’s Talk E-signatures

1. Introduction The new age of technology and globalisation has prompted many international and local companies to new ways of conducting business without compromising the legality and compliance aspects of […]
February 29, 2024

Budget 2024: Your Tax Tables and Tax Calculator

How much will you be paying in income tax, petrol and sin taxes? Use Fin 24’s four-step Budget Calculator here to find out. The unchanged transfer duty and tax tables, with a […]
February 29, 2024

Claiming Against a Deceased Grandparent’s Estate

It is generally known that both parents bear the duty to support their dependant children according to their financial means and the needs of the child.  This common law duty […]
February 29, 2024

Property Sales: “Conditional Acceptance” of an Offer is Not Acceptance, It’s Rejection

“The conditional acceptance of an offer amounts to rejection of same and not the conclusion of a contract, but may be a counter–offer.” (Extract from judgment below) A good offer […]
January 31, 2024

The Possible Legal Risks Associated with AI In Business

Historically, interchangeable terms such as robots, automated decision-making and artificial intelligence (“A.I”) would be terms one would generally associate with the future. Technology that businesses or private individuals would only […]
January 31, 2024

Why Buyers Should Ask for Building Plans (and Why Sellers Should Supply Them)

“No person shall without the prior approval in writing of the local authority in question, erect any building in respect of which plans and specifications are to be drawn and […]
January 31, 2024

A Valentine’s Day Thought for Life Partners: What is a “Universal Partnership”?

“Marriage is the chief cause of divorce” (Groucho Marx) This Valentine’s Day, think about the legal aspects of your romantic relationship. They’re a lot less exciting than the traditional declarations […]
January 31, 2024

“Pay Extra for My Generator or I’ll Cut You Off During Loadshedding”. Can a Landlord Do That?

Loadshedding continues to plague us and our businesses, and when tenants are connected during power cuts to their landlord’s alternative power source – such as a generator – it is […]
January 9, 2024

Why Property Developers Should Consider Registering A Trade Mark

It is no surprise that the past several years have shown a significant surge in residential estate developments throughout South Africa. This remarkable growth shows a clear demand for such […]
January 9, 2024

Moonlighting Without Consent is Misconduct – A Firing Offence

“…moonlighting as a matter of principle is unacceptable…” (extract from judgment) Up to a quarter of all middle-class South Africans are reported to “moonlight”, that is to run a part-time […]
January 31, 2024

The Possible Legal Risks Associated with AI In Business

Historically, interchangeable terms such as robots, automated decision-making and artificial intelligence (“A.I”) would be terms one would generally associate with the future. Technology that businesses or private individuals would only […]
May 26, 2022

IT/IP Law: Has Your Business Contemplated the Risks of Using Open Source Software (OSS)?

Open Source Software (“OSS”) is an area of computer science with a rather rich history. OSS has been a part of the computer landscape for a long time however, its […]
February 21, 2022

WEBSITE COMPLIANCE: Why Should My Website Comply With Data Protection Legislation?

WEBSITE DATA PROTECTION OBLIGATIONS! We have the expertise to assist. Why Should My Website Comply With Data Protection Legislation? The necessity and importance of your business having policies in place […]
December 7, 2021

Information Technology/IT Law: Does Your Business Have a Promotion of Access to Information Act Manual (‘PAIA Manual’)?

Lately there has been a great deal of talk on whether organisations need to have a PAIA manual and whether they must have such manual published on their website. Section […]