Recently we were requ...
The publication of this Bill, which we expect will...
First time buyers are often intimidated at the prospect of purchasing their first home. As this is one of the most significant capital investments you’re likely to make, the concern is certai...
“Adultery…. is unhappily of most frequent occurrence, and although the reports of divorce cases are daily published in the newspapers, the authorities take not notice of the office. It...
We are all looking forward to the festive season which is less than three months away. Some of us will be privileged enough to trade the concrete jungles for the green hills of the Lowveld or the o...
An area of taxation that has become increasingly important is so-called “transfer pricing”. The term ‘transfer price’ is generally understood to mean ‘the amount...
We have all seen those television shows in which an unassuming individual (“Mr. X”) is served with a summons and the show quickly builds up to a trial in which the attorney (normally a ...
In a ground-breaking judgment, the Western Cape High Court ruled that the manner in which judgment creditors obtain emolument attachment orders (EAOs) against debtors are unconstitutional and &ldqu...
Do you lease a residential dwelling to tenants? Well then you should probably take special cognisance of the Rental Housing Amendment Act 35 of 2014 (“the Act”) which is expected to com...
The importance of the distinction between these concepts is demonstrated by the sentiments of Denis Healey who once said: “The difference between tax avoidance and tax evasion is the thicknes...
In this newsletter, we provide an overview of a recent matter attended to by our firm (with the consent of our client) as an illustrative example as to the manner in which one may go about seeking ...
The National Credit Regulator’s (NCR) annual report does not make for pleasant reading. In fact, it paints a picture of a credit industry under severe stress. 44.2% of credit active ind...
Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray...
There are a number of circumstances in terms of which a director may become ineligible or disqualified to hold the office of director in a company. These circumstances are set out in the Co...
In our previous edition of the newsletter, we dealt with the consequences of deregistration of entities by the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (“CIPC”) as well as the eff...
This newsletter is the second and final document in the series pertaining to the topic above.
This newsletter will be the first in our series pertaining to the rights afforded to shareholders by the Companies Act No. 71 of 2008 (“the Com...
How many years can some people exist before they're allowed to be free?
Blowing in the Wind, Bob Dylan
Do persons have a righ...
No doubt clients have at some or othe...
In this, our penultimate edition in our series of newsletters regarding POPI, we continue with our discussion on the 8 principles relating to the processing of personal information encapsul...
In our previous edition, we dealt with the vitally important question: “To whom does the Protection of Personal Information Bill (&ldquo...