October 22, 2019

What is a Living Will?

A Living Will is a document regarding healthcare at the end of your life. It states that any treatment that would otherwise lengthen your life should […]
October 22, 2019

Shared titles, shared responsibility?

The case of Du Plooy and The Cascades Body Corporate and Another deals with a slip-and-fall incident by one of the owners in the scheme and […]
October 22, 2019

Audit and review requirements

The Companies Act No 71 of 2008 (“the Act”) has made provision for significant changes for companies with regards to the requirement to be audited or […]
October 22, 2019

Equal treatment for shareholders

Section 163 focuses specifically on the interest of minority shareholders. The protection of minority shareholders’ rights must be understood within the context of the provisions set […]
October 7, 2019

Freedom of Speech has its restrictions

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 […]
October 7, 2019

Can you deregister or terminate a Trust?

There is no provision in the Trust Property Control Act, 1988 that requires the deregistration of trusts. However, this said, it does not mean that a […]
October 7, 2019

Keep calm and sell your property

Selling your property can often cause your hands to get itchy, or ants to start roaming where they have no business being. But more often than […]
October 7, 2019

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 […]
August 7, 2019

Is resigning a get out of jail free card?

The employment relationship is based on the Law of Contract in that a Contract of Employment governs the details of the relationship as is prescribed by […]
August 7, 2019

Have you hired the wrong person for the job?

When a company grows, the number of employees grows too and while this is an exciting venture, the pressure to fill new positions may lead recruiters […]
August 7, 2019

Don’t forget to file your company annual financials

In terms of Section 33 of the Companies Act 71 of 2008 (“the Act”), read with Regulations 28, 29, 30 and 33 of the Companies Regulations […]
August 7, 2019

How to put together an exit strategy

Preparing yourself and your business for your inevitable exit from that business, whether by choice or fate, is one of the most neglected aspects we see […]