November 16, 2017

CRYPTOCURRENCY AND TAXATION

Bitcoin and related cryptocurrencies have become increasingly popular, and continue to grow significantly in value. Cryptocurrencies are decentralised and unregulated digital currencies that can be bought […]
November 16, 2017

MUNICIPAL DEBTS OF PREVIOUS OWNERS –
PROPERTY LAW UPDATE

Section 118 of the Municipal Systems Act (“MSA”) has been the cause of a lot of concern for home owners as this section is interpreted to […]
November 16, 2017

INTERPRETING NON-VARIATION CLAUSES OF A CONTRACT ALONGSIDE THE ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS AND TRANSACTIONS ACT 25 OF 2002 (“ECTA”)

Having been promulgated in April of 2006 the ECTA is by no means a novel piece of legislation. The ECTA seeks, among other things, to provide […]
November 16, 2017

FESTIVE SEASON SAFETY AWARENESS

It’s that time of the year again –The season of joy, festivities and good times is upon us.  Like most people, we tend to ease up […]
October 23, 2017

Charging employees at disciplinary proceedings

Employers must be cautious in formulating charges against employees at disciplinary hearings. The employer must provide details of all disciplinary charges levelled against the employee and […]
October 23, 2017

Awareness of the practice and applicability of mediation in civil law

As briefly canvassed by the writer in a former article, awareness appears to be the biggest hindrance to the wide-spread use of mediation in the civil […]
October 23, 2017

Protection of security or title interest of a third party when a business rescue practitioner disposes of property belonging to the company

When a company becomes financially distressed, it is placed under business rescue. Section 128(b) of the Companies Act 71 of 2008 (“the Act”) defines business rescue […]
October 23, 2017

Trust

What is a Trust ? A trust is a fiduciary arrangement that allows a third party, or trustee, to hold assets on behalf of a beneficiary or […]
September 28, 2017

MEDIATION AND ARBITRATION IN MEDICAL HEATH
CARE DISPUTES

South African heath care disputes resulting in litigation are constantly increasing, with medical malpractices on the rise. Statistics confirmed by the Medical Protection Society has shown […]