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 […]
September 28, 2017

UNFAIR SUSPENSION AND YOUR RIGHT TO A FAIR HEARING

If you believe that you have been unfairly suspended by your employer, it is wise to be aware of your legal rights and the recourse that […]
September 18, 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 […]
September 18, 2017

INCORPORATING SHARE INCENTIVE SCHEMES IN YOUR COMPANY

What is a Share Incentive Scheme?  A Share Incentive Scheme is a system used by companies to grant their employees an option to obtain certain classes […]
September 18, 2017

THE FICA AMENDMENT ACT AND ITS AFFECT ON BUSINESSES:

The Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment Act 1 of 2017 (the FICA Amendment Act), was published in Government Gazette 40821 of 2 May 2017. This serves to […]
September 18, 2017

LANDLORD’S HYPOTHEC OVER TENANTS BELONGINGS

The landlord’s tacit hypothec is a form of a real right recognised in law. The hypothec is understood to be “tacit” because it is implied without […]
May 24, 2017

DISPOSING OF THE GREATER PART OF A COMPANY’S ASSETS OR UNDERTAKING

In terms of section 112(2) of the Companies Act, a company may not dispose of all or the greater part of its assets or undertaking (Disposal) […]
May 24, 2017

STRICT LIABILITY CLAIMS IN CONSUMER – SUPPLIER RELATIONSHIPS

In our common law a manufacturer could not traditionally be held strictly liable (without having to prove fault in a delictual claim, as affirmed in the […]
May 24, 2017

PROJECT MANAGEMENT TIPS FOR CROSS-BORDER DEALS

Managing a cross-border finance transaction can be a very time-consuming and costly affair. You can, however, save time by instructing a good legal project management team […]