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 […]
May 24, 2017

COFFEE WITH NOORI EDROS

Who is Noori Edros?   I am an ambitious and career-driven litigation attorney with a passion for local government law. I describe myself as being a […]
May 24, 2017

COFFEE WITH CARLA BATT

Who is Carla Batt? I knew from a very young age that I wanted to practice law. Being a born and bred Capetonian, studying at Stellenbosch […]
May 24, 2017

MEDIATION AND THE PREVENTION OF ILLEGAL EVICTION FROM AND UNLAWFUL OCCUPATION OF LAND ACT, NO. 19 OF 1998.

South African legislation appears to make provision for the practice and benefits of mediation outside of the typical family, labour and commercial law arenas.[1] The popular […]
May 24, 2017

EQUAL PAY FOR EQUAL WORK

On 1 August 2014, the Employment Equity Amendment Act No 47 of 2013 (“EEAA”) was promulgated into law, supported by a new set of Employment Equity […]