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 […]
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 […]
May 24, 2017

CASE NOTE – LAUBSCHER N.O V DUPLAN AND ANOTHER [2016] ZACC 44:

On the 30 November 2016 the Constitutional Court dismissed an application for leave to appeal an order of the Pretoria High Court, concerning the intestate succession […]
May 24, 2017

MANAGING DIRECTOR’S MESSAGE

I take this opportunity to thank our valued clients whose continued patronage and confidence in our services inspire our firm and its attorneys to provide accurate […]
May 24, 2017

INCIDENTAL CREDIT AGREEMENTS: DEMYSTIFYING THE NATIONAL CREDIT ACT 34 OF 2005 (THE “NCA”)

The quagmire of the NCA The NCA was promulgated primarily with the intention of regulating the credit industry, as well as ensuring the protection of consumers […]
May 24, 2017

“PSSSSSST… HAVE YOU CONSIDERED MEDIATION”?

Mediation is a process in which parties to a dispute endeavour to reach a settlement though negotiations[1] facilitated by an independent third party (the ‘mediator’).[2] Through […]
May 24, 2017

THE ADVENT OF THE THIRD GENERATION SECTIONAL TITLE LEGISLATION – IMPLICATIONS FOR OWNERS

Background to Sectional Title Property: The South Africa legislature has recognised the need for a regulatory regime governing the vertical ownership of property. Prior to 1971, […]
May 24, 2017

COFFEE WITH ASHLEY ADRIAANS

“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe […]