February 21, 2018

Case update: The importance of following the correct cancelation clause in a contract

One of the most important terms of a contract is the lex commissoria or ‘cancellation clause’, which sets out the process to be followed when an […]
January 30, 2018

Shop closed: How to deregister a company or CC

When the time has come to close shop, a company or close corporation may be deregistered upon request from the company or close corporation or any […]
January 30, 2018

Is Uber legal?

Following the death of one of Uber’s employees due to clashes between Uber drivers and taxi drivers, the Department of Labour has clarified its position in […]
December 11, 2017

NAVIGATING THE COMMUNITY SCHEME OMBUD

Most sectional title owners would have noted that since October 2016 there has been an additional levy on their monthly invoices, allocated toward the Community Scheme […]
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 […]
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

DEBT RELIEF FOR OVER-INDEBTED CONSUMERS

Borrowing money has become easy in today’s society. Many consumers are over-indebted in that they are unable to pay their financial obligations timeously. Many consumers over-commit […]
May 24, 2017

PRODUCT LIABILITY UNDER THE CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT

Section 61 of the Consumer Protection Act, 2008 (“CPA”) provides that producers, importers, distributors and/or retailers of goods (collectively the “Supplier(s)”) may be held liable for […]
May 24, 2017

VAT LIABILITY FOR NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS

On 10 February 2017, South African Revenue Service (‘SARS’) passed a Binding General Ruling(VAT) 41 (‘BGR 41’) which deals with the VAT treatment of the activities […]