May 18, 2018

Case update: As a Business Rescue Practitioner, what is the ranking of your claim in Business Rescue Proceedings that have failed?

Business Rescue Proceedings were introduced into our law by the Companies Act, 71 of 2008. South African companies that are financially distressed or that have been […]
May 18, 2018

Understanding the Intricacies of Project Financing

Introduction: Project Financing is a form of non-traditional lending whereby funds are provided for the development and/or exploitation of a particular asset-based project or natural resource […]
April 19, 2018

Removing the Obstacles of Access to Credit

A recent judgment handed down by the Western Cape High Court, will ultimately prompt a major shift in the credit facility landscape as it seeks to […]
April 19, 2018

A conceptual overview of the age-old acquisitive prescription of immovable property, expropriation & Section 25 of the Constitution

Governed by the Prescription Act 18 of 1943 and Prescription Act 68 of 1969, acquisitive prescription is an original form of acquisition whereby a right of […]
March 20, 2018

Case Law Update – Trinity Asset Management (Pty) Limited v Grindstone Investments 132 (Pty) Limited 2018 (1) SA 94 (CC)

On 5 September 2017, the Constitutional Court handed down a judgment in an appeal against the judgment and order of the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) […]
March 20, 2018

Class action lawsuits In South Africa – Next steps in the Listeriosis saga?

The recent outbreak of Listeriosis has affected many families in South Africa, yet there are still many questions surrounding the potential class action litigation currently looming […]
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 […]
February 21, 2018

Mediation in Family Law

Many family disputes have a high potentiality to become acrimonious, particularly where the parties are seeking a divorce. Spouses embroiled in a divorce, often become consumed […]
December 11, 2017

THE PRACTICAL COMMENCEMENT OF THE MEDIATION PROCESS

Lay persons are often uncertain about how to go about the actual commencement of the mediation process. It is in fact quite simple and easy to […]