November 15, 2018

WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO DEAL WITH COLLATION IN YOUR WILL?

The South Africa common law presumption of collation (collatio bonorum) is alive and well. This presumption is rooted in the belief that a testator intended that […]
October 26, 2018

TREASURY TAKES STEPS TO REGULATE CRYPTOCURRENCIES

We have previously explored the notion of cryptocurrencies and the regulation thereof. A theme which has permeated the conversation and analysis by commentators is the disruptive […]
October 26, 2018

CASE SUMMARY: ABSA BANK V MOKEBE ET AL

It is an economic reality that most citizens who acquire immovable property are unable to afford to pay the cash price of such property due to […]
October 26, 2018

THE APPLICATION OF ESTA IN EVICTIONS

All evictions in South African law (whether it be for a defaulting tenant or an unlawful occupier of land), are governed by the Prevention of Illegal […]
September 26, 2018

BEFORE LEASING, INCLUDE THESE IN THE AGREEMENT

If you consider leasing out your property, it is important not to overlook any requirement and expectations you may have of the incoming tenant. A basic […]
September 26, 2018

MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING: BINDING AND ENFORCEABLE OR NOT?

There is a common misconception that MOUs are always non-binding. MOUs can in fact be binding, non-binding or partly binding and partly non-binding, it all depends […]
September 26, 2018

WHAT ARE THE LIMITATIONS IN RESPECT OF THE DEDUCTIONS ON MY SALARY?

A client poses a question to their attorney: My employment contract makes provision for deductions from my salary and now my employer wants to deduct money. […]
September 26, 2018

THE IMPACT OF THE CPA ON FRANCHISE AGREEMENTS

With franchises becoming a common phenomenon worldwide and franchisors, traditionally, benefitting from a strong bargaining position when negotiating franchise agreements, regulation of the industry has become […]
August 3, 2018

UNDERSTANDING WHETHER A DISMISSAL IS FAIR OR UNFAIR

What does “unfair” mean from a Labour Law perspective The legal definition of unfair connotes a very particular meaning for Labour Law Practitioners, which connotation differs greatly […]
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