November 6, 2019

Financial year-end of a company

Every company has a financial year. A company’s financial year is any 12-month period that the company uses for accounting purposes. The financial year-end of a […]
November 21, 2018

STATUTÊRE VEREISTES VIR ’N ONAFHANKLIKE DESKUNDIGE VERSLAG IN TERME VAN ARTIKEL 114

In terme van die bepalings van artikel 48 van die Maatskappywet No. 71 van 2008 (“die Wet”) is dit moontlik dat ’n maatskappy aandele wat uitgereik […]
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

CHANGES TO THE INSURANCE LANDSCAPE UNDER THE NEW INSURANCE ACT OF 2017

On 17 January 2018, the President of the Republic of South Africa signed the Insurance Bill into law. The change to the insurance legislation has come […]
June 21, 2018

Without Prejudice Admissions May Interrupt Prescription

The provisions of the Prescription Act 68 of 1969 (“the Act”) are remarkably succinct and accessible to the general public, however, it is this brevity that […]
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 […]