August 3, 2018

ONE SMALL STEP FOR TECHNOLOGY, ONE GIANT LEAP FOR THE LEGAL INDUSTRY

In an ever-advancing technological era, the legal fraternity has felt the pressure of having to keep abreast with the latest technological innovations as these advancements make […]
June 21, 2018

The enduring saga of Land Reform and Expropriation

In April 2018, the Joint Constitutional Review Committee of Parliament called for written public submissions on the review of Section 25 of the Constitution of the Republic […]
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 […]