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October 10, 2019

How long may I reasonably be detained after arrest?

Once an arresting officer affects an arrest on an individual, the arresting officer must bring the arrestee before a court as soon as reasonably possible and […]
October 10, 2019

The importance of trustee meetings and minutes

Trustees should always act in good faith and in the best interest of the beneficiaries. One of the main duties of the trustees is to manage the […]
October 10, 2019

Who should be held liable for injuries sustained in a Sectional Title Scheme?

The case of Du Plooy and The Cascades Body Corporate and Another deals with a slip-and-fall incident by one of the owners in the scheme and member of the body corporate who was subsequently entrusted by the […]
October 10, 2019

What is a Living Will?

A Living Will is a document regarding healthcare at the end of your life. It states that any treatment that would otherwise lengthen your life should […]
September 12, 2019

Keep calm and sell your property

Selling your property can often cause your hands to get itchy, but more often than not rushing into the sale of the property leads to choices […]
September 12, 2019

The reasonable driver: What is expected of you, and what could constitute negligence?

This article investigates what is expected of a reasonable driver, looks at the threshold of what is required to still be considered a reasonable driver in […]
August 27, 2019

Korporatiewe beheer: Direkteure se rol en funksie

Die Maatskappywet 71 van 2008 (“die Wet”) spesifiseer dat ‘n maatskappy en maatskappy aangeleenthede bestuur moet word onder die beheer van ‘n raad van direkteure, wie […]
August 27, 2019

What is corporate governance all about?

In terms of Section 33 of the Companies Act 71 of 2008 (“the Act”), read with Regulations 28, 29, 30 and 33 of the Companies Regulations […]
May 10, 2019

Corporate governance – different types of committees

Section 72 of the Companies Act No 71 of 2008 (“the Act”) stipulates that a company can elect to appoint any amount of director committees, and […]
May 10, 2019

Thinking outside the box in your business

What does this term mean? It refers to the approach to a certain aspect, or in this case, your business. This term can also be clarified […]
May 10, 2019

Land Expropriation Bill: What it means for your landownership rights

During 2018, the African National Congress (ANC) announced its intention to drastically speed up the land reform process in South Africa when President Cyril Ramaphosa announced […]
May 10, 2019

Moving out? What tenants need to do before moving out

We all know that moving can be stressful and time-consuming, but before you start packing your boxes, there are certain things that you need to keep […]