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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 […]
March 14, 2019

Paternity leave for men

From January 2019, working South African men are entitled to 10 days of paternity leave after the birth of their child. The Labour Amendment Act also […]
March 14, 2019

Ethics – a rare commodity

“A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world” – Albert Camus Based on the recent events in South Africa, ethics should be […]
March 14, 2019

Electronic signing of documentation

The commercial world is currently moving to greater levels of digitisation. Organisations are implementing automated and electronic solutions in an effort to improve efficiency and better […]
March 14, 2019

Korporatiewe beheer: aard van beslote korporasies en hul lede

Die Maatskappywet No 71 van 2008 (“die Maatskappywet”) hou belangrike gevolge vir beslote korporasies in. Daar kan onder andere geen inkorporasie van nuwe beslote korporasies kragtens […]
January 29, 2019

Choosing guardians for your minor children

Choosing guardians for your children is one of the hardest and most important decisions you will ever have to make. The thought of someone other than […]
January 29, 2019

Ever had a maintenance issue and had no idea how the process works?

The maintenance clause in a divorce order is not final in the sense that it can never be altered. It is possible to do so by […]
January 29, 2019

Renting property under debt review

“I’ve been struggling to pay off my debt and to manage my finances. As a result, I am now under debt review. Can I still rent […]
January 29, 2019

The Cybercrimes Bill: Malicious messaging over social media could send you to jail

South Africans will soon have to be much more careful and think twice about the messages they send over WhatsApp and other social media platforms, as […]
January 23, 2019

The requirements and benefits of a sole mandate

What is a sole mandate? When homeowners decide to sell their property and have chosen an estate agent/agency to market their property, they will be asked […]
January 23, 2019

What is the process of adoption?

Introduction The adoption process is regulated in South Africa by the Children’s Act 38 of 2005 (“the Act”). Adoption is one of the ways to help give […]
January 23, 2019

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 […]