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November 13, 2018

The pros and cons of renting a property

One of the biggest dreams that most people have, is to one day own their own home. However, that is easier said than done. Dreams of […]
October 23, 2018

The Government’s back door tendencies in Agriculture

The National Water Act, lauded as the most progressive and visionary piece of legislation in the world, is ahead of its time, at least in South […]
October 23, 2018

Korporatiewe beheer: Aandele met pariwaarde en sonder pariwaarde

Ingevolge die Maatskappywet No 61 van 1973 (“die ou Wet”) kon die aandelekapitaal van ’n maatskappy in aandele met pariwaarde (hierdie aandele staan ook bekend as […]
October 23, 2018

Korporatiewe Beheer: Die veilige bewaring van rekords

Die woord  “rekords” word in Artikel 1 van die Maatskappywet No 71 van 2008 (“die Wet”), omskryf as enige inligting wat in Artikel 24 van die […]
October 23, 2018

Can I avoid a drawn-out legal battle when I get divorced?

Normal procedure in an opposed divorce: Divorce proceedings can lead to a long, drawn-out and very expensive procedure if the parties are not able to reach […]
October 23, 2018

What is a water use licences and what is it for?

According to The National Water Act 36 of 1998, owning land with any type of water resource does not give an automatic right to use the […]
September 26, 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

Korporatiewe Beheer – ’n Trust as ’n Lid van ’n Beslote Korporasie

Die Wet op Beslote Korporasies No 69 van 1984 (“die Wet”) het voorsiening gemaak vir die oprigting van beslote korporasies wat eenvoudige, gedereguleerde en buigsame entiteite […]
September 26, 2018

The role of a recognition agreement at the workplace

I have been approached by a trade union to enter into a Recognition Agreement with them. The trade union is of the opinion that it is […]
September 26, 2018

Protest: Your right and responsibilities

The right to protest is enshrined in the Bill of Rights under Section 17 and reads as follows: “Assembly, demonstration, picket and petition. Everyone has the […]
August 21, 2018

Wat is ’n noulettenheidsondersoek en wat is die doel daarvan?

Dit is algemeen om die term “noulettenheidsondersoek” of due diligence (“DD”) te hoor tydens gesprekke wat gevoer word oor die moontlike koop, verkoop, samesmelting of amalgamasie […]
August 21, 2018

Joint ownership: How do I terminate without the co-operation of the other joint owner?

Nature of joint ownership: Joint owners own undivided shares in the property which they own jointly. Consequently, the joint owners cannot divide the joint property while […]
August 21, 2018

Revenge porn on the rise: Legal recourse in South Africa

Introduction In the digital era we find ourselves in – with the web, social media, smartphones and the ‘screenshot’ – it has become much easier for […]
August 21, 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 […]
July 11, 2018

There is a way to keep the view

When you purchase a house with a view, you probably think that you are going to enjoy this view every day for the rest of your […]