August 18, 2021

Directors, Creditors – Do Personal Suretyships Survive Business Rescue?

“Creditors have better memories than debtors” (Benjamin Franklin) In these hard times of pandemic and economically destructive unrest, an unfortunate number of businesses face collapse, and […]
August 18, 2021

Violence and Looting – Can You Sue SAPS?

“When a crime is imminent and foreseen it is expected of the law enforcement agency to take appropriate action. The duty of the police to provide […]
August 18, 2021

Employee Looting and Strike Violence: When is Dismissal Fair?

Employee looting and/or violence can take place during strike action or it can occur during non-workplace incidents such as the recent looting and public disorder sprees. […]
September 3, 2021

Eviction Refused – Landowners, Unlawful Occupiers And The “Just And Equitable” Test

“PIE recognises that in appropriate circumstances the right to full exercise of ownership must give way, in the interest of justice and equity, to the right […]
September 3, 2021

Estate Planning And Wills: A Checklist To Protect Your Family

“Don’t fear death, plan for it” (Anon) Amazingly, here we are in the middle of a deadly pandemic yet still some 70% – 80% of working […]
September 3, 2021

Don’t Risk Consequential “Loss Of Profits” Damages: Check Your Contracts And Insurance!

“Consequential Loss: This is loss not directly caused by the insured event but is an indirect result of the event. This is loss or damage that […]
September 3, 2021

A Million Rand Warning: Act When Employees Reach Retirement Age

“Retirement is for people who don’t like their jobs” (Paul McCartney) Many employees reaching “retirement age” (often set at 60 or 65) are not ready to […]
October 12, 2021

Property Sellers: Why, How And When To Choose Your Own Conveyancer

“A great deal is at stake in the transfer of fixed property. It is generally the largest single asset that a person owns and the transaction […]
October 12, 2021

Employers – Walking The “Compulsory Covid-19 Jab” Tightrope

“Employers should find a reasonable resolution that accommodates all parties where employees refuse to be vaccinated for medical and constitutional grounds” (Ministry of Employment and Labour) […]
October 12, 2021

What SARS Says About Crypto Assets And Tax

“The future of money is digital currency” (Bill Gates) If you are thinking of buying – or have bought – any “crypto asset” such as a […]
October 12, 2021

South Africans – Don’t Lose Your Own Citizenship When You Apply For Another!

“… it cannot be said as the applicant suggests that the loss of citizenship takes place without notice and automatically as the citizen in that position […]
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