May 6, 2020

Leases, Contracts and COVID-19: What is Force Majeure?

The COVID-19 crisis has changed everything. Our personal lives have been upended and our businesses hit hard. And with many businesses operating out of leased premises, […]
May 6, 2020

Your Website of the Month: Lockdown Advice for Entrepreneurs

At date of writing it is still unclear to what extent the Lockdown will be relaxed in each Province, but regardless of timelines the COVID-19 pandemic […]
June 19, 2020

Lockdown! Nuisance Neighbours and How to Handle Them

It looks as if we will still be under “restricted movement” orders for a while – even when we finally get down to Alert Level 2 […]
July 13, 2020

Our Brave New World: Using Zoom for Retrenchment Consultations

The COVID-19 pandemic will doubtless lead to many new developments on the legal front. For example, with widespread employee retrenchment now an unfortunate reality in our […]
July 13, 2020

Directors and Business Rescue in the Time of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic and the resultant lockdown have opened up new avenues of profit for some businesses, but they have also subjected many others to the […]
July 13, 2020

Electronic Signatures in Property and Other Transactions

When reading this article, kindly keep in mind that there are some specific exceptions where a physical (“wet ink on paper”) as opposed to an electronic […]
August 12, 2020

Green Shoots, Agent’s Commission and Fidelity Fund Certificates

Dollar billionaire Andrew Carnegie said it a century ago, and it still rings true – wise property investment can be hard to beat when it comes […]
August 12, 2020

The Pandemic and Business Interruption Cover – Can You Claim?

It’s no surprise that our media has been awash with reports on the recent High Court judgment around a restaurant’s business interruption cover claims. The restaurant […]
August 12, 2020

Lockdown “Admission of Guilt” Fines – The Criminal Record Risk

If you are accused of a contravention and offered the option of paying an “admission of guilt” fine to avoid a court appearance, beware! It may […]
March 22, 2022

Fired For Moonlighting

“She failed to disclose these obviously material activities to her employer and was therefore manifestly acting in violation of her duty of good faith to her […]
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