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 […]