October 5, 2017

The Consumer Protection Act and your rights

The South African Consumer Protection Act, No. 68 of 2008 was signed on 24 April 2009 and the purpose of the Act is to protect the […]
October 5, 2017

How does inheritance work?

When someone dies they normally have what is called a ‘will’. The people who benefit from this ‘will’ are known as the heirs. Upon someone death, […]
October 5, 2017

Antenuptial contracts: With or without the accrual system?

If you don’t have an ANC, you are automatically married in community of property. This means that there is one estate between a husband and a […]
September 14, 2017

New requirements to re-instate a company or close corporation

A company or close corporation may be deregistered upon request from the company or close corporation or any other third party. A company or close corporation […]
September 14, 2017

Sectional titles: What is the role of the
body corporate?

When it comes to sectional title schemes, there is still widespread misunderstanding of even the basics, starting with the body corporate and how it is established, […]
September 14, 2017

The benefits of creating
a trust

Trusts are well-known to facilitate effective estate planning and continuity planning strategies. That said, setting up a trust – whether an inter vivos (between the living) […]
September 14, 2017

The Competition Commission:
Play fair or else

There has been a lot of activity in the commercial sector regarding unfair behaviour according to the Competition Commission. Claims arose that retail giants blocked rivals […]
July 4, 2017

CAN I SUE A SHOPPING CENTRE IF I SLIP AND FALL?

By law, owners of businesses or property are required to take reasonable steps to ensure the safety of the general public. At minimum, owners or managers […]
July 4, 2017

THE CONSEQUENCES OF DRINKING AND DRIVING

With the festive holidays fast approaching, it’s necessary to address the consequences of drinking and driving. Unfortunately, the holidays bring devastating road accidents, with families being […]
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