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By Michael Jackson, Keren Watson, Simon Watson, Jason Goodison, Jenna Padoa
As of 1 April 2014 the Income Tax Act 58 of 1962 (the Act) was amended to regulate "hybrid debt instruments" more closely.
By Michael Jackson, Keren Watson, Simon Watson, Jason Goodison, Jenna Padoa
Government is well under way in implementing its plan to "revamp" Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) in South Africa.
By Michael Jackson, Keren Watson, Simon Watson, Jason Goodison, Jenna Padoa
This is the first of a series of circulars examining the development of Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) in South Africa.
By Michael Jackson, Keren Watson, Simon Watson, Jason Goodison, Jenna Padoa
The Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act 53 of 2003 (2003 Act) together with the generic codes of good practice and the sector codes, provide the legislative framework for Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) in South Africa.
By Carol McDonald
If you are considering purchasing a property jointly with someone other than a spouse, it is advisable to enter into a co-ownership agreement.
By Peter Feuilherade
This circular will examine the principles relating to the winding up of a solvent company on the basis of what is referred to as the just and equitable principle.
By Alastair Hay
Can an employer evict a builder who is exercising a lien over a site by providing security to cover the contractor's claim which is the subject matter of the lien?
By David Vlcek
With fresh budgets and post electoral hype filling the corridors of the organs of state that run our country, there is an unusually high number of tenders being awarded.
By Alastair Hay
At the beginning of this year the Supreme Court of Appeal dealt with a case involving the challenge to a municipal tender award in Limpopo Province.
By Chris Haralambous, Jason Moodley
As we enter 2014, and in an effort to keep our clients appraised of current developments within the industrial legal landscape, the Labour Team has undertaken to supply regular updates to clients, as and when there appears to be a need to do so.
By Alastair Hay
Our courts have recently started to emphasise the importance of tenderers complying with the tender rules laid down by organs of State.
By Callyn Wilkinson
A court ruling by Cape Town Judge Dennis Davis in the case of Combined Developers v Arun Holdings & Others (6105/2013) [2013] ZAWCHC 132 has raised concern for financial lenders across the country as to the validity of acceleration clauses in loan agreements.
By Michael Jackson, Keren Watson, Simon Watson, Jason Goodison, Jenna Padoa, Wade Ogilvie
This is the first of a few circulars examining directors’ duties under the Companies Act (the Act). Prior to the commencement of the Act and in terms of sections 234 to 238 of the old Companies Act, directors, managers, the managing director and the secretary of a company were obliged to disclose their direct or indirect material interests in contracts or proposed contracts which were of significance to the company’s business and which had been or were to be entered into by the company.
By Michael Jackson, Jason Goodison
This document summarises the changes to mineral legislation which have occurred since the beginning of 2013, which will have an impact on mining related operations.
By Michael Jackson, Themba Zikhali, Keren Watson, Simon Watson, Jason Goodison
The right to information that is held by another person and that is required for the exercise or protection of any rights is a right that is enshrined in the Bill of Rights.