The state of the SOEs is particularly complex, sensitive and special.
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
Kylene Weyers, Senior Associate in the Dispute Resolution practice joined Smile FM to discuss the voluntary liquidation of Bosasa and the SCA judgment which ...
Abrahams & Gross Inc.
An insolvent is automatically rehabilitated 10 years from date of sequestration of their estate.
Adams & Adams
Rwanda's 2009 Law on Intellectual Property, expressly excludes pharmaceutical products from patent protection.
On 1 February 2019, the South African Minister of Finance published the Financial Matters Amendment Bill (the "Bill") containing a long-awaited amendment to section 83 of the Insolvency Act, 1936.
It has become a common phenomenon that applications are brought to put into business rescue, companies which are already in liquidation – sometimes long after the liquidation commenced.
As we have written in a number of previous articles, National Treasury, together with the Prudential Authority and the Financial Sector Conduct Authority ...
It has been long-established by the classic fundamental principles of corporate law that companies are separate and distinct persons from their shareholders, directors and officers.
The debt reduction provisions contained in section 19 of the Income Tax Act, 1962 and paragraph 12A of the Eighth Schedule to the Act have been amended with effect from 1 January 2018 and are applicable to years ...
The case of Uganda Telecom Limited v Ondama Sammuel t/a Alaka & Co (Miscellaneous Application No. 12 of 2018) presented the Ugandan courts with an opportunity to test the provisions of the Insolvency Act, 2011 ...
Pieter van der Zwan & Associates
The tax treatment of unrealised exchange gains or losses poses certain challenging questions when a foreign denominated debt becomes irrecoverable.
Clyde & Co
The collapse of Hanjin, the world's seventh largest shipping container carrier, and its immediate impact in South Africa and its shipping industry, remains to be seen.
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.
On 28 March 2014, the Supreme Court of Appeal handed down judgment in Gavin Cecil Gainsford N.O. & others v Tanzer Transport Ltd & others.
The making of advance dividends before the confirmation of a liquidation and distribution account has been a longstanding insolvency practice.
Business rescue provisions clearly state that a company in business rescue enjoys freedom against prosecution of claims against it.
One of the new concepts introduced by the new Companies Act is the concept of business rescue.
There are many circumstances in which a person who disputes a debt nonetheless feels that he or she has no choice but to pay or to sign an undertaking to pay.
A discussion which focuses on the anti-competitiveness of sales in execution.
Since the date of inception of the new Companies Act 71 of 2008, as amended (Act) (1 May 2011), we have seen numerous and informative judgments handed down by our High Courts in the various provinces dealing with business rescue proceedings.