June 18, 2018

Substantial penalties for the late filing of annual financial statements

The Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) is tasked with ensuring that companies comply with the provisions of the Companies Act. In terms of Section 30 […]
June 11, 2018

The Position of Land Reform in South Africa Today

Land reform is a topic which is legal, political and emotional in nature. It is a topic which is relevant to all South Africans – not […]
June 5, 2018

What to consider when cancelling a contract

You might, in future, find yourself in a situation where you will want to cancel a contract. This article sets out the requirements for cancelling a […]
June 5, 2018

Relocating with your child when you are divorced

I have divorced my husband and I am now the primary caregiver of our minor child. I received a job offer in another country and I […]
June 5, 2018

Beware of “repayable on demand” loans – they may prescribe

You might, at some point in your life, have lent money to a friend, family member or business associate. It is also quite common for a […]
June 5, 2018

Special levies in a Sectional Title Scheme

From time to time a body corporate may be required to raise a special levy on its members.  Such a levy would be in addition to […]
April 19, 2018

Trust litigation – Who can institute a claim and which court has jurisdiction?

This article deals with the questions of who can institute litigation on behalf of a trust, as well as with the question of how jurisdiction is […]
April 19, 2018

The rights of a domestic partnership

Domestic partnerships, also known as cohabitation relationships, are becoming more common in our modern day society, and it therefore becomes ever more important for parties to […]
April 19, 2018

The impact of the CPA on Franchise Agreements

With franchises becoming a common phenomenon worldwide and franchisors, traditionally, benefitting from a strong bargaining position when negotiating franchise agreements, regulation of the industry has become […]
April 19, 2018

Can I obtain financing if I don’t own immovable property as security?

The article gives a brief overview of what a notarial bond is, the requirements that need to be complied with to register a notarial bond and […]
April 10, 2018

Can my property be used for Airbnb?

When deciding whether to become an Airbnb host, it’s important for you to understand how the laws work in your city. According to Brett Herron, the mayoral […]
April 10, 2018

Can someone record me without my permission?

Over the past few months, we have seen videos being posted on social media of physical altercations, poor service delivery and racial slurs, but the victims […]
April 10, 2018

Antenuptial contracts: Can I get one after marriage?

Couples who are interested in an antenuptial contract often make the decision to get one before they are married. That is the ideal scenario. However, some […]
April 10, 2018

Renting property to foreigners

Renting property in South Africa is a straightforward process. The country has a vast selection of rental accommodation including bachelor flats in apartment blocks, Victorian cottages, […]