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April 30, 2019

Relocating to South Africa

Moving to a new country entails more than just packing your bags and boarding a plane. If you are contemplating a more permanent move to South […]
April 17, 2019

Register your solar panel with the City of Cape Town

The City of Cape Town announced at the end of 2018 that the failure to register your solar panel with the City of Cape Town before […]
March 6, 2019

The impact of the Competition Amendment Act

by Caitlin Harvey Competition law in South Africa is an area of law that aims to maintain and promote competition in the South African market. Since […]
March 6, 2019

Capital gains tax and withholding tax for non-resident sellers

by Erlise Loots Capital gains tax In South Africa, a so-called capital gains tax (“CGT”) is triggered when any immovable property situated in South Africa is […]
March 6, 2019

Recent developments regarding parental leave in South Africa

by Bisset Boehmke McBlain The beginning of a new year often brings with it decisions of a life-changing nature. Many couples and individuals will decide that […]
March 6, 2019

The effective cause of a sale

by Leanne Williams The buying and selling of a property can be an intimidating and complex process. The sale process involves specialised skill and knowledge and […]
February 25, 2019

Regulation 68 Suspension

On 14th February we notified you of the impending amendments to Deeds Registries regulations dealing with the procedure for applications for replacement copies of title deeds. […]
February 19, 2019

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February 14, 2019

Lost Title Deeds

It is now important for all property owners to confirm the whereabouts of their original title deeds as recent regulations published on behalf of the Minister […]
February 5, 2019

New CIPC requirement for the removal of a director by shareholders

The Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) recently issued a notice regarding the requirements for the lodging of an application for the removal of a director […]
December 14, 2018

The highest bidder – buying property on auction

Potential buyers should be aware that a property sold on auction is not necessarily a bargain buy. This is because the property on auction isn’t necessarily […]
December 14, 2018

Choose your guardians wisely

My husband and I have two minor children. I am concerned about who will look after our children in the event of my husband and I […]
December 14, 2018

The Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill: Beware of what you say online

South Africans will soon have to be much more careful about posting messages on WhatsApp and other social media platforms, as the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill […]
December 14, 2018

Investing in a Rental Property

Buying a rental property could be an incredible investment opportunity, however, it’s important to make a well-informed decision before investing, as it is not for everyone. […]
December 4, 2018

What to look out for, before signing a lease agreement

Tenants often don’t read carefully through the terms and conditions contained in their lease agreement and this can cause problems down the road. A properly drafted […]
December 4, 2018

The pros and cons of renting a property

One of the biggest dreams that most people have, is to one day own their own home. However, that is easier said than done. Dreams of […]
December 4, 2018

Maintenance orders and variation

Maintenance orders and variation Maintenance is that part of the divorce order which is not a final determination of the rights of the parties. However, as […]
December 4, 2018

What does the process of adoption entail?

The adoption process is regulated in South Africa by the Children’s Act 38 of 2005 (“the Act”). Adoption is one of the ways to help give abandoned […]
November 2, 2018

Landmark judgment regarding Muslim Marriages

by Sophie Robertson The Western Cape High Court on 31 August 2018 handed down its judgment in the case of Women’s Legal Centre Trust v President […]
November 2, 2018

Making information protection your business

by Nicozaan Finestone-Jordaan Companies worldwide, from small to international businesses, are realising that information is an important strategic asset.  Businesses are devising new ways of collecting […]