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March 13, 2019

Paternity leave for men

From January 2019, working South African men are entitled to 10 days of paternity leave after the birth of their child. The Labour Amendment Act also […]
March 13, 2019

Ethics – a rare commodity

Ethics – a rare commodity “A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world” – Albert Camus Based on the recent events in […]
March 13, 2019

Electronic signing of documentation

The commercial world is currently moving to greater levels of digitisation. Organisations are implementing automated and electronic solutions in an effort to improve efficiency and better […]
March 13, 2019

Korporatiewe beheer: aard van beslote korporasies en hul lede

Die Maatskappywet No 71 van 2008 (“die Maatskappywet”) hou belangrike gevolge vir beslote korporasies in. Daar kan onder andere geen inkorporasie van nuwe beslote korporasies kragtens […]
February 4, 2019

The requirements and benefits of a sole mandate

What is a sole mandate? When homeowners decide to sell their property and have chosen an estate agent/agency to market their property, they will be asked […]
February 4, 2019

What documentation is needed for buying a property in South Africa?

You’ve scoured the web for what feels like weeks, and you’ve finally found your dream home! You’ve put in your offer, and it’s been accepted. But […]
February 4, 2019

Drones: How is it regulated?

Drones are becoming increasingly popular amongst the general public. This is due to the fact that they are widely available and are becoming more and more […]
February 4, 2019

First-time home buyer?

Buying a property is a rather big deal, which is why you should be sure that you are able to afford it before you end up […]
January 18, 2019

The Cybercrimes Bill: Malicious messaging over social media could send you to jail

South Africans will soon have to be much more careful and think twice about the messages they send over WhatsApp and other social media platforms, as […]
January 18, 2019

Choosing guardians for your minor children

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 […]
January 18, 2019

Why is it important to deal with collation in your will?

The South Africa common law presumption of collation (collatio bonorum) is alive and well. This presumption is rooted in the belief that a testator intended that […]
January 18, 2019

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. […]
November 13, 2018

Korporatiewe beheer – ’n Refleksie

Die einde van 2018 het aangebreek en soos met alles wat tot ʼn einde kom, kyk ons terug na dit wat verby is.  Ons het dit […]
November 13, 2018

The cannabis judgment: Is it legal now?

Cannabis has historically been criminalised in South Africa. It has, until recently, been a criminal offence to possess, cultivate or use cannabis. However, this position has […]
November 13, 2018

What is the process of adoption?

Introduction 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 […]