July 19, 2022

Section 42: Asset-for-share transactions

It is often the case that South African tax resident shareholders wish to reorganise their South African group of companies, for a multitude of commercial reasons, […]
July 19, 2022

Home office expenditure

Taxpayers who are salaried employees have limited deductions available to them. However, home office expenditure can be claimed as an income tax deduction, but the onus […]
July 19, 2022

Lost your original title deed? What do you do?

Before the transfer takes place, the owner (seller) must make a written application to the registrar of deeds, requesting a certificate of the registered title (CRT) […]
June 29, 2022

How technology is influencing the financial world

Accounting has moved from pen and paper to the cloud, monthly payments can be done through online banking apps, and big purchases like houses and other […]
June 29, 2022

How to manage innovation

Managing innovation? Why put a damper on creativity? No, that is not the idea. The purpose of managing innovation is to organise all the free-flowing ideas […]
June 29, 2022

Fake news, Real damages

In the digital age, information is everywhere. At the click of a button a message can travel across oceans in the time it takes to blink. […]
May 25, 2022

Convictions under the doctrine of common purpose

“If I was present at the scene where my peers committed a crime and I had knowledge of the crime being committed, is that sufficient evidence […]
May 25, 2022

Keeping things fair in the business race

The purpose of the Competition Act 89 of 1998(“the Act”) is to promote the efficiency, adaptability, and development of the economy, and to ensure that small […]
April 22, 2022

POPI Act compliance is a chore, but you’ll rest easy once it’s done

Since the POPI Act came into effect on the 1st of July 2020, many businesses have had to rethink the way that they use and store information […]
April 11, 2019

When does a foreign system of law apply to your contract?

Let’s say I own a company in South Africa that makes and sells jewellery. The company is hugely successful and attracts international clients. A client who […]
August 11, 2017

Determining the grounds for informed consent

If a person gives consent without acknowledging, understanding and considering their rights beforehand, is their consent legal and permissible in court? In eviction proceedings, it is […]
May 23, 2017

I’ve experienced unfair discrimination, what now?

Being the victim of discrimination is never pleasant, but actions can be taken if you believe that they you are a victim of unfair discrimination or […]
April 25, 2017

What is the sequestration process?

The sequestration process involves a court application. The applicant in the application is either yourself for your own sequestration (voluntary surrender) or the applicant is one of […]
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