June 15, 2017

How to register a trademark in 2017

If you have a business and wish to keep competitors from using, or misusing, your brand, then you should consider registering a trade mark for your […]
June 15, 2017

Domain names and intellectual property

There is often confusion when it comes to registering domains names and intellectual property. The reason for this is simple – when a company needs to […]
May 23, 2017

What’s the buzz about business rescue?

If a company/close corporation is in financial trouble and all possible avenues to save the business have been exhausted, there is one last option available to […]
May 23, 2017

What makes an effective disclaimer?

Disclaimer notices offer protection for owners and employees concerning shopping centres, stadiums, parking lots and other public areas. For these notices to be effective, certain requirements […]
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 […]
May 23, 2017

Beware the catch all indebtedness

Man goes to bank to borrow R1 000 000.00. Bank agrees, but says it wants security. Okay says the man; what do you want? Bank says; […]
May 11, 2017

Seduced by the law

I had a call from a client at 4am this morning and I spent an hour on the phone with him, but it was fascinating. It […]
May 11, 2017

5 Minutes With South African Lawyer, Brian Kahn

Brian Kahn is the founding partner of Brian Kahn Inc. Attorneys, a 47 year-old Law Firm that acts for listed entities, large private companies, family conglomerates, […]
April 25, 2017

Is your business POPI compliant?

POPI refers to South Africa’s Protection of Personal Information Act which seeks to regulate the Processing of Personal Information.  What is Personal Information? Means any information […]
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 […]
August 22, 2019

Exclusion of liability whilst on a family outing

Dad says – let’s spend a fun day at the amusement park (for “amusement park” read water park, school rugby match, almost any place of entertainment […]
May 23, 2019

Evidence obtained unlawfully from Facebook – does it infringe the right to privacy?

In the recent case of Harvey v Niland 2016 (2) SA 436 (ECG), the applicant, Mr Harvey, and the first respondent, Mr Niland, were the only […]
May 14, 2019

Important ingredients for the business recipe

“There are those who make it, those who sell it, and those who look after the money.” So, you have finally taken the plunge – you […]
May 14, 2019

Demystifying “non-refundable deposits”, “rouwkoop” and “penalty clauses” in sale of property agreements

The sale or purchase of a property is for many people one of the most important transactions that they will enter into in their lifetime. The […]
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