January 16, 2020

Resigning rather than facing the music

The employment relationship is based on the Law of Contract in that a Contract of Employment governs the details of the relationship as is prescribed by […]
November 13, 2019

What is a Living Will?

A Living Will is a document regarding healthcare at the end of your life. It states that any treatment that would otherwise lengthen your life should […]
November 13, 2019

Managing a trust and keeping the minutes

Trustees should always act in good faith and in the best interest of the beneficiaries.  One of the main duties of the trustees is to manage […]
November 13, 2019

What is a company culture?

We all know that the term “culture” is defined as the values, practices and beliefs shared by members who form a part of the same group, […]
October 15, 2019

What the hell is Swift Code?

1. Ever heard of financial messages? Well, such a thing does exist. Letters of credit, electronic payments and securities transactions between member banks worldwide all comprise […]
September 25, 2019

STRATEGIC ALLIANCE: Brian Kahn and Finn Mergers & Acquisition

                BKI is excited to announce its strategic alliance with Finn Mergers & Acquisitions, Australia. Brian Kahn is the […]
September 6, 2019

CONGRATULATIONS! 50 Years in the uninterrupted practice of law

The BKI team is honoured to be associated with this extraordinary achievement. Brian started his practice on the 8th of September 1969, the day he was […]
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 15, 2020

What are your rights when it comes to forced COVID-19 testing?

As the COVID-19 pandemic is spreading across the globe, Minister of Health, Zweli Mkhize has expressed his concern that there is not enough testing being done […]
May 15, 2020

Post-lockdown property

At the end of the national lockdown, many South Africans will have gotten to know their properties better than the architects who designed them. For some, […]
March 18, 2020

Analysis of important recent cases

A recent judgment by a full bench of the Kwazulu-Natal High Court has revitalized the debate whether an amendment to a pleading should be allowed if […]
March 18, 2020

Relief for Low-Income South Africans

Microfinance versus financial inclusion In order to define ‘financial inclusion’, its relationship with microfinance must first be understood. Microfinance is a financial service offered by financial […]