June 15, 2017

The compulsory rotation of auditors

Every public and state-owned company has to appoint an auditor and a company secretary. However, in terms of section 92 of the Companies Act, 2008, the […]
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 […]
August 1, 2018

Keep your business growing

Having a successful business means ensuring that it continues to grow. Without growth, your business will eventually run dry and stagnant. But with the added responsibility […]
July 5, 2018

BKI is in good company

As one of our many outreach and social responsibility programs, we have partnered with the Thornybush Collection (www.thornybush.co.za) and others to form a collective, so as […]
July 4, 2018

When it comes to strategy, think big

To create a strategic roadmap for your business you don’t need heaps of wonderful resources; you only need to give up your preconceived ideas about strategy. […]
July 4, 2018

Ten tips for small business owners during tough financial times

When the economy is slow, small business owners struggle to survive, many for the first time. Financial problems consume valuable time and business resources, yet must […]