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 […]
April 25, 2017

Can I amend my will?

Having a will is a final statement of how you want your assets to be managed after your death. However, sometimes you may want to change […]
April 25, 2017

How do I get copyright on something?

Whenever someone creates a piece of original work based on their own idea, they are automatically granted copyright on that creation. This includes work produced by […]
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 […]
July 4, 2018

Growing your business and adapting to change

Growing a business takes several important characteristics that require a dedicated leader driving it at the helm. These characteristics include vision, change and people. An effective […]
June 6, 2018

Offshore companies and doing business in South Africa – A companies act perspective

According to the most recent statistics released by the South African Revenue Service, South Africa remains a net importer of goods and services. Put differently, one […]
June 6, 2018

Interest free loans and trusts

The recent introduction of section 7C to the Income Tax Act brought the taxation of trusts, and the funding thereof specifically, under the spotlight again. Briefly, section […]