Companies Act

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 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 […]
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 […]
May 4, 2018

Assets held as security by SARS when a company is being liquidated

The KwaZulu-Natal High Court previously granted an application brought by Van der Merwe and others (acting as liquidators) requiring the Commissioner for the South African Revenue […]
May 4, 2018

Removing directors of a company

The Companies Act, 71 of 2008, requires that the business and affairs of any company be managed by or under the direction of its board, which […]
October 23, 2017

How to rescue your business

Is your company experiencing financial strain? Are creditors breathing down your neck? Business Rescue proceedings may be a solution to your problems. Business Rescue is an […]