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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 […]
October 12, 2018

Gone are the days of tax-free salaries abroad

Many South African taxpayers earning a salary abroad have for many years been able to benefit from so-called “double non-taxation”. This would be the case where […]
August 1, 2018

SARS to intensify action against tax offenders

Despite the fact that SARS has upheld their philosophy of education, service, and thereafter enforcement, they have noticed an increase in taxpayers not submitting their tax […]
September 20, 2017

The validity of tax invoices – it is your responsibility

The audits of Value-Added Tax (VAT) returns by the South African Revenue Service (SARS), have increased the focus on the validity of tax invoices for the […]