A case for mediation

Mediation should be your first course of action when considering divorce proceedings You know the saying, ‘There are always three sides to a story’ – his version, her version and the truth, none more so than when it comes to divorce and why having a mediator on board...

Draft Companies Act Amendment Bill released for comment

The long awaited Companies Act Amendment Bill of 2018 which aims to amend the Companies Act 2008 and is expected to clear up some of the unintended consequences that followed the 2011 Amendment, has been released for comment. The Draft Amendment Bill was released by...

B-BBEE Fronting is a criminal offence and how to report it

“Fronting” in Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment deals has recently found  itself in the courts as Gauteng High Court Judge Ellem Francis handed down judgment on a case involving the Passenger Rail Agency of SA (PRASA) and Swifambo Rail Agency (Pty) Ltd. The court...

Matters of the King

Matters of the King A look at some Interesting amendments to King IV, 2016 In July 1993, retired Supreme Court of South Africa Judge Mervyn E. King was asked by the Institute of Directors in South Africa to chair a committee on corporate governance. The committee’s...

The benefits of selling or buying on auction

The benefits of selling or buying on auction The misconceptions that auctions are reserved for distressed properties or that it is a hunting ground for bargains, is steadily being corrected as more and more people opt for the auction floor as opposed to traditional...

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