Issues

Debts – reaching beyond the grave – Marriage, death and the National Credit Act

By Fareed Moosa It is not uncommon for spouses married in community of property to borrow funds under a secured loan or to be mortgagors under a mortgage agreement in […]

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1+1=3: A brief overview of merger requirements

By Wikus Steyl One plus one makes three: That is the special alchemy of a merger or an acquisition. For many attorneys, mer­gers and acquisitions might seem like a branch […]

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LSSA supports Public Protector; welcomes debate on accountability

By Barbara Whittle On 15 May the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) expressed concern at the tone of questioning of the Office of the Public Protector by members of […]

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New director for Durban School for Legal Practice

By Barbara Whittle Fahreen Kader was appointed as the director of the Law Society of South Africa’s School for Legal Practice in Durban earlier this year. Before joining the school, […]

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Details on the LSSA’s further submissions on the LPB and response to the AFF submissions

By Barbara Whittle The second set of submissions made by the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) on the Legal Practice Bill (B20 of 2012) in May this year focused […]

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Competition law workshop

By Kathleen Kriel The National Association of De­mocratic Lawyers (NADEL), in conjunction with law firm Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr, hosted a competition law workshop on 8 June in Johannesburg. Nick Altini, […]

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Justice budget vote

By Kevin O’Reilly On 29 May Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development Jeff Radebe gave the department’s budget vote in parliament. During his address, Minister Radebe said that a preliminary […]

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Corporate choices in international arbitration

By Mapula Sedutla The Queen Mary School of International Arbitration in London recently conducted a survey on international arbitration. During a presentation at the Arbitration Foundation of Southern Africa in […]

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Who’s Who Legal South African law firm of the year

By Kevin O’Reilly Webber Wentzel has been named the South African law firm of the year by Who’s Who Legal for the fifth time, and the third consecutive year. The […]

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De Rebus best article winners

By Kevin O’Reilly Pretoria attorney Tshepo Confidence Mashile has won the 2012 LexisNexis Prize for Legal Practitioners for the best article by a practising attorney published in De Rebus. He […]

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