Corporate law

The ‘rocky’ road has been paved, or has it? Directors right to refuse transfer of shares

Visser Sitrus (Pty) Ltd v Goede Hoop Sitrus (Pty) Ltd and Others 2014 (5) SA 179 (WCC) By Pierre le Roux and Jarryd Mardon The case of Visser Sitrus (Pty) […]

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How trustworthy is a trading trust?

By Kathleen Auld When the close corporation structure was phased out, the reason given by the Department of Trade and Industry was that it was ‘necessary to move away from […]

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Business valuations – Ensuring all the valuer’s ducks are in a row

By Christiaan Vorster An attorney often needs to liaise with or refer his or her clients to an independent valuer to determine the value of a business, whether owned by […]

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CLC Stream A: Corporate and commercial law – Are special commercial courts a bad idea?

By Mapula Sedutla Under the topic of corporate and commercial law, a session was held to consider whether special commercial courts were a good or a bad idea. The chairperson […]

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Delinquent directors under the Companies Act 71 of 2008

By Rehana Cassim While the Companies Act 71 of 2008 (the Act) has increased the powers of company directors, it has, at the same time, increased their liabilities. A significant […]

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