Archive 2017

2017 annual general meetings

The six constituent members of the Law Society of South Africa will have their annual general meetings on the following dates: Province Date Venue KwaZulu-Natal Law Society 20 October Durban […]

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People and practices

Compiled by Shireen Mahomed Clyde & Co in Johannesburg has seven new appointments. Allen & Overy in Johannesburg has two new appointments. Shepstone & Wylie has two new appointments. Van […]

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Until a claim do us part: Does your partnership agreement address the event of a claim against the firm?

By Thomas Harban In the article by the Prosecutions Unit of the Attorneys Fidelity Fund ‘Liability of directors of an incorporated law practice’ (2017 (July) DR 18), a number of […]

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The National Consumer Commission’s planned opt-out registry

By Madeleine Truter Section 11(3) of the Consumer Protection Act 68 of 2008 (CPA), read together with reg 4(3)(g) of the regulations gazetted in terms of s 120(1) of the […]

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Possible consequences of the ‘failure’ of an adopted business rescue plan

By Zolani Buba The new Companies Act 71 of 2008 (the Companies Act) has introduced a regulatory regime aimed at providing an opportunity for companies struggling financially to obtain a […]

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Identifying the beneficial owner

By Nkateko Nkhwashu Coming to the realisation that the traditional methods of trying to hide or introduce illicit proceeds to the formal financial system(s) were fairly easy to detect and […]

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Does the electorate have effective remedies under the South African Electoral System?

By Makhosi Poyo The recent service delivery protests, characterised by the destruction of public property, as well as occasional loss of lives by some protestors have left some gasping with […]

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The law reports – October 2017

August 2017 (4) South African Law Reports (pp 341 – 677); [2016] 4 All South African Law Reports November (pp 299 – 664); July [2017] 3 All South African Law […]

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Debt review: Points on orders

Nedbank Ltd v Jones and Others 2017 (2) SA 473 (WCC) By Bouwer van Niekerk and Ashley Seckel The South African economy has predominantly been spared from the horrible truths […]

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The effect of cancelling collective agreement’s regulating ancillary duties

Imperial Cargo Solutions v Satawu and Others (LAC) (unreported case no JA63/2016, 1-8-2017) (Tlatelsi AJP) (Davis JA and Kathree-Setiloane AJA concurring) By Yashin Bridgemohan In SA Municipal Workers Union v […]

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