March 2022

Criticism of the judiciary in a constitutional democracy

It goes without saying that in a constitutional democratic country, such as ours, the judiciary is the ultimate guarantor of the rule of law and all that it encompasses. Added […]

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LSSA News – March 2022

Risk Management and Compliance Programme for legal practitioners In terms of the Financial Intelligence Centre Act 38 of 2001 (FICA), a legal practitioner who practices as defined in s 1 […]

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People and practices – March 2022

Compiled by Shireen Mahomed Nicqui Galaktiou Inc Attorneys in Johannesburg has one promotion and one appointment.     Garlicke & Bousfield in La Lucia Ridge has two new appointments.   […]

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Keep your guard up

Several articles have been written around risk management, internal controls and due diligence, as well as ‘know-your-client’ as required in terms of the Financial Intelligence Centre Act 38 of 2001 […]

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Administration and winding-up of a deceased estate

The administration of deceased estates is governed by the Administration of Estates Act 66 of 1965 (the Act). On the death of a person, the surviving spouse or nearest relative […]

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Can a car sold under finance, or a suspensive condition be attached and sold in execution by a Sheriff?

One of the primary duties of a Sheriff is to attach and sell in execution, property of a judgment debtor in accordance with a court order granted against the latter. […]

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Risky business: Managing risk to innovate, change and develop

The fundamental purpose of risk management is not to help a governing body avoid all risks that the organisation faces (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Risk Management and Corporate […]

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Can a state lawfully decline to receive asylum seekers? South Africa’s involvement in the Afghanistan refugee crisis

This article seeks to critically engage with the relevant principles of international law, in an overarching contextualised approach, and to analyse the response so far made to the South African […]

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When is the obvious not so obvious? A discussion on regs 2(1)(b) and 2(2) of the Road Accident Fund Regulations

In Legal Practitioners Indemnity Insurance Fund NPC v The Minister of Transport and The Road Accident Fund (GP) (unreported case no 26286/2020, 21-6-2021) (Janse van Nieuwenhuizen J) the Gauteng Division […]

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With her energy and zest to serve, Baitseng Rangata, stands on shoulders of remarkable women

  In our March issue for our Women in Law feature article, our news reporter, Kgomotso Ramotsho, speaks to legal practitioner and founder of the BR Rangata Attorneys, Baitseng Rangata. […]

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