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Employment law update

                    Can a party be joined to proceedings after conciliation? In Kunyuza and Another v Ace Wholesalers (Pty) Ltd and Others […]

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Recent articles and research

By Meryl Federl Please note that the below abbreviations are to be found in italics at the end of the title of articles and are there to give reference to […]

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The use of emolument attachment orders, jurisdiction and forum shopping under the spotlight

By Bouwer van Niekerk Much has been written in the press and elsewhere about the recent judgment of University of Stellenbosch Legal Aid Clinic and Others v Minister of Justice […]

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Letters to the editor

PO Box 36626, Menlo Park 0102 Docex 82, Pretoria E-mail: derebus@derebus.org.za Fax (012) 362 0969 Letters are not published under noms de plume. However, letters from practising attorneys who make […]

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People and practices

  Compiled by Shireen Mahomed Hogan Lovells in Johannesburg has four new appointments.                                   […]

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Ugandan delegation visit

Compiled by Barbara Whittle A delegation of Ugandan members of parliament visited the Law Society of South Africa’s (LSSA) Legal Education and Development division (LEAD) in July on a study […]

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The lazy man’s suretyship: Are unlimited debts of limited application?

By Robert dos Santos Due to the extensive use of suretyship agreements within South Africa, certain terms have become standardised through years of repeated application. It is questionable, however, whether […]

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Outsourcing by legal practitioners

By the Financial Forensic Investigations Unit of the Attorneys Fidelity Fund Outsourcing of services, products or functions has become prevalent in today’s contemporary business. This practice has proven to be […]

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Illicit outflow of capital from South Africa eliminated by statutory duties placed on directors

Kukama v Lobelo and Others (GSJ) (unreported case no 38587/2011, 12-4-2012) (Tshabalala J) By Muhammad Patel In this article a simple illustration is first given of the concepts of semi-privatisation […]

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Launching business rescue applications in liquidation proceedings – (successfully) flogging a dead horse?

Richter v Absa Bank Limited (SCA) (unreported case no 20181/2014, 1-6-2015) (Mhlantla, Leach, Pillay JJA, Fourie and Dambuza AJJA) By Bouwer van Niekerk A potentially far-reaching decision regarding the launching […]

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