Legal Insights

August 8, 2022

Power of Attorney: Can it lapse?

It is a general principle in our law that no person may act on behalf of another, unless he has the necessary authority to do so. […]
July 21, 2022

Removal of directors without reason

Section 71 of the Companies Act, 2008 (herein the “Act“) allows for shareholders to vote on the removal of a director. Despite anything to the contrary […]
May 30, 2022

No good deed goes unpunished: Writing off debts

In the current tragic economic climate of South Africa, largely due to the recent COVID-19 outbreak, various corporates and businesses are facing the likelihood of corporate […]
March 2, 2022

Property Practitioners: To BEE or not to BEE

On the 01st of February 2022, the Estate Agency Affairs Act, Act 112 of 1976 was, in its entirety repealed by the new Property Practitioners Act, […]
December 7, 2021

Adaptability is vital!

Dear Client As we all know, adaptability is vital in an increasingly complex business environment. That’s why Delport van den Berg Inc is now known as […]
October 28, 2021

Sections 9HA and 25 – Death, taxes and cashflow woes

If you ever had cash flow woes during your lifetime, know that your death might make it worse…. The fairly recent introduction of sections 7C and […]
August 25, 2021

Share-buy-backs and the takeover regulation panel: Fundamental principles revisited

Albeit that the exiting shareholder cannot procure an interested third-party buyer or that the company wish to prevent a competitor from acquiring shares in its operations, […]
July 1, 2021

Servitudes: Not for the property owner’s enjoyment

Title deeds registered over immovable land, often contains a condition to which such property is subjected to. Such a condition may appear in the form of […]
June 24, 2021

POPIA: Information officers, ready…go!

We trust that by now your information officer is appointed and your privacy and data-use policies are updated and aligned with the provisions of the Protection […]
March 31, 2021

POPIA compliance deadline: 01 July 2021

The 24th of March 2021 marked the start of the 100 days countdown to becoming compliant with the provisions of the Protection of Personal Information Act, […]
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