Legal Insights

February 24, 2021

My partner has passed away and we were not married, what now?

In our modern times, many men and women are opting to co-habitate instead of getting married. In the past, this caused a bit of an uncomfortable […]
November 26, 2020

Does a court need to consider if a property was the primary residence of a deceased and his family during foreclosure proceedings against the estate?

The prevailing Covid-19 pandemic with its devastating impact on the economy and causing a dramatic loss of human lives has again shed light on foreclosure proceedings […]
October 23, 2020

General guidelines regarding the authentication of conveyancing documents signed outside of South Africa

It is not always possible for a client to sign their transfer and bond documents within South Africa.  Certain circumstances necessitate that a client sign documents […]
September 30, 2020

POPIA: All your questions answered

We have come a long way since the Protection of Personal Information Act, Act 04 of 2013 (herein referred to as ”POPIA”), was assented to in […]
August 20, 2020

Make sure that you are part of the group: Section 46 of the Income Tax Act

Section 46 of the Income Tax Act, 58 of 1962 (herein the ”ITA”) defines a ”Unbundling Transaction”  to mean any transaction in terms whereof the equity […]
June 30, 2020

Selling your Property? You have the right to choose the Conveyancer

Selling a property is a significant financial transaction. It can be a daunting undertaking especially if it is your home and largest asset. Common law determines […]
June 8, 2020

Merger control: When to notify the Competition Commission

Section 12 of the Competition Act, Act 89 of 1998 (herein the ”Act”) stipulates that a merger can occur in more ways than one, and specifically […]
May 5, 2020

Locked down, but not out: Corporate and personal restructuring

In the last decade the world experienced increased economic growth in most parts of the globe. The COVID-19 pandemic is considered to be the ‘big reset’ […]
April 22, 2020

Separated or divorced parents are now allowed to move their children between houses during the COVID-19 Lockdown

The Minister of Social Development Separated parents have announced that separated parents are now allowed to move their children between houses during the COVID-19 lockdown, provided […]
March 30, 2020

What are my contractual obligations – COVID-19

Earlier this month, the World Health Organisation characterised COVID-19 as a pandemic. As people are urged globally to resort to self-distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, […]
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