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June 2, 2020

Business Rescue vs Liquidation: What is the difference?

South Africa has been experiencing very slow economic growth and international rating agencies have subsequently downgraded South Africa’s investment outlook to “junk status”. This, and a […]
June 2, 2020

Does force majeure apply during COVID-19

Common Law position – in absence of a “force majeure” clause A force majeure is an act of God or man (such as a war, strike, […]
June 2, 2020

How is your property’s value being affected?

Preparing a home that will soon enter the market is one of the first steps of the selling process. But these preparations, intended to make a […]
June 2, 2020

Socially distanced property viewings

The real estate industry has always been known for utilising the latest technologies available to bring buyers and sellers together. From announcements at Town Hall gatherings […]
May 18, 2020

SPECIAL LEAVE AND THE UIF BENEFIT

The Department of Labour has made provisions to assist employers and employees during the Covid-19 pandemic, with a specific view to mitigate loss of income during […]
May 18, 2020

COVID-19: MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS AMIDST A GLOBAL PANDEMIC

The current COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect every aspect of society, disrupting the global economy and devastating both small and large business alike.  With regard to […]
May 18, 2020

#COVID-19: TOUGH DECISIONS – BUSINESS MANAGEMENT AND THE ROLE OF DIRECTORS (PART 1)

South Africa has not escaped the damaging economic effects brought about by the global COVID-19 pandemic.  The country’s already strained economy is reeling from the adverse […]
May 18, 2020

COVID-19: QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ON THE CURRENT LOCKDOWN REGULATIONS  

In the implementation of the current National State of Disaster provided for in the Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002 (“the Act”) and the national lockdown […]
May 18, 2020

COVID-19: FORCE MAJEURE AND THE ACTIONS OF RESPONSIBLE CORPORATE CITIZENS

On 9 April 2020, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the extension of the nationwide lockdown by a further two weeks.  In his announcement, the President appealed to […]