October 19, 2020

Who owns your computer program or mobile app?

Unlike trademarks, patents and designs, copyright is the only form of intellectual property (“IP”) in South Africa that does not require registration for copyright protection to […]
April 30, 2020

How the COVID-19 pandemic and the associated lockdown should inspire us

How the COVID-19 pandemic and the associated lockdown should inspire us to revisit the somewhat archaic and foreign terms used in various construction contracts in South […]
April 9, 2020

How Business Rescue can come to the aid of businesses affected by the Corona Virus lockdown

The COVID 19 Pandemic has had a catastrophic impact on the world’s economy and South Africa is most certainly not exempt therefrom. Coupled with the recent […]
July 12, 2017

Law of Succession: Johannes Steyn Botha N.O. v Master of the High Court and Two Others: Acceptance of a codicil not conforming to the Wills Act

Section 2 (1) (b) (i) (ii) and (iii) of the Wills Act 7 OF 1932 stipulates that no amendment made in a will executed shall be […]
May 18, 2017

Property Law & Conveyancing: Municipalities’ rates clearance demands reigned in

In the recent Supreme Court of Appeal case Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality v Amber Mountain Investments the court dismissed an appeal by the Municipality, against a judgment of the […]
April 1, 2016

The newly published e-Deeds Bill: the dawn of modern conveyancing

The Minister for Rural Development and Land Reform recently published the Deeds Registries Amendment Bill, 2016 for public comment. At the same time, the Department also […]
September 2, 2015

Wills Week 2015

Strauss Daly Inc has been registered for participation in the upcoming Wills Weeks in the Western Cape, which will run from 14 to 18 September 2015.  The […]
September 2, 2015

CBD property developments: be prepared before you develop

Louw Malherbe considers the pitfalls of central city property development, where developers are often confronted with the unknown and have to deal with title conditions which are […]
September 2, 2015

Employment Law: Resignation with immediate effect and the legal consequences

Labournet’s Adri Louw advises on the legal consequences of the termination of a contract of employment “with immediate effect”. A contract of service for an indefinite […]