One of the duties imposed on a director of a company is the duty to avoid conflict of interest – this forms part of the director’s fiduciary duties. This duty has always existed under common law, as gleaned from the decided court cases, but it has now been codified in the Companies Act (“the Act”), under […]
One aim of the recent Amendments Bill to the Basic Conditions of Employment Act No. 75 of 1997 (BCEA) is to regulate our different employment relationships. Changes to the legislation are designed to respond to the growth of the South African labour market’s informal sector. It is important that people who work in this sector […]
In Maccsand v City of Cape Town (CCT 103/11)  ZACC 7 and Minister for Mineral Resources v Swartland Municipality and Others (CCT 102/11)  ZACC 8 (12 April 2012): According to the press summary of this Constitutional Court judgement, in October 2007 the Minister for Mineral Resources granted Maccsand a mining permit in […]
As the future of an economy, businesses are the future of a country. It is therefore very important that each business owner recognises their responsibility to greater society while they are considering their personal goals. The unfortunate reality is however, that many businesses under-perform or die before they have actually lived because of poor planning. […]
Ms Nicolene Schoeman’s latest research paper titled: Piercing the Corporate veil under the new Companies Act. Is s20(9) read with s 218 a codification of the common law concept or is it further reaching? was published in the prestigious legal journal De Rebus (the SA attorneys’ journal) in June 2012. <Click here to read the […]
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