About Nicolene Schoeman Louw

Attorney of the High Court RSA, Cape Law Society (member no. 13546), Notary Public, Conveyancer and B-B BEE Consultant   |   LLB cum laude (UFS) LLM commercial law/ B-B BEE (UFS)   |   Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Planning: CFP (US-2013)
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#Covid19, Construction and Lockdown – how are these living together?

The South African construction industry is one of the sectors which is severely affected not only by a national lockdown but also by other unforeseen situations related to prevailing conditions that may be associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Most construction projects have become under threat within a short period resulting in unexpected delays, disruptions and […]

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Crypto Assets – Some Developments in SA?

A crypto asset is a digital representation of value that is not issued by a central bank but is traded, transferred and stored electronically by natural and legal persons for payment, investment and other forms of utility, and applies cryptography techniques in the underlying technology.   In addition, Crypto Assets are applications that are associated […]

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Where does a Company Reside and Why does it Matter?

The provision that the court has jurisdiction ‘over all persons residing or being in such area does not enlarge the jurisdiction endowed by the words ’causes arising’. At common law, however, the residence (but not the mere physical presence) of a defendant or respondent within the court’s area of jurisdiction usually enables one to say […]

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Construction Guarantees – when does the contractor have the right to interfere with the employer’s claim?

It is a common occurrence for contractors to insure the performance of large construction projects. In fact in large projects this is a requirement.   In many instances these projects do not run as anticipated and as a result these policies are invoked. For a long time the rights of the contractor (who effectively is. […]

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The Fulfilment of Contractual Obligations in the Context of #Covid19 – Unpacking impossibility and Force Majeure

The Corona Virus pandemic has had a significant impact on business, although in South Africa, we have not yet realized the exact impact. What is for sure is that the “old” remedy of force majeure and impossibility of performance will become a very topical issue.   In a prior article we looked at the definition […]

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