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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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BBBEE Compliance: The Construction Sector Code – What you need to know

Introduction In October 2013, the revised Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (“Generic BBBEE Codes” or “Codes”) Codes were gazetted by the Minister of Trade and Industry (DTI). In April 2015 these (new) Codes came into operation (“new codes”) thereby replacing the existing BBBEE Codes of Good Practice (“old codes”). The Construction Codes became effective about a […]

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The Turquand Rule – Applicable when contracting with Government?

Introduction   The Turquand rule originates from  Royal British Bank v Turquand (1856) 6 E&B 327. It is a UK Company Law Case that determined that people transacting with Companies are entitled to assume that Internal Company Rules are complied with, even when they are not.   The question is though – does this apply […]

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SchoemanLaw Internship Programme 2018

This October SchoemanLaw piloted our internship programme. The aim of the programme is to give dynamic, newly qualified attorneys the opportunity to gain practical experience in a reputable tech-enabled commercial law firm. Furthermore, to recruit the coming term’s candidate attorneys. The interns gained experience in the following during the week of 22 to 26 October […]

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The real meaning of clients not paying

As an entrepreneur, building a successful and sustainable business is a massive challenge in itself. Not to mention the additional challenge posed by late or non-paying clients. True, there are various reasons for clients not paying, ranging from larger economic factors, to Terms and Conditions (“T&C’s”) and to the client’s personal situation. It is therefore […]

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Data Security should be top priority for all businesses

Read our feature in The Star Newspaper, published on 21 September 2018.

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