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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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Amendments to BBBEE – skills development, a response to #FeesMustFall?

Amendments to the general codes of good practice will become effective on 1 December 2019. It is important to understand that this is effective on that date, regardless of the financial period being verified. The biggest changes are under the skills development scorecard, where the target for skills spend (equivalent to 6% of salaries bill) […]

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Property Practitioners and Stakeholders take note!

On Wednesday 2 October two pieces of legislation were signed into law by president Cyril Ramaphosa that directly impact the property industry. One is the Electronic Deeds Registration Systems Bill which will see the development of an electronic deeds registration system (also known as e-DRS) which is expected improve the turn-around time for providing deeds […]

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SchoemanLaw is counted as one of Nine world-class innovations from Southern Africa – Finalist Hiil Innovating Justice Challenge!

HiiL Southern Africa has been going through hundreds of applications for the global Innovating Justice Challenge 2019, shortlisting the best innovations, and interviewing potential finalists for our region. A few days ago they stated that: We’re delighted to say that, after hours of debate, we’ve invited nine truly amazing entrepreneurs and innovators to present their […]

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Directors’ Delinquency versus Probation

Introduction A significant innovation under the Companies Act 71 of 2008 as amended (the “Act”) is that it provides for a court application to declare a director delinquent or to have him/her placed under an order of probation. The Act confers locus standi on a broad range of persons to apply to court for such […]

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The Carbon Tax Act

Introduction The Carbon Tax Act 15 of 2019 (the “Act”) was enacted as a result of the increase of greenhouse gas emissions in the atmosphere, which is causing and contributing to global climate change.  The Act in its preamble, therefore, aims to contribute to the worldwide effort to stabilise greenhouse gas emissions by employing the […]

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