Suretyship Agreements – What Are They?

  A suretyship agreement is defined as an agreement in terms of which a third party, namely the surety, undertakes liability towards a creditor for the proper performance of a portion of or the entire obligation of a debtor. A valid principal obligation between the creditor and debtor is essential for the validity of a […]

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Antenuptial Contracts – Part 1 of 3 -Implications of Marriage Out of Community of Property

In the twenty first century many couples are entering into an Antenuptial Contract in order to protect their individual assets and restrict their exposure to liabilities brought on in terms of solemnizing a marriage or civil union in community of property. The specific liabilities one is exposed to as well as the requirements to exercise your rights […]

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Share Buy-Backs and Waiver

Investing in a private company is a personal decision contingent on sometimes, many personal factors. That being on the one side and on the other, the Company’s right to buy back shares. Companies are in terms of the Companies Act 71 of 2008, as amended (hereinafter referred to as “the Act”) – allowed to buy-back […]

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SchoemanLaw Wins 2018 Women Empowerment in the Workplace Award, Gender Mainstreaming Awards

SchoemanLaw was announced as the winners of the 2018 Gender Mainstreaming Awards – Women Empowerment in the Workplace, Unlisted Companies. The Women Empowerment in the Workplace award acknowledges organisations that not only have advanced women in their workplaces through training and capacity-building but also have successfully transformed corporate behaviour and practices. Business Engage has developed […]

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The Star: Assessing the merits of alternative dispute resolution

Read our feature in The Star Newspaper, published on 30 August 2018.

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