Tag ArchivesBusiness

Proxy Representation – The Supreme Court of Appeal’s interpretation of Section 58(1) and 58(3)(C) of the Companies Act, 71 of 2008

As most practitioners are aware, especially those who deal with the drafting of Shareholders Agreements or even Memoranda of Incorporation, we usually insert quite a lengthy clause dealing specifically with proxies, their appointment, their right to vote, etc. I don’t believe many practitioners (be it attorneys, auditors, or advisors) have ever given much thought to […]

Read full story

Blackmonday: The impact on your business

As many of you are aware, the announcement by the President of the Republic of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, on Thursday, 30 March 2017, regarding cabinet reshuffling, caused a great uproar in communities all over South Africa. One community in particular created the “#BlackMonday” movement, captioning on their website “our souls are not for sale”. […]

Read full story
business partner

How to choose the right business partner for your company – RSG Rand en Sent – 29 May 2016

Nicolene Schoeman-Louw was again featured  on RSG’s “Rand en Sent” on Sunday, 29 May 2016.  Following the discussion on electronic vehicles and how it will change the motor insurance industry and the premiums we pay monthly, she discusses the importance of choosing the right business partner for your company and how to go about making this tough decision. Listen […]

Read full story
small business

Three mayor risks small businesses face in today’s economic climate – RSG Rand en Sent – 22 May 2016

Nicolene Schoeman-Louw was again featured  on RSG’s “Rand en Sent” on Sunday, 22 May 2016.  Following the discussion on passive investment, she discusses the three biggest risks facing small businesses in today’s economic climate and how you can confront it head on. Listen to the podcast by clicking here. There are many medicines. Certain medicines are popular. Other […]

Read full story
license bbbee

How your BBBEE rating may affect you when applying for licenses in future

Another proposed amendment to the regulations in terms of the Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment Act 53 of 2003 as amended (the “Codes of Good Practice” or “Codes”) was gazetted on 17 February 2016 (Gazette number 39704) for public comment. Notably, Part 7 entails the impact these proposed amendments will have on the applications of […]

Read full story