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Voluntary Associations and Non-Profit Companies-what are the differences?

Introduction What is the difference between a Non-Profit Company and a Voluntary Association? This article will explore what is formally required for both, and when may  one be more suitable than the other. While both are not for profit entities, and at face value may appear extremely similar, there are several key distinctions. Overview Section […]

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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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What makes you the owner of shares?

Often a company’s shareholding is not clear to a layman and even though you might be in possession of a share certificate, you might not necessarily be the valid owner of any shares. What a misconception to be held under. These types of situations arise especially in the BBBEE spectrum where someone is made to […]

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corporate governance

Why every company needs a tailored Shareholders’ Agreement

A Shareholders’ Agreement is just that – an agreement between the shareholders of a company.  This agreement is an invaluable resource for any business as it structures the relationship between the shareholders and provides the foundation for how they will interact with each other. A Shareholders’ Agreement is drafted in order to protect the interests/investments of all the shareholders of the […]

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Understanding “Skills Development” for BBBEE purposes

Understanding Skills Development is no longer only a nice-to-have, it is a necessity for all companies.  Skills Development has always been regarded as an important pillar for economic success and stability, however, with practical issues, like a lack of access to funding, facing South Africa, other avenues had to be explored to upskill and bridge […]

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