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capacity

Fundamental Requirements of a Valid Contract- Protecting Contracting Parties’ Rights!

In the twenty first century, contracts have become a part of our everyday lives from cell phone contracts, service provider contracts, employment contracts, leasing, motor vehicle financing and bond. We conclude these contracts frequently, but do you know what the fundamental requirements to conclude a valid legally- binding contract in South African are? For a […]

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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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The Impact of the FICA Amendment Bill

The Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment Bill, commonly known as the FICA Bill was signed into law during April 2017. The FICA Bill brings about amendments to the Financial Intelligence Centre Act 38 of 2001 (“FICA”), which aims at combatting money laundering and the financing of terrorism. This signing of the FICA Bill has been received […]

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employment

When am I regarded as an employee?

The signing of an offer of employment generally signifies the beginning of a contractual relationship between an employer and employee in labour law. Legislation that stipulates the rights of both the employer and employee after the signing of the offer of acceptance or the commencement of work in a new position, has become murky for […]

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terms and conditions

The importance of tailor made T&C’s for your online business

Should you decide to run an online business, it is of the utmost importance that you have a well-drafted and tailor made Terms and Conditions (T&C’s) of sale or service to fit your business’ specific needs. Many businesses, whether they trade on or offline, make these available on their website. Naturally, for your online business […]

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