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The In Duplum Rule – How far does it Go? Limited to Credit Agreements – or Not?

The in duplum rule has been part of South African law for more than 100 years, translated, in duplum means ‘double the amount’. This common law rule provides that interest on a debt will cease to run where the total amount of arrear interest has accrued to an amount equal to the outstanding principal indebtedness. […]

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Spousal Maintenance: Duty to support spouse Post Divorce

When it comes to divorces, things tend to become acrimonious. This could be as a result of one spouse being subjected to verbal, mental, financial and emotional abuse or simply growing apart. Be that as it may, a common fear in respect of divorces is the possible loss of financial support, previously provided by a […]

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Reporting a Motor Vehicle Collision Online

One is legally obligated to report motor vehicle collisions in terms of the National Road Traffic Act 93 of 1996. This is to be done within 24-hours of the accident occurring or by the end of the first working day following the collision. It is necessary for the driver involved to do so and may […]

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Implementing a COVID-19 policy in the Workplace

As South Africa has recently entered what is called advanced alert level 3 of the phased approach of opening up of the economy, many businesses are still grappling with the initial financial and operational consequences of the lockdown. As businesses and trade resumes in a heightened State of Disaster with gargantuan increases in COVID-19 infections […]

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Crypto Assets – Some Developments in SA?

A crypto asset is a digital representation of value that is not issued by a central bank but is traded, transferred and stored electronically by natural and legal persons for payment, investment and other forms of utility, and applies cryptography techniques in the underlying technology.   In addition, Crypto Assets are applications that are associated […]

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