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Crowdfunding in South Africa

Introduction In the digital age, everyone is more connected than ever before. This means that we all have access to an audience we have not previously been able to access. This is more so in the case of raising funds. Many Entrepreneurs have great ideas for businesses but require capital. Many now make use of […]

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App Developer

Legal Agreements every App Developer needs

Introduction Applications (“apps”) have become very popular in the last ten years, especially on mobile phones. It is a booming industry where Developers create apps to help our smart phones do more. As an App Developer, it is important to have the right legal agreements discussed below in place before you go live with your […]

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Key proposed amendments to the Companies Act

The South African Companies Amendment Bill (“the Bill”) was published on 21 September 2018. This marks the first amendments to the Companies Act No 71 of 2008 (“Companies Act”), since it came into effect. Some of the proposed amendments will soften difficult regulatory requirements and strengthen checks and balances. 1.    Amendments to Memorandum of Incorporation […]

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3D printing

3D Printing and Intellectual Property

Introduction New technologies continue to challenge the limits of the law and present new scenarios law makers have not yet provided for. 3D printing is one area that is increasingly being identified as a technology that will create challenges in intellectual property (hereinafter referred to as “IP”) law. Simply put, 3D printing involves the “copying” […]

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Property Practitioners Bill

Commercial Court re-established to speed up litigation

Recently the office of the Judge President of the Gauteng High Court division of South Africa released a Commercial Court Practice Directive which comes into effect immediately, creating a specialised Commercial Court administered as part of the High Court. The purpose of the Commercial Court is to promote the efficient conduct of litigation in the […]

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