May 25, 2020

Use of electronic signatures and the legal validity thereof

Written by: Pieter Walters and Beyers van Sittert The rapid spread of COVID-19 and the regulations imposed by the government have highlighted the need for companies to have a remote […]
May 25, 2020

Retrenchments during business rescue

Business Rescue has enjoyed substantial media coverage during the COVID-19 pandemic as it is one of the mechanisms that can be utilised by a business to proverbially weather the storm. […]
May 19, 2020

Cybercrimes & cybersecurity

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many businesses to use information technology to keep afloat. In this age of technology, social medial and communication, it is vital to be aware of […]
May 19, 2020

Cancellation of contract in terms of the Consumer Protection Act

The current economic circumstances in South Africa have necessitated both private individuals and businesses alike to review the contracts that they have concluded with the view of limiting any unnecessary […]
May 6, 2020

Legal mechanisms to assist your business during commercial hardship

The COVID-19 pandemic has severely strained the South African economy and the ability of various businesses within the country to generate income. The aforesaid position has consequently affected the cashflow […]
April 21, 2020

The impact of Covid-19 in the workplace

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating effect on the financial wellbeing of various companies worldwide. South Africa has not been spared the wrath of the virus and as such […]
May 30, 2019


Introduction to business rescue proceedings In simple terms, business rescue proceedings take place when a company becomes financially distressed, and it appears to be reasonably unlikely that the company will […]
April 9, 2019


Sarah buys furniture from Mark who promised her that the furniture is of good quality. However, he doesn’t notify her about problems with the furniture. Later, Sarah discovers that some […]
March 4, 2019


I have a dispute which has been referred to the CCMA. How does the process work? The CCMA is a state-funded institution which acts as the centrepiece of the statutory […]
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