January 31, 2018

WHEN DOES PRESCRIPTION OF A DEBT START?

Debt does not last forever, after a period of time it prescribes and becomes invalid. Prescribed debt can be explained as old debt that has not been acknowledged over a […]
December 14, 2017

GEARING UP FOR POPI COMPLIANCE

The Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act is a piece of legislation to keep a close eye on. The POPI Act outlines how companies may collect, handle, store and discard […]
December 5, 2017

DO RESTRAINT OF TRADE AGREEMENTS WORK?

A restraint of trade is an agreement between an employer and an employee, or a provision in an employment contract that restricts an employee from being employed by a competitor […]
November 16, 2017

SHOP CLOSED: HOW TO DEREGISTER A COMPANY OR CC

When the time has come to close shop, a company or close corporation may be deregistered upon request from the company or close corporation or any other third party, but […]
October 6, 2017

NEW REQUIREMENTS TO RE-INSTATE A COMPANY OR CLOSE CORPORATION

A company or close corporation may be deregistered upon request from the company or close corporation or any other third party. A company or close corporation may also be re-instated. […]
September 6, 2017

HOW DO I CANCEL A LEASE?

What happens when a landlord or a tenant wants to cancel a lease? What rules and what legislation apply? What protection does the law provide? If you want to end […]
August 1, 2017

THE COMPETITION COMMISSION: PLAY FAIR OR ELSE

There has been a lot of activity in the commercial sector regarding unfair behaviour according to the Competition Commission. Claims arose that retail giants blocked rivals by means of exclusive […]
July 7, 2017

Is your business being liquidated?

Many businesses fail and consequently have to face financial crises that few recover from and in most instances, results in business owners shutting doors for good. If your business has […]
June 8, 2017

Cancelling a lease agreement early

If you want to end your lease contract early, this can only be done “in situations where the Consumer Protection Act or Rental Housing Act apply” – or if there’s […]
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