Commercial

July 8, 2020

Directors and business rescue in the time of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic and the resultant lockdown have opened up new avenues of profit for some businesses, but they have also subjected many others to the […]
May 11, 2020

Leases, contracts and COVID-19: What is Force Majeure?

The COVID-19 crisis has changed everything. Our personal lives have been upended and our businesses hit hard. And with many businesses operating out of leased premises, […]
April 3, 2019

Losing your licence with AARTO demerits: More danger than you thought, and the wheels are turning

“The one thing that unites all human beings, regardless of age, gender, religion, economic status, or ethnic background, is that, deep down inside, we all believe […]
February 6, 2019

Your website of the month: 5 Steps to business success

Perhaps you are an employee, dreaming of starting up your own business. Or an entrepreneur looking to leverage your practical experience into another successful start-up. Or […]
August 6, 2018

Lending money repayable “on demand”: Beware prescription!

“…prescription started its deadly trudge on the day the loan at issue in these proceedings was advanced” (extract from judgment below) You will know that most […]
September 11, 2017

The R1m buffalo that died: A lesson in passing of risk

We buy and sell things every day, and no doubt most of us assume that it is only when we become the owner that we take […]
August 8, 2017

Attorneys selling properties: The ARH website is up and running!

The ARH website is now live: www.attorneyrealtorhub.co.za. Who should join this? Attorneys who want to market and sell the properties of their clients. What does the […]
June 5, 2017

WHAT IS AN OCCUPANCY CERTIFICATE? WHY DO YOU NEED IT?

“Cheops’ Law: Nothing ever gets built on schedule or within budget” (Robert A. Heinlein) Hopefully you won’t have to wait 20 years for your new dream […]
June 4, 2015

SELLING A BUSINESS WITH GOODWILL: BEWARE THIS IMPLIED PROHIBITION

When you sell a business including its “goodwill”, you will likely be prevented from opening up in competition with your old business by a “restraint of […]
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