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October 5, 2016

GARNISHEE ORDERS: A 7-POINT PRACTICAL GUIDE TO NEW RULES FOR LENDERS, DEBTORS AND EMPLOYERS

“…the law regulating the granting of emoluments attachment orders was misapplied and abused by the credit providers.  This caused enormous hardship to individuals against whom those […]
October 5, 2016

SELLING PROPERTY? CHECK FOR VAT BEFORE YOU SIGN

“There’s many a slip ‘twixt the cup and the lip” (very old and very wise proverb) You sell your property for a good price and, with […]
October 5, 2016

DIVORCE MAINTENANCE: CAN YOU CONTRACT OUT OF IT?

“The concept of chivalry is beyond his comprehension and lies dead and buried in his mind, if it ever existed” (Part of the Court’s scathing assessment […]
October 5, 2016

LOST VIEWS AND RISING DAMP: LESSONS FOR HOME BUYERS

“Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself.” (Eleanor Roosevelt) Here’s the story of yet another bitter dispute […]
September 8, 2016

AIM Invitation: Ibrahim Patelia talks on “Why are mediators only focussed on mediation?”

Dear Colleagues/Mediators AIM Mediation Café – “Why are mediators only focussed on mediation?” [Is mediation a sustainable profession?] – Ibrahim Patelia: Attorney, Mediator, Arbitrator, Trainer, Assessor […]
September 6, 2016

MAATSKAPPYDIREKTEURE EN PERSOONLIKE AANSPREEKLIKHEID: WEES BEDAG

Ons Maatskappywet van 2008 is sedert 2011 in werking. Die nuwe wet plaas ‘n hele lys van bykomende verantwoordelikhede en risiko’s op direkteure en  beamptes. Die […]
September 6, 2016

‘N BITTER PIL! ‘N EIENAAR KAN AS ‘N ONWETTIGE BESETTER UIT SY EIE HUIS GESIT WORD

Al is jy die geregistreerde eienaar van ‘n huis, kan jy steeds as ‘n “onwettige besetter” uit die huis gesit word. Ons is almal vertroud met […]
September 6, 2016

JOU TESTAMENT EN ‘N PRAKTIESE PLAN VIR JOU NAASBESTAANDES

“As die hemel val, is ons almal dood.” Afrikaanse spreekwoord. Of jy nou jonk of jonk van gees is, gesond is of grondpad geloop het, ‘n […]
September 6, 2016

DIRECTORS AND PERSONAL LIABILITY: THE LITTLE-KNOWN SECTION WAITING IN AMBUSH

Since the “new” 2008 Companies Act came into effect in 2011, directors and other company officers have had to shoulder a raft of additional responsibilities and […]
September 6, 2016

TRUMPED! A HOME OWNER CAN BE EVICTED AS AN UNLAWFUL OCCUPIER

Did you know that even as the owner of a house, you could still be evicted from it as an “unlawful occupier”? That could happen if, […]
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