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August 6, 2020

Lockdown “Admission of Guilt” Fines – The Criminal Record Risk

Breaking any of our lockdown laws can be an expensive business, risking heavy penalties. If you are accused of a contravention and offered the option of […]
August 6, 2020

The Pandemic and Business Interruption Cover – Can You Claim?

It’s no surprise that our media has been awash with reports on the recent High Court judgment around a restaurant’s business interruption cover claims. The restaurant […]
August 6, 2020

Property: Green shoots, agent’s commission and Fidelity Fund Certificates

Dollar billionaire Andrew Carnegie said it a century ago, and it still rings true – wise property investment can be hard to beat when it comes […]
July 8, 2020

Our brave new world: Using Zoom for retrenchment consultations

The COVID-19 pandemic will doubtless lead to many new developments on the legal front. For example, with widespread employee retrenchment now an unfortunate reality in our […]
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 […]
July 8, 2020

POPIA’s deadline is 30 June 2021 – Ignore the “fake headlines” but start planning!

At long last the main provisions of POPIA (the Protection of Personal Information Act) have been gazetted, and they will commence on 1 July 2020. That […]
July 8, 2020

Electronic signatures in property and other transactions

We all know that verbal agreements, although fully binding for most types of transaction, are a recipe for uncertainty and dispute. It’s not just a question […]
June 4, 2020

Domestic Violence and the Lockdown: Your Personalised Safety Plan

There is great concern that the COVID-19 crisis, particularly the mandatory “stay at home” lockdown phase, will see both an increase in the levels of domestic […]
June 4, 2020

Directors: Reckless Trading and Personal Liability in the Time of Coronavirus

The COVID-19 pandemic and its ongoing economic fallout have left many businesses struggling with cash flow and even viability challenges. The result is that an increasing […]
June 4, 2020

Unemployed, Can’t Pay Bond and Credit Instalments? “Credit Life Insurance” May Save You

If you are one of the many employees retrenched or put on short pay or unpaid leave as a result of the COVID-19 crisis and lockdown, […]
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