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May 27, 2013

COMPANY DEREGISTRATION: NEW PROCEDURES

CIPC (the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission) has published new procedures for deregistration of companies and close corporations. You can apply to voluntarily deregister your corporate […]
May 27, 2013

BARRIERS TO RESOLVING DISPUTES THROUGH NEGOTIATION

In the opening chapter of Barriers to Conflict Resolution, Robert H. Mnookin ascribes the inability of parties to reach optimal agreements through negotiation, to the existence […]
May 27, 2013

PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS WITH TRUSTS – A RISK TO REMEMBER!

Don’t sell property to, nor buy property from, a trust – until, that is, you have written proof that the person representing the trust is properly […]
May 27, 2013

BRAVE NEW WORLD: VIRTUAL BOARDROOMS IN CYBERSPACE

“O Wonder! .….O Brave New World” (Shakespeare) One of the innovations brought in by our “new” Companies Act is that company meetings may now be held […]
May 27, 2013

LITIGATION, MEDIATION & ETHICS

“So, tell me one thing, why would a litigation attorney refer a matter to mediation?” asks William, a senior commercial attorney in Cape Town. I hesitate […]
May 27, 2013

LITIGATION, MEDIATION & ETHICS

“So, tell me one thing, why would a litigation attorney refer a matter to mediation?” asks William, a senior commercial attorney in Cape Town. I hesitate […]
May 27, 2013

TENDER FRAUD – FIGHT BACK!

What are our courts doing about the scourge of tender fraud in South Africa? The sentence: 3 years’ prison It’s a hot topic yet again, and […]
May 27, 2013

FACEBOOK, TWITTER: POST AND TWEET AT YOUR PERIL! AND BEWARE

“I wonder too what happened to the person who I counted as a best friend for 15 years, and how this behaviour is justified. Remember I […]
May 27, 2013

SIGNED SURETY ON A BOND? MANAGE YOUR RISK!

“Buy land – they’ve stopped making it” (Mark Twain) Property can indeed be a great investment, just be aware that signing personal suretyship – which you […]
May 27, 2013

SHOPPERS: A NEW OMBUD RIDES TO YOUR RESCUE!

The appliance you bought at your local store doesn’t work when you get it home, so – You take it back and demand a refund. The […]
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