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Retail: Massmart files complaint against major retailers - exclusive lease agreements

  • Webber Wentzel
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  • South Africa
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  • November 28 2014

Further to our October update (available here), Massmart has filed a complaint with the Competition Commission against Pick n Pay, Shoprite and Spar

Lessors and landlords - do they hold all the cards?

  • DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
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  • South Africa
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  • November 10 2014

It is not unusual for lease agreements to contain clauses providing that a lessee who seeks to sublet or to cede and assign all their rights and

Retail: Commission asked to re-look at exclusive clauses in leases

  • Webber Wentzel
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  • South Africa
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  • October 31 2014

The Competition Commission has received a complaint from the South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA), requesting that it re-look at

The thorn in the property owner's side: the new alien and invasive species regulations

  • DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
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  • South Africa
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  • October 29 2014

The National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, No 10 of 2004 (Biodiversity Act) was enacted to provide for the management and conservation

Increase in armed mall robberies in SA raises questions over liability

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • South Africa
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  • October 23 2014

The importance of comprehensive public liability cover has again been highlighted following the recent cases of armed robbery at Canal Walk Shopping

Liquidation: the effect on leases

  • DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
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  • South Africa
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  • September 12 2014

Although a tenant's insolvency does not automatically terminate the lease or confer a right upon a landlord to cancel the lease, a landlord is not

The sale of a rental enterprise

  • DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
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  • South Africa
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  • September 11 2014

In Boschoff v Theron the court applied the said maxim and held that upon transfer being passed to the purchaser the previous landlord is divested of

The effects of publication of a voluntary surrender notice abuse of process vs the law

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • South Africa
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  • August 25 2014

In recent years it appears to have become a common trend for distressed homeowners to publish voluntary surrender notices as a stratagem to stay

Energy update: synopsis of the Infrastructure Development Act 23 of 2014

  • Dentons
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  • South Africa
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  • August 18 2014

The Infrastructure Development Act 23 of 2014 (Act) was assented to on 30 May 2014 and creates the statutory entity that will facilitate strategic

Ruling on leasehold improvements

  • DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
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  • South Africa
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  • August 8 2014

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) released binding private ruling 177 (Ruling) on 31 July 2014. The Ruling concerned a lease and a sublease and