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Nominating a conveyancer
  • Eversheds LLP
  • South Africa
  • April 20 2016

Which party has the right to appoint the conveyancer in a property transfer? Whilst the appointment of the conveyancer is up for negotiation between


Has the Supreme Court of appeal relaxed the requirements in relation to delivery of a section 129 notice in terms of the National Credit Act, No 34 of 2005?
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • April 13 2016

When a consumer is in default of a credit agreement,the National Credit Act, No 34 of 2005 (Act) requires the credit provider to bring the consumer's


Can a mortgage bond secure a claim for enrichment where the underlying loan agreement is invalid?
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • April 6 2016

The facts of the Panamo Properties 103 (Pty) Ltd v Land and Agricultural Development Bank of South Africa 2016 (1) SA 202 (SCA) are, at first, quite


Constitutional Court Declares Section 45 of the KwaZulu-Natal Planning & Development Act Constitutionally Invalid
  • Shepstone & Wylie Attorneys
  • South Africa
  • April 4 2016

On 29 January 2016, the Constitutional Court ("CC") of South Africa, in the matter of Tronox KZN Sands (Pty) Ltd v KwaZulu-Natal Planning and


Payment of Rates to Your Municipality and the Transfer of Immovable Property
  • Shepstone & Wylie Attorneys
  • South Africa
  • April 1 2016

Section 92(1) of the Deeds Registries Act No. 4 of 1937 ("Section 92") provides "no transfer of land shall be registered unless accompanied by a


Decision on the VAT treatment of the supply of student accommodation
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • March 18 2016

An interesting judgment was recently delivered in the High Court (Gauteng Division, Pretoria) in the matter of Respublica (Pty) Ltd v Commissioner


Expropriation Bill gets green light from Parliament
  • Eversheds LLP
  • South Africa
  • March 17 2016

By a landslide of 202 votes, the controversial Expropriation Bill was passed by the National Assembly on 23 February 2016. The Bill sets out the


Rates: to pay or not to pay
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • March 7 2016

This question was considered by the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) in the case of Blair Atholl Homeowners Association v The City of Tshwane


Transfer duty implications arising from the 2016 budget speech
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • February 25 2016

In the 2016 Budget recently delivered by Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan, it was announced that our current taxes on wealth are under review by


Additional Tax Amendments: Business (Financial Sector)
  • Shepstone & Wylie Attorneys
  • South Africa
  • February 25 2016

There are certain scenarios where the tax relief provided in the Taxation Laws Amendment Act (2015) to assist the hedge fund industry’s transition to