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Surrogacy - too much to bear?

South Africa - January 24 2018 Surrogacy - a word recently dragged kicking and screaming into the limelight by the pop-couple Kardashian-West. What caused the outcry? Kim’s…

Elizabeth Sonnekus

South Africa adopts International Arbitration Bill: A new dawn for the settlement of international commercial disputes in Africa

Africa, South Africa - October 25 2017 The Bill will align the South African International Arbitration Law with international best practice and should go a long way to establish South…

Timothy Baker, Jackwell Feris, Tim Fletcher, Thabile Fuhrmann

Howzat umpire?! Or is it arbitrator?

South Africa - September 27 2017 "We cannot afford to arbitrate before three arbitrators! The amount in dispute doesn't justify such costs." Words uttered all too often in the modern…

Time [for the] bar

South Africa - September 20 2017 Prescribed; time barred; extinguished: all music to the ears of a defendant. If not prosecuted, civil claims normally prescribe within three years…

Fiorella Noriega Del Valle

We repeat - demand loans prescribe after three years - OUCH!

South Africa - September 14 2017 You may recall our previous alert where we discussed the decision of the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) in Trinity Asset Management. We thought this…

Thapelo Malakoane, Timothy Smit