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The effect of section 131(6) on the locus standi of a trade union

South Africa - October 12 2018 It has become a common phenomenon that applications are brought to put into business rescue, companies which are already in liquidation - sometimes…

Mokhutwane Phooko

Taking the easy way out of business rescue proceedings

South Africa - April 5 2018 It’s an open secret that the commendable goals envisaged by the legislature with the introduction of the business rescue proceedings in Chapter 6 of…

Lizelle Acker

CHECKMATE: South Africa's credit rating downgraded to "junk status"

South Africa - May 12 2017 In a catastrophic move for South Africa, credit rating agency Standard and Poor (S&P) downgraded South Africa's credit rating to "junk" status. On 3…

Kylene Weyers

A session on cessions of debtors in business rescue

United Kingdom - October 11 2016 There has been considerable controversy about the extent of the powers, and the extent of obligations of a business rescue practitioner in relation…

Gareth Cremen, Kylene Weyers

Revisiting Chetty

South Africa - December 22 2015 Section 133 of the Companies Act 71 of 2008 provides for a general moratorium on legal proceedings against a company in business rescue. I wrote an…

Kylene Weyers