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Removal of a director by shareholders - to give reasons or not to give reasons?
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • January 18 2018

The Companies Act, No 71 of 2008 (Companies Act) regulates the removal of directors. In terms of the Companies Act, a director may be removed either


The Brusson Scheme: Practical difficulties for ex-owners trying to implement the Constitutional Court’s decision
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • January 17 2018

The decision of the Constitutional Court, in the case of ABSA Bank Limited v Moore and Another 2016 ZACC 34 has far-reaching implications and the


”Justice delayed is justice denied” - William E. Gladstone
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • January 17 2018

The legal moratorium is a protective mechanism inherent in business rescue proceedings. Another safety net available to debtors is the possibility of


Recovering prescribed debts - Section 126 of the National Credit Act
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • January 15 2018

Section 126B(1)(b) states, inter alia, that no person may continue to collect or re-activate a debt under a credit agreement to which the NCA applies:


Twin peaks (Financial Sector Regulation Act) moves forward: Transitional arrangements
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • January 15 2018

Just before the holidays, on 18 December 2017, National Treasury published the draft regulations to the Financial Sector Regulation Act, 2017 (FSR


Planning for public holidays and extra public holidays in 2018
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • January 15 2018

There are a number of national public holidays that take place in South Africa every year. The remaining public holidays for 2018 are: Human Rights


The first stop is the CCMA
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • January 15 2018

In the unreported case of the South African Equity Union obo Van Wyk and 100 members v Lodestone confectionary (Pty) Ltd ta Candy Tops (PS1916), the


Increased minimum wage for domestic workers
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • January 15 2018

As a result of the amendments, domestic workers working in Area A (bigger metropolitan areas) that work more than 27 ordinary hours per week must be


Saving your online real estate from squatters in South Africa
  • Spoor & Fisher
  • South Africa
  • January 10 2018

The Internet has had a profound influence on modern commerce with domain names providing the real estate for businesses to build an online presence


All the King's Horses and All the King's Men Could Not Put the Contract Together Again
  • Baker McKenzie
  • South Africa
  • January 2 2018

"When I use a word," Humpty Dumpty said, in a rather scornful tone," it means just what I chose it to mean - neither more, neither less." "The