Articles

What is an urgent application?

By Matthew Thomson|July 19th, 2019|

“What do you mean my matter is not urgent?”

This is […]

The Protection of Trade Secrets

By Arinda Truter|June 9th, 2019|

Introduction

A trade secret may generally be described as information which […]

A practical checklist to help you when buying a property…especially if you are a first time buyer.

By Ryan Dingley|June 4th, 2019|

So you can afford the purchase price but what […]

Social Media Applications- what exactly are we agreeing to? Part 1: WhatsApp

By Romi Martin|June 3rd, 2019|

When downloading social media applications on our devices, we are […]

Trade mark, copyright and patents– basic differences and how to protect your intellectual property rights

By Arinda Truter|March 11th, 2019|

It is important for business owners to understand that most […]

The benefits of registering property (and other assets) in a trust and how to go about it

By Arinda Truter|March 4th, 2019|

The primary reason for setting up a trust is for […]

Selling your Business – “Best Time to Draw up the Sale Documents”

By Hazel du Plooy|February 26th, 2019|

In the financial planning world, it is often said that […]

The ‘Give and Take’ of the The Employment Equity Amendment Bill, 2018 (the “Bill”)

By Peter Turner|February 26th, 2019|

The Employment Equity Amendment Bill, 2018 (the “Bill”) and draft […]

Newsflash: Lost title deed and bond amendment on hold!

By Michelle Fiorentinos|February 22nd, 2019|

There has been panic regarding the amendment to regulations 68(1) […]

The big question: Discounting Transaction or Incidental Credit?

By Natalie Gillmer|February 18th, 2019|

A question often asked, and understandably so, is what is the difference between a discounting transaction and an incidental credit transaction? On first glance at the definitions in the National Credit Act, 2005 (the “NCA”) they seem almost identical, but one needs to look at the nature of the transaction to differentiate between the two.