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The big question: Discounting Transaction or Incidental Credit?

By |2019-10-04T05:41:14+00:00February 18th, 2019|Commercial Law, Commercial Law, Consumer|

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.

Electronic contracts – what is the legal status of concluding a contract online or via email and is a person’s signature sufficient to satisfy the requirements of an electronic signature?

By |2019-10-04T05:41:26+00:00September 12th, 2018|Commercial Law, ICT Law|

Concluding a contract online or by email by means of a data message or using an electronic signature can cause uncertainty in terms of whether the contract is legally enforceable.  However, with the introduction of [...]