The headline on the cover of The Economist of 24-31 August 2019 queried: "What are companies for?"
Presentation slides from 10 OCT 2020.
There are differing views on what levels of service are acceptable in a service level agreement between a vendor and a customer and a lack of this can lead to disappointment...
There are various tax implications that arise in relation to franchise arrangements and it is important to consider the tax treatment of the various types of income received and expenditure incurred by both franchisors and franchisees.
Adams & Adams
A license agreement is a type of contract in which the proprietor of intellectual property would grant to a user or licensee the right to use that intellectual property.
Shareholder claims revisited - what is the current position following the recent Steinhoff and African Bank judgments?
It is not only the scores under these elements that may be affected.
When entering into settlement discussions, the content of your discussions and subsequent correspondence is of the utmost importance.
In terms of section 7(1)(a) of the Consumer Protection Act, 68 of 2008 ("CPA"), a formal requirement in terms of that "a franchise agreement must be in writing and signed by...
In a case where a company is harmed by the actions of a third party and the company's share price consequently depreciates, a shareholder in the company is ordinarily not entitled to bring...
On 7 August 2020, the Western Cape High Court, in Marib Holdings (Pty) Ltd v Parring NO and Others, considered the meaning of "frivolous, vexatious or without merit"...
Business Rescue proceedings entail the process of attempting to rehabilitate financially distressed companies, and find their legislative authority in Chapter 6 of the Companies Act No. 71 of 2008
Clyde & Co
The Supreme Court of Appeal ("SCA") delivered a significant judgment on the interpretation of the Companies Act relating to the liability
A stakeholder is commonly known as a person with an interest or concern in something.
On 3 July 2020, the Supreme Court of Appeal ("SCA") delivered a significant judgment on the interpretation of the Companies Act relating to the liability of directors and auditors for claims by shareholders in ...
The elements of this article contain an introduction South Africa to foreign investors and to provide context in terms of the country's ease of doing business and the first steps of establishing a business in South Africa.
There are certain essential elements which must be present in a contractual arrangement for an agreement to be deemed valid.
In this FAQ summary we answer questions from South African business owners and leaders who are potentially facing financial distress, insolvency or restructuring.
Regular assessments of your payroll structure, employment policies and overall employee cost profile can be hugely beneficial, but are often overlooked.