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  • January 16, 2017

    Requirements to restore a deregistered company

    There are various circumstances in which a company (or close corporation) can become deregistered at the CIPC. 1. The company itself can apply for deregistration at […]
    January 16, 2017

    When must you consult the Family Advocate?

    You may consult the Family Advocate if you have a dispute relating to either the best interests of a child and/or parental responsibilities and rights. Other […]
    December 7, 2016

    An Introduction: MOI & Shareholders Agreement

    1. Memorandum of Incorporation The Memorandum of Incorporation (“MOI”) is the founding document of company which, in conjunction with the Companies Act, 2008 (Act No. 71 of 2008) […]
    December 7, 2016

    How to register a new company

    The basic steps to register a company under the Companies Act of 2008 at the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) involves certain forms and supporting […]
    October 25, 2016

    Important steps for the transfer of property

    The transfer process can take up to three months, sometimes longer. There are different steps involved in the transfer of a property, these include: 1. Instruction. […]
    October 25, 2016

    Financial assistance by companies to issue shares

    Section 38 of the Companies Act, 61 of 1973 (now repealed) contained a prohibition against companies issuing shares to prospective shareholders on loan account. This was […]
    August 1, 2016

    Interest Free or Low Interest Loans to Trusts – Draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill – 8 July 2016 

    The Draft Taxations Laws Amendment Bill, 2016 has been made available for comments. As far as trusts are concerned a new section 7C is proposed. The […]
    May 31, 2016

    Geldigheid van ʼn huweliksvoorwaardekontrak

    Die opstel en ondertekening van ʼn huweliksvoorwaardekontrak moet versigtig benader word. Benewens die feit dat die inhoud feitelik korrek moet wees, moet al die nodige bepalings […]
    May 31, 2016

    Validity of Antenuptial Contracts

    One must be careful when drafting and signing an Antenuptial Contract. Aside from ensuring that the contents is all correct, one must also ensure that all […]
    May 31, 2016

    Onderhoud – Nie net vir minderjariges nie

    Wanneer die woord “onderhoud” genoem word, dink baie mense aan vroue wat onderhoud vir minderjarige kinders eis of alternatiewelik, vroue wat vir onderhoud van hul gewese […]


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