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Real Estate Alert
5 February 2014 Real Estate

Real Estate Alert

Until quite recently, there existed some uncertainty as to whether the absence of statutory permissions, for example the failure to obtain statutory approval for the construction of a carport or outbuilding, constitutes a latent defect (that is, a defect which is not visible or discoverable upon an inspection of the property) within the scope of the voetstoots clause, or whether the voetstoots clause protects sellers only against defects of a physical nature.

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Tax Alert
3 September 2010 Tax & Exchange Control

Tax Alert

The Voluntary Disclosure Programme (VDP) has been formulised pursuant to the Voluntary Disclosure Programme...

Employment Matters
2 September 2010 Employment

Employment Matters

Currently, a director's fiduciary duties are derived from a company's memorandum and articles of association and the common law.

Employment Alert
1 September 2010 Employment

Employment Alert

What is the meaning of gross pay when calculating the annual earnings of an employee?

The New Companies Act
31 August 2010 Corporate & Commercial

The New Companies Act

The new Companies Act 71 of 2008 is expected to come into force during the last quarter of 2010.

From recruitment to retirement
27 August 2010 Employment

From recruitment to retirement

For many employers, the key to having a productive and high-performing workforce is recruiting the right people to start with.

Tax Alert
27 August 2010 Tax & Exchange Control

Tax Alert

The Taxation Laws Amendment Bill was submitted to Parliament on 24 August 2010.

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An agent's right to commission
2 January 2008 Dispute Resolution

An agent's right to commission

An agent will have a claim for commission on a sale agreement if he introduced the parties to one another, thereby being the effective cause of the sale.

Beware the bogeyman
6 November 2004 Black Economic Empowerment (BEE)

Beware the bogeyman

The macro-economic rationale that lies at the heart of black economic empowerment (BEE) is to address the...

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Johan Jacobs talks about the budget speech
16 May 2016 Trusts & Estates

Johan Jacobs talks about the budget speech

Johann Jacobs, national practice head and director in the Trust and Estates practice talks about the budget speech which was delivered by the finance minister from trusts tax perspective.

Employment tax incentives
10 March 2016 Tax & Exchange Control

Employment tax incentives

Nicole Paulsen, associate in the Tax and Exchange Control practice speaks about employment tax incentives and how it expires.