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Directors' duties and board governance
1 June 2009 Corporate & Commercial

Directors' duties and board governance

The most important provisions in the new Act from a corporate or board governance perspective, are those creating a new dispensation of statutory duties for directors.

Business Rescue Matters
28 May 2009 Corporate & Commercial

Business Rescue Matters

Shareholders are one of the categories of 'affected persons' in business rescue proceedings.

Company Law Matters
21 May 2009 Corporate & Commercial

Company Law Matters

The Companies Act 71 of 2008 has been assented to by the President and is now a law of the land.

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The Way to BEE
1 July 2007 Black Economic Empowerment (BEE)

The Way to BEE

Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr has compiled this guide to broad-based black economic empowerment (BEE)...

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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.