Legal Articles and Guides
Critical water infrastructure and communication networks faced no direct assault during the wave of violent unrest last week.
The wine industry’s Western Cape High Court application for an urgent interdict against government’s 14-day lockdown level four alcohol ban – scheduled to be heard yesterday – has been postponed again, this time because there were no judges available to hear it.
Lawyers and their firms have been warned that they could face disciplinary action and administrative penalties of up to R50m for failing to comply with the Financial Intelligence Centre Act.
Insurance Claims Africa (ICA), the public loss adjuster spearheading the fight against insurers over Covid-19 business interruption claims, has lambasted SA's short-term insurance sector for using lawyers to delay settling claims and has hinted it may launch ‘ground-breaking litigation’ against the sector, says a Business Day report.
EOH is on the verge of being blacklisted from doing business with the government as punishment for a tender fraud scandal that surfaced three years ago and ensnared it in the state capture project.
You find the house of your dreams, agree on the price and get ready to put pen to paper. The house is in the name of a company, and you are offered a choice – either buy the house out of the company or take over the company (which owns the house and nothing else) by buying the shares and thus avoid the delay and cost of a normal property transfer and registration in the Deeds Office.
Vinpro, the body representing the wine industry, has filed an urgent interdict to lift the ban on the sale of alcohol in the Western Cape and has asked the court to allow for the provincial government to make its own rules on liquor sales.
EOH Holdings is suing its co-founder and former CEO, Asher Bohbot, and its former chief financial officer, John King.
Lawyers for the Cajee brothers, who ran a cryptocurrency investment platform from SA that regulators suspect of being a Ponzi scheme, said their mandate to assist them has been terminated, according to Fin24.
Eskom’s procurement tender committee allegedly gave the green light for officials to negotiate prices and other details with a company for the supply of two imported trucks worth R31.5m after the validity period of the tender had expired.
Private energy generators have been given free rein to develop their own power to ‘reduce the burden’ on an ailing Eskom, which has subjected the country to debilitating rolling blackouts for more than a decade.
Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has welcomed the transformation journey that has seen the Road Accident Fund (RAF) registering a R3.2bn surplus for the year ended 31 March.
The latest court action against Steinhoff, which overlaps the unexpected liquidation application brought by the former Tekkie Town owners, challenges the extremely favourable, and so far unchallenged, position enjoyed by Steinhoff’s financial creditors, says a Moneyweb report.
The local arm of global telecoms giant BT has announced it will terminate its relationship with Iqbal Surve’s Sekunjalo Group due to what it calls a ‘misrepresentation of facts’, says a Business Day report.
A number of clauses in a distributor agreement Venter Manufacturing signed with its former Botswana agent has proved that there existed a tacit term which gave Supa Bike exclusivity in that country’s territory.