THE ABCs OF VOETSTOOTS

Most residential sale agreements contain a clause that reads “voetstoots”. But what does it really mean to the buyer of the property? Firstly, this interesting term derives from its literal meaning in Afrikaans that is, “with a shove of the foot.” It therefore...

DOES YOUR COMPANY HAVE ITS (NEW) ACT TOGETHER?

The previous Companies Act was amended eight years ago by the Companies Act 71 of 2008, which brought about many significant changes to the operations of any company in South Africa. Amongst these changes, a new founding document, the Memorandum of Incorporation...