July 3, 2020

ARE SMART CONTRACTS THE SMART SOLUTION?

Smart contracts are agreements that self-execute without any human intervention when the conditions, as specified in digital form, are met. Blockchain, a decentralised digital ledger that […]
July 3, 2020

TYING THE KNOT, NO MATTER YOUR BELIEFS

Post-1994, the lawmakers in South Africa have attempted to be inclusive of religion and gender, by passing the Recognition of Customary Marriages Act 120 of 1998, allowing […]
July 3, 2020

NO MORE DRINKS AFTER WORK

During March 2020, the South African Cabinet approved the National Road Traffic Amendment Bill (“the Bill”) for submission to Parliament. The Bill proposes amendments to the […]
July 3, 2020

FAKE NEWS, REAL DAMAGES

In the digital age, information is everywhere. At the click of a button a message can travel across oceans in the time it takes to blink. […]
June 12, 2020

ARE YOUR AFFAIRS IN ORDER?

Update Your Will And Testament Today! Dear Clients,  We trust that you are keeping yourself and your family safe and Will be spared from infection with […]
June 11, 2020

DOES FORCE MAJEURE APPLY DURING COVID-19

Common Law position – in absence of a “force majeure” clause A force majeure is an act of God or man (such as a war, strike, […]
June 11, 2020

ASSISTANCE FOR VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC ABUSE

Domestic violence in its various forms has always been a problem of epic proportions and even more so in a time where the COVID-19 Coronavirus has […]
June 11, 2020

THE FULL ACCRUAL OF AN ESTATE DURING A DIVORCE

In the case of CM v EM it was held in the Supreme Court of Appeal of South Africa (“SCA”), case number 10861/2018, that: “The value of the […]
June 11, 2020

IS IT TIME TO SAY GOODBYE TO YOUR BUSINESS?

South Africa has been experiencing very slow economic growth and international rating agencies have subsequently downgraded South Africa’s investment outlook to “junk status”. This, and a […]
April 28, 2020

CLAIMING CHILD MAINTENANCE FROM AN INHERITANCE

Ensuring their children are cared for when they pass away is one of the primary reasons people draw up a will. But what happens when the […]