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30 August 2016
Legal Briefs
 
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19 Aug 2016
 
 
The NCR's power to initiate a complaint in its own name comes under the spotlight
BOWMAN GILFILLAN
In the recent appeal decision in National Credit Regulator vs Capitec Bank Limited and Another (the Capitec case), the High Court of South Africa ruled on the power of the National Credit Regulator...
 
 
Non-compliance with the requirements in sections 129(3) and (4) of the companies act does not automatically result in business rescue proceedings being terminated
BOWMAN GILFILLAN
In Panamo Properties (Pty) Ltd v Nel and Another NNO (35/2014) [2015] ZASCA 76 (27 May 2015) Panamo Properties Proprietary Limited (Panamo) is a property-owning company whose sole shareholder is...
 
 
All creditors must be joined in an application to set-aside a business rescue plan that has been adopted
BOWMAN GILFILLAN
In ABSA Bank Limited v EJ Naude N.O. and Others (20264/2014) [2015] ZASCA 9 (1 June 2015), Absa brought an application against the business rescue practitioner and the company (Louis Pasteur...
 
 
Taxing questions for South African shipowners could dash hopes for a South African merchant fleet
BOWMAN GILFILLAN
It has been over two years since amendments to the South African Income Tax Act (Act) came into effect, exempting domestic shipping companies from normal tax, capital gains tax, dividends tax as...
 
 
10 Aug 2016
 
Women’s rights – gender-based violence in Africa is the highest in the world
BOWMAN GILFILLAN
According to a 2013 WHO report on violence against women, about 35% of women worldwide have experienced either physical and/or sexual intimate partner violence or non-partner sexual violence in...
 
 
02 Aug 2016
 
Two exemplary young South Africans on the brink of a law career share their thoughts on the real importance of a law degree
BOWMAN GILFILLAN
Two outstanding young South Africans, law student and Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group bursary recipient Kamogelo Sono and school pupil and future law student, Lesedi Nkwe have commented on the...
 
 
26 Jul 2016
 
The employment relationship and how it is affected by business transfers in countries across Africa
BOWMAN GILFILLAN
Different African countries regulate the employment impact of business transfers differently. The key distinction across jurisdictions is whether or not there is an automatic transfer of employment...
 
 
25 Jul 2016
 
Young South Africans to join Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group on CEO Sleepout
BOWMAN GILFILLAN
Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group's Managing Partner Alan Keep, and Head of Banking & Finance Francisco Khoza will be joined at the CEO Sleepout, taking place in Johannesburg on 28 July this year,  by...
 
 
 
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