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Company amalgamations and a lender’s security under a mortgage bond

7th September 2023 Given the language of Sections 116(7)(a) and 116(8) of the Companies Act any registered mortgage bond in favour of a third-party lender (such as a... 


The financial services tribunal’s position on the withholding of a pension benefit pursuant to a criminal complaint

7th September 2023 In this article we will discuss the extent to which employers may withhold a pension benefit if such employer has only laid a criminal complaint... 


Filling the gaps: Examining the procedure to amend a Mining Right under the Mineral and Petroleum, Resources Development Act 28 of 2002

7th September 2023 A significant portion of the transactions that land on the desks of commercial mining attorneys in the Republic of South Africa (“South Africa“)... 

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Who owns the tailings generated from previous mining activities?

7th September 2023 In the  decision of Mpilo and Zen Holdings (Pty) Ltd v Centurion Mining Company (Pty) Ltd and Another the High Court of South Africa, Mpumalanga... 


Interest factor

7th September 2023 In circumstances where a debt arises and the interest rate is not specified, either by contract or by operation of law,  the debt in question will... 


The role of the Sheriff in the South African legal system

7th September 2023 In the current economic climate, with rising interest rates and soaring inflation, many consumers are struggling to meet their debt obligations.... 


A South African perspective on the role of Pro Bono lawyers

7th September 2023 This article was first published in TYL, a publication of the American Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division As a democracy, South Africa is... 


“All change is good”: Potential implications of the proposed changes to taxation of income subject to withholding taxes awarded by South African trusts to foreign beneficiaries

7th September 2023 Currently, income arising in a South African trust that is distributed to a beneficiary within the same tax year is treated as the income of the... 

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