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Background SCG Legal is a seamless global network of over 145 of the legal profession’s preeminent independent law firms, with more than 11,500 attorneys in nearly 450 offices around the world. By uniting skills, expertise and influence, the member firms of SCG Legal help leading and growing companies in every industry navigate a complex and [...]

Deals published in “Without Prejudice” Publication – July 2013

 LINK: Deals published in Without Prejudice Publication - July 2013    Photos of the signing ceremony:     

Corporate Governance Is Essential to All Companies

  Governance makes or breaks a country if not properly carried out. The great economies of the world are characterized by good governance, while those economies below the threshold are characterized by poor governance. The same implication applies to the corporate world. Corporate governance is essentially the lifeblood of any company and of every country’s [...]

Our Johannesburg office is finally open !!!

As invariably happens with building and renovation projects, the first 99% goes smoothly and the last 1% takes for ever to complete. Finally though, we can announce that our Melrose Arch office, Johannesburg is open and operational. We are always very much aware of, grateful for and humbled by the loyal support of our clients, which has enabled [...]

Great People , Mega Deals

The month of May was a very busy, but extremely exciting month for us.   Earlier this year we planned, in conjunction with all parties involved, to implement 3 transactions in sequence on the 31st of May.   The first transaction was the sale of a partnership interest with a deal value ZAR 55 700 000; [...]

What Make Acquisition and Merger Negotiations Successful?

In business, acquisition means having one company take the assets of another while merger is used to denote the merging of two companies. As a result, a new company emerges. However, mergers and acquisitions can be hard to achieve. There are some factors that determine the success of acquisition and merger negotiations. Being Authentic It [...]

Summary of my recent Brazil trip

  For the benefit of those who weren’t aware, I was invited by a legal association of independent leading corporate and commercial practitioners, named SCG Legal, to attend one of their meetings in June 2013 in Sao Paulo, Brazil and to address the group and make a case for our membership. SCG Legal has existed [...]

Ideals in Regards to the Negotiation of Contracts

There are a lot of different points in life where people of all backgrounds need to engage in negotiations. This might seem odd to some, but it’s a reality that many have to deal with in regards to daily commerce, and others have to deal on a corporate and even political level. There are some [...]

First Annual Awards for Top 50 Corporate Finance Companies Worldwide

The best-owner principle states that “no business has an inherent value in and of itself; it has a different value to different owners or potential owners (a value based on how they manage it and what strategy they pursue.)” One cannot emphasize enough the role played by corporate finance companies in helping to create growth [...]

Business Agreements

Every business is based on agreements, and agreements should be put in writing. There are various common business agreements like sale agreements, joint venture agreements, agency agreements, trade agreements, distribution agreements, and franchise agreements. Sales Agreement The sales agreement is the most common of all the business agreements. It involves the buyer and the seller [...]

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