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Streamlining Company Share Subscription by Non-Shareholder Third Parties

The subscription for shares in a company by non-shareholder third parties is a fairly commonplace procedure in today’s business world. Yet it is also a potential legal mine field for those looking to make their transaction compliant with the Companies Act, 2008 (“the Companies Act”) and practitioners would do well to be mindful of the [...]

Corporate Lawyer as an investment for Your Business

  In every business, there are two types of professionals that you greatly need to become successful: an accountant and a corporate lawyer. Although there also other professionals crucial for each company, these two professionals play a significant role especially when starting your own business, or when expanding one. You need someone to manage expenses, [...]

Business Growth – How Mergers Can Help

When it comes to growing a business many look to try and grow as large as possible because it is with larger entities that larger profits are made. Business owners recognize the need to compete in a marketplace but when the opportunity strikes and profits are at an all time high, they seek to either [...]

3 Common Traits of Commercial Law

When it comes to dealing with commercial law, many don’t realize how complicated it can get. It is also referred to as business law and any size company needs to understand the role of lawyers that specialize in this branch of the legal world. It’s with great understanding of the components of this type of [...]

Shareholders Agreement or MOI, Which Prevails?

  LINK: 13059-SHAREHOLDERS AGREEMENTS AND ETC_ COMPANIES ACT_ 2008 _

Dealmakers 2012 Awards Annual Gala Dinner

The Sale of Shares Transactions

When it comes to selling shares in a corporate sense, there are a lot of different things that need to be discussed and weighed out properly. The average person won’t be able to just wake up one morning and decide they no longer want to invest in a business and than move all their money [...]

Opening of new office in Melrose Arch Johannesburg !

We take pleasure in announcing that we are opening our Johannesburg office in Melrose Arch, Johannesburg, towards the end of March 2013. We are very excited about this venture. Our new office will be dedicated primarily to our Johannesburg client base; however it will give us the flexibility to set up meetings with our national [...]

Private Company M&A In Modern Times

When it comes to business news, many assume that M&A only happens with large share market traded companies. Sure, there are a great deal of companies that work within the boundaries of this method of growing into a large entity, but it’s not always the large corporate business models that lend themselves to this type [...]

Business Rescue and Creditors

Business rescue has become a popular topic in corporate and legal circles alike. Many high profile cases such as those of Top-TV and 1Time Airline have been publicly broadcasted on various media platforms. Most cases which have been brought before a court to obtain an order to commence business rescue proceedings have been rejected as [...]

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