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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 [...]

Off Shore Structures – Moving Across the World

When it comes to businesses doing well they often times look past their domestic entities and start to look at international placements. These off shore structures are one of the ways that corporations can stake a claim into a global economy that can thrive with great profits for all involved in a business. There are [...]

A Look at Due Diligence Investigations

One of the biggest components of a merger or even an acquisition has to do with the process known as due diligence investigations. This type of exploratory process is involved with looking into a variety of different factors before business can become one. This can also be common with individuals before they end up signing [...]

For Whose Benefit Does a Company Exist?

  Like all things in life, the way we do business evolves, our roles change, we innovate and we transform constantly, sometimes without even realizing it. For more than a century company law was based on the “traditional shareholder-orientated model”. In terms of this model a company existed merely for creating value for shareholders, nothing [...]

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