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Counterparty Risk: Definition and Services

What is counterparty risk and how are businesses, vendors, sellers and individuals getting affected from it? When it comes to signing deals and contracts, it is already a party of the deal that there are risks involved. No matter how clear the contract may be, there are certain parties who cannot follow the contract, leaving [...]

Basic Concepts of the Corporate Law

Corporate Law, also known as Company Law, is mainly defined as the study on how businesses or corporations, shareholders, employees, directors, creditors, consumers, environment and the community interact with each other. Laws are governed in different countries may generally vary, and the same thing goes with the company law. It is the reflection of the [...]

The Importance of Good Governance; Don’t Forget the Enron Scandal

In every company, it cannot be avoided to experience different issues, internet problems, financial challenges and many other complications. These things are very normal to happen especially if you have recently established your business, or whether new leaders, managers and employees have been hired. Although some challenges cannot be avoided, it doesn’t mean that you [...]

Complex Agreements

When two or more parties undergo a specific transaction, it is very important that they hold an agreement or a written contract that they can both refer to. This is a legal proof of a sale, a relationship between the seller and buyer, regardless of whatever property, shares, stocks or agreements took place. It can [...]

Business Valuation: Introduction and Its Purpose

Business valuation is considered as one of the most significant steps that one has to consider if you are planning on selling your business. some entrepreneurs who are willing to sell and / or buy these businesses may seek help from a business broker, lawyer or any other individual who can help them go through [...]

Acquisitions of Businesses: Two Types of Acquisition Agreement Forms

Acquisitions and its corresponding agreement is one of the most crucial steps during the entire process where a business acquires and takes over another business. It may be a small or a huge business – depending of course on the deal and the terms and conditions that have been made. Simply said, this is the [...]

Disclosure of Financial Interest

  Have you ever heard of the term “disclosure of financial interest” somewhere online, or in one of the loan applications that you have done before? This is a very common term used in the finance industry, although people have different point of views and beliefs with regard to this particular topic. It is considered [...]

Legal Risk in South Africa: Checking out Social Networking Profiles of Job Applicants

  There came a time where employers used the internet, particularly social media networking to find job applicants, screen who’s qualified and who’s not and to even announce more job openings that are and will be available in the next few days and weeks to come. Some people think that this is a positive thing, [...]

Director’s Dilinquency in action – KUKAMA VS LOBELO & OTHERS

FACTS Applicant (Kukama ) applied for first respondent ( Loselo ) to be declared a delinquent director and for this removal as director of Peolwane Properties (2nd respondent ) and Diphuka Construction ( 3d respondent ), of which the applicant and respondent are each 50% shareholders. They are both directors of Peolwane Properties Ltd, and [...]

What are Real Estate Sale Agreements?

  Buying a real estate property can be both nerve racking, exciting and confusing at times. There will come a time when you need to find a good property to invest on, while some others make sure that they contact an experienced real estate agent to take care of everything on their end. While the [...]

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