May 18, 2020

Think before you post

In the Edcon Ltd case, an employee was dismissed for making a racist comment on Facebook. The employee had posted a message on Facebook referring to the government as […]
March 15, 2017

WHO IS LIABLE AFTER A SPORTS INJURY?

Contact sports often lead to the players being seriously injured. Can anyone be held liable for these injuries? or are the players taking an inherent risk […]
November 2, 2016

REQUIREMENTS TO RESTORE A DEREGISTERED COMPANY

There are various circumstances in which a company (or close corporation) can become deregistered at the CIPC. -The company itself can apply for deregistration at the […]
March 31, 2015

IS ‘N HANDELSBEPERKINGSKLOUSULE ALTYD GELDIG EN AFDWINGBAAR?

In die verlede was handelsbeperkingsooreenkomste ongeldig en onafdwingbaar, tensy die werkgewer kon bewys dat die ooreenkoms billik is. Gelukkig vir werkgewers het hierdie situasie verander.  Wat […]
March 31, 2015

ARE RESTRAINT OF TRADE AGREEMENTS ALWAYS VALID AND ENFORCEABLE?

Historically restraint of trade agreements were void and unenforceable unless the employer could prove that it was a reasonable agreement entered into between the parties. Fortunately […]
October 21, 2013

JURISDIKSIE VAN HOWE IN SAKE WAAR MAATSKAPPYE BETROKKE IS

Tradisioneel en onder die vorige Maatskappywet kon ‘n maatskappy ‘n geregistreerde adres en ‘n hoofplek van besigheid hê.  ‘n Maatskappy kon byvoorbeeld van een adres af […]
October 21, 2013

JURISDICTION OF COURTS IN MATTERS INVOLVING COMPANIES

Traditionally, and under the previous Companies Act, a company could have a principal place of business and a registered office.  A company could, for instance, conduct […]