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22 December 2014
Legal Briefs
 
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21 Oct 2014
 
 
The Legal Practice Act 28 of 2014: in force but not effect
BKM Attorneys
INTRODUCTION The much contested Legal Practice Act 28 of 2014 (“the Act”) is as of 22 September 2014 now in force and effect, well, not actually. The Act is to take effect in staggered stages as...
 
 
29 Aug 2014
 
The Hotly Debated Case of Cool Ideas 1186 CC v Hubbard and Another [2014] ZACC 16
BKM Attorneys
Introduction Cool Ideas 1186 CC v Hubbard and Another [2014] ZACC 16 (“Cool Ideas”) is an interesting case that touches on aspects of arbitration, contract, unjustified enrichment, legislation,...
 
 
28 Aug 2014
 
Legal notices: A time for change?
BOUWER KOBELI MORABE ATTORNEYS
The wheels of justice are often criticised for turning far too slowly. This article examines the use of newspapers and the Government Gazette in advertisements of legal notices specifically that of...
 
 
06 Aug 2014
 
 
 
Arbitration: an overview
BKM Attorneys
Introduction: Arbitration, in a nutshell, is a form of alternative dispute resolution in which the parties approach a third party for the hearing of the dispute, the weighing of evidence and the...
 
 
10 Jun 2014
 
The importance of receiving a Section 129 letter from credit providers
BKM ATTORNEYS
South Africa’s economy was high on the agenda of President Zuma’s inauguration address. He outlined plans to bolster the economy. Many experts state that South Africans do not save enough and are...
 
 
05 Jun 2014
 
Mining and the environment: the inescapable case of Harmony Gold Mining Company Ltd v Regional Director: Free State Department of Water Affairs
BKM Attorneys
Introduction Mining in South Africa is a prosperous endeavour. But with great reward comes great risk. And there is no industry more perilous and fraught with disaster than the mining industry. Not...
 
 
04 Apr 2014
 
Paying Mineral Royalties: the changes brought about by the recent amendment to the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Royalty Act 28 of 2008
BKM ATTORNEYS
Introduction The coming into force of the Mineral and Petroleum Resource Development Act 28 of 2002 (“MPRDA”) has brought about drastic changes to the mining industry and with change comes...
 
 
20 Mar 2014
 
 
 
Business rescue: Don’t fall short by not following the procedure
BKM Attorneys
Business Rescue is gaining traction in South Africa and as more companies use this option as provided for by the Companies Act 71 of 2008 (the “Act”) , development of the law emerges as courts...
 
 
 
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