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26 May 2017
Legal Briefs
 
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11 May 2017
 
 
The Rise of Fraudulent Qualifications
SCHOEMAN LAW
The rising number of public figures found holding fraudulent qualification certificates has become a growing concern for employers and recruitment companies. In 2015, The Gauteng Health Department...
 
 
05 May 2017
 
Arbitration in South Africa
SCHOEMAN LAW
Arbitration is a form of alternative dispute resolution; a technique for the resolution of disputes outside the courts.  Litigation is often associated with an oversupply of disputes and an...
 
 
18 Apr 2017
 
Non-Profit Companies: Registering as a Public Benefit Organisation and the benefits that accompany such status
SCHOEMAN LAW
A Non-Profit Company (“NPC”) is a company that is incorporated for one of more objectives, either for public benefit, or an objective relating to cultural or social activities, or communal group...
 
 
06 Apr 2017
 
The rights of minority shareholders – should you stay or should you go?
SCHOEMAN LAW
It is a common international corporate principle that directors run the day to day affairs of a company whilst the shareholders, although they do have decision making power based on democratic...
 
 
20 Mar 2017
 
Universal Partnerships Between Spouses Married With An Antenuptial Contract
SCHOEMAN LAW
Our law has since 1945, in Fink v Fink (the Fink-case), recognised the existence of universal partnerships between spouses married out of community of property. The jurisprudence developed by our...
 
 
23 Feb 2017
 
To liquidate or commence business rescue proceedings: Reasonable prospects of recovery or not?
SCHOEMAN LAW
Business Rescue proceedings have been introduced into our law by Chapter 6 of the new Companies Act 71 of 2008, as amended from time to time (“the Companies Act”). The main focus of business rescue...
 
 
06 Feb 2017
 
The Effect of Settlement Agreements made Orders of Court
SCHOEMAN LAW
When both parties to a dispute agree on certain terms and conditions, certain obligations and rights and certain future actions - outside of the dispute being settled in the forum concerned (e.g....
 
 
20 Oct 2016
 
Company Resolutions And The Decision Making Process
SCHOEMAN LAW
At the core of every organisation, there are key decision makers who are responsible for the management of operational, financial and executive functions and decision-making. Before any action is...
 
 
 
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