24 01, 2019

International Arbitration Bill: What It Means For Arbitration In SA

2019-01-24T11:55:54+00:00January 24th, 2019|Commercial Law, Insolvency|0 Comments

The International Arbitration Bill has been passed on to parliament, and will most likely be approved. This means that we may be subject to new International Arbitration Law within the next few years. What does this mean for South Africa, and how does it in any way affect  mediation in the legal sense? The South [...]

24 01, 2019

Amendments To The National Credit Act

2019-01-24T11:45:27+00:00January 24th, 2019|Commercial Law, Debt Collection, Insolvency|0 Comments

Last year saw a few amendments to the National Credit Act in South Africa. Were you aware? Do you have an idea as to what it means to you, the consumer? You need to make sure that you know where you stand with regards to the Act so that you are not abused by any [...]

24 01, 2019

Debt Collection And Condictio Indebiti

2019-01-24T11:27:23+00:00January 24th, 2019|Commercial Law, Insolvency|0 Comments

What happens when an individual or organisation makes a payment to another party by a mistake and expects repayment for services not rendered. This classic case of debt collection is termed Condicto Indebiti in the legal world, and certain requirements have to be met in order for a plaintiff to hold a defendant responsible for [...]

23 01, 2019

State Illegally Collects Debt

2019-01-23T10:31:12+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Commercial Law, Insolvency|0 Comments

Recent news has developed in Johannesburg over the last few months. It has come to light, through inquiry on the part of the Democratic Alliance, that the City of Johannesburg is illegally collecting on debts that until this point have been outstanding. The City of Johannesburg has been extending debt collection on arrears older than [...]

12 07, 2018

Non-Compliance By South African Businesses

2018-07-12T11:32:36+00:00July 12th, 2018|Commercial Law, Debt Collection, Insolvency, Sectional Title|0 Comments

Has your business kept abreast of all the regulatory legal updates that form the commercial law framework in South Africa? If not, you (as the business director) as well as your business, could land in hot water. Repercussions can range in anything from significant fines to mandatory jail sentences and company liquidation. Compliance with the current [...]

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