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March 31, 2017

THE CHALLENGES FACING RENEWABLE ENERGY INDEPENDENT POWER PRODUCERS (IPPs)

This brief article relates to renewable energy projects outside of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Program (REIPPP)  Research by the Council for Scientific and Industrial […]
March 1, 2017

The Intersection between Administrative Law and Tax Debt Management

During Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s budget speech on 22 February 2017, he introduced an increased dividends tax as well as a new tax bracket targeting the […]
March 1, 2017

Voluntary disclosure program under the tax administration act

The Tax Administration Act No 28 of 2011 allows any person to apply for voluntary disclosure relief. This voluntary disclosure relief applies to all taxes administered […]
January 30, 2017

COPYRIGHT ABCs

How is copyright achieved? Whenever someone creates a piece of original work based on their own idea, they are automatically granted copyright on that creation. This […]
January 27, 2017

CREDIT BUREAUS: CAN I BE BLACKLISTED?

There is no such thing as a “black list”. It simply means that there is negative data on your credit report that is hosted at a […]
January 27, 2017

DRONE USE IN THE MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT SECTOR

Drones (otherwise known as remotely piloted aircraft or RPAS) have the potential to replace business across transportation, security, and agriculture. The media and entertainment sector is […]
November 17, 2016

The consequences of drinking and driving

With the festive holidays fast approaching, it’s necessary to address the consequences of drinking and driving. Unfortunately, the holidays bring devastating road accidents, with families being […]
November 8, 2016

The Draft Liquor Amendment Bill

The Draft Liquor Amendment Bill was published for comment in the Government Gazette of Friday the 30th September 2016. The Bill, read in conjunction with the […]
October 5, 2016

Get to know C&A Friedlander Attorneys

C&A Friedlander Attorneys has been of service to the community for over 100 years. Its roots go back to the firm Friedlander & Du Toit, which […]
October 5, 2016

Business rescue – in a nutshell

Business rescue proceedings are defined by the Companies Act 71 of 2008 as proceedings to facilitate the rehabilitation of a company that is financially distressed, i.e. […]
August 31, 2016

C & A FRIEDLANDER INC. – CONSTRUCTION DEPARTMENT

The department offers a comprehensive service across all phases of the construction industry, including the negotiating and drafting of various construction agreements, taking into consideration the […]
August 31, 2016

BUILD ILLEGALLY, BUILD AT YOUR PERIL: A RECENT DECISION OF THE SCA

BSB International Link CC v Readam South Africa (Pty) Ltd and City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality is a recent judgment handed down by the Supreme Court […]
July 21, 2016

THE PENALTIES WITH EARLY SETTLEMENTS OF CREDIT AGREEMENTS

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July 21, 2016

HOW TO AVOID A COURT BATTLE WITH A DISPUTE

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June 28, 2016

Trusts as financial and estate planning tool

Trusts can serve two important functions; that is to protect assets as well as create certain tax benefits. Some examples are the following: Firstly, in a […]
June 28, 2016

National free Wills Week 12-16 September 2016

In 2007 the Law Society of South Africa started the Initiative known as “National Wills Week” which aims at giving all people in South Africa access […]
May 27, 2016

TRUE LOVE, OR EASY MONEY?

Summary: Your soon to be ex-spouse has moved on and is now happily living with a new partner. They are in a stable, supportive relationship and […]
May 27, 2016

BEWARE OF TRANSFERRING IMMOVABLE PROPERTY TO A MINOR CHILD

It seems like a sound investment to transfer immovable property to your minor child. The property remains separate from your estate, away from potential third party […]
April 26, 2016

SHOULD YOU ASK FOR A RISK SURVEY FROM YOUR INSURER?

In a recent unreported decision in the High Court of South Africa, North Gauteng High Court, the Court was again faced with the principles regarding disclosure […]
April 26, 2016

SALE OF BUSINESS GOODWILL: PURCHASER BEWARE!

When buying a business as a going concern, inclusive of the goodwill attached thereto, are you sufficiently protected in the agreement of sale against the former […]