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Understanding the latest developments in Property Law in South Africa

South Africa has undergone some significant changes in property law in recent years. One of the most notable changes is the amendment to the Sectional Titles Act 95 of 1986 through the Sectional Titles Schemes Management Act 8 of 2011, which took effect on 7 October 2016. The 2016 amendment to the Sectional Titles Act […]

Restraints of trade, what does it mean?

Restraints of trade are used in South Africa by employers in an attempt to protect themselves from erstwhile employees using their insider knowledge to undermine them in the market. Or at least that is what they are supposed to do. These types of agreements or clauses (as they are generally put in employment contracts as […]

Decoding the definition of cryptocurrency in South Africa

The definition of cryptocurrency It’s no secret that cryptocurrency has taken the world by storm, with investors around the globe trying their hand at trading the virtual currencies. One of the biggest barriers to regulating virtual currency became apparent as legislatures and regulators began to deal with the various challenges brought about by its increased […]

The antenuptial contract and the notary public in South Africa

Community of property is the primary matrimonial property system in South Africa.  It will be an automatic consequence of your marriage if you do not exclude it by way of an antenuptial agreement.  An antenuptial contract is an essential document that, under South African law, determines whether your marriage will exist in community of property or out […]