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B-BBEE compliance for law firms

The importance of B-BBEE compliance for law firms with insights into the modern-day application of share options

B-BBEE (broad-based black economic empowerment) Dec 2019

Discussing the importance of B-BBEE compliance for law firms with focus on Preferential Procurement as a priority element of the B-BBEE scorecard.

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S76 of The Companies Act

Piercing the corporate veil under Companies Act 71 of 2008

Corporate Governance and Administration Dec 2019

Looking at the Companies Act in specific section 76 where directors and prescribed officer's fiduciary duties towards the companies and its stakeholders are codified.

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Non-Profit Companies in a B-BBEE context

The use of Non-Profit Companies in a B-BBEE context

B-BBEE (broad-based black economic empowerment)

Discussing the involvement of Non-Profit Companies (NPCs) as initiatives in respect of the B-BBEE Codes.

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Property Practitioners Act and BEE requirements

Understanding the Property Practitioners Act and BEE requirements

B-BBEE (broad-based black economic empowerment) Nov 2019

Looking at the purpose of the Property Practitioners Act and the impact of the Act on property practitioners with specific focus on B-BBEE certificate requirements.

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Neurodiversity and 4IR in the digital age

Neurodiversity: The Silent 4IR Talent

Training and Development Nov 2019

Looking at the definition of neurodiversity in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) and the important role that neurodiverse individuals play in the digital age.

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Reasons to look forward to future Timeshare agreements

Reasons to look forward to future Timeshare agreements

Consumer Protection Nov 2019

Looking at Timeshare agreements in line with the Consumer Protection Act (CPA) and reasons why you can look forward to future Timeshare agreements.

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Directors’ misconception of what their obligations and liabilities are

Corporate Governance and Administration Nov 2019

Explaining the real obligations and liabilities for directors in line with the Companies Act.

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Close corporations

Debunking the myths about Close Corporations

Corporate Governance and Administration Nov 2019

Looking at myths about Close Corporations (CCs) as certain business owners still maintain an outdated view that CCs are the most favourable legal entity for operating a small business in South Africa. 

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Tacit term in legal agreement

What is meant with a “tacit or implied term” in a legal agreement?

Corporate Governance and Administration Oct 2019

Understanding tacit terms when it comes to the interpretation of agreements which can result in a lengthy litigation process. Everyone should be vigilant when it comes to agreements to ensure that a comprehensive agreement is concluded to mitigate future conflicts relating to tacit terms.

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Enabling the disabled

How to enable the disabled – complying with the B-BBEE Act

B-BBEE (broad-based black economic empowerment) Oct 2019

Looking at the definition and qualification criteria of people with disabilities in line with the B-BBEE Act.

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