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UNDERSTANDING THE PROGRESS OF YOUR PROPERTY TRANSFER  

Time is a constraint when you are the prospective owner of a property or, similarly, a seller – be it a residential or a commercial property. Unfortunately, the property transfer process requires patience as it may take longer than expected. It is essential to...

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TRADEMARK REGISTRATION: PROTECTING YOUR OWN

 In the highly competitive market place, businesses are required to invest an essential amount of time and money in developing new and innovative products and services in order to compete with opposition businesses and ensure their survival. This investment directly...

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GARNISHEE ORDERS – THE WAY FORWARD

Subsequent to the judgement granted by the Constitutional Court on 13 September 2016, RMI4Law has been inundated with calls from employers with questions as to how to deal with the emoluments attachment orders (“garnishee orders”) applicable to their employees.. An...

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ENFORCEMENT OF CCMA AWARDS

Employees seeking relief at the CCMA will most certainly be relieved by the judgement of the Labour Appeal Court in the matter of the CCMA vs MBS TRANSPORT CC and Five Others [J1807/2015] / [JA94/2015] delivered on 28 June 2016.  In this judgement the court confirms...

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CHANGE OF MARITAL DISPENSATION

The choice between available marriage regimes is an important one, as it determines spouses’ liability towards creditors of the other, rights to deal with matrimonial property, and entitlement to assets of the estate(s) upon dissolution of the marriage by death or...

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STAFF LOANS AND THE NCA

Since its inception the National Credit Act 34 of 2005 (“the NCA”), has significantly stirred the waters of the credit industry in South Africa.  The purpose of the NCA is   to promote and advance the social and economic welfare of South Africans as well as to ensure...

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SURETY AGREEMENTS AND HOW IT AFFECTS YOU

In today’s world many of us will at one stage or another be requested to stand  surety for another person’s or entity’s debt, either for a friend, family or as a director of a company.  Before binding yourself as a surety one should have an understanding of the nature...

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