You have cleaned out the storeroom during lock down but have you looked at getting your company’s documents in order?

By |2020-04-26T13:25:13+01:00April 26th, 2020|Commercial Law|

The financial and operational stress placed on many businesses as a result of the COVID-19 lockdown may inevitably result in restructure of ownership, whether voluntary or by agreement.  If your business is a company or close corporation (also referred to as a "CC" of which there are still a number in existence, even though new CCs cannot be registered) you may be re-considering how your business needs to change in order to be sustainable in the future, or you may be looking at your business with renewed focus which may necessitate a change in ownership whether by the exit of shareholders (or members in the case of a CC) or the introduction of new ones.

Electronic contracts – what is the legal status of concluding a contract online or via email and is a person’s signature sufficient to satisfy the requirements of an electronic signature?

By |2019-10-04T05:41:26+01:00September 12th, 2018|Commercial Law, ICT Law|

Concluding a contract online or by email by means of a data message or using an electronic signature can cause uncertainty in terms of whether the contract is legally enforceable.  However, with the introduction of [...]

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