OPINION: Overcoming resistance to social justice

2020-02-20 14:13

Social justice discourses become contaminated if some are made mouth-dead. Without a diversity of views justice is not served optimally, writes Nico Koopman.

Need to vary your divorce order? An attorney explains

2020-01-29 22:15

If circumstances change, you may need to vary the terms of your divorce order, says attorney Simon Dippenaar.

Carlos Ghosn's escape from Japan is a nightmare for the country's justice system — and the ousted Nissan exec may now be looking to put that system on trial

2020-01-01 16:06

Ghosn is an auto-industry celebrity who should now have the opportunity to tell his side of the story in detail.

The lowdown on rental deposits

2019-12-16 12:23

Are deposits necessary? When can they be retained? And how much can be asked for? Attorney Simon Dippenaar explains.

The last major public speech from Google co-founder Larry Page offers a fascinating hint at what he could do next

2019-12-05 13:20

Google cofounder Larry Page gave a lengthy keynote and held a freewheeling Q&A during Google's 2013 developers conference.

Waiting game for OUTA as Myeni strikes back

2019-12-02 19:17

OUTA will only hear in December whether it has standing to be part of a case to have former SAA chair Dudu Myeni declared a delinquent director - but Myeni has, in the meantime, filed a new notice of motion regarding a tweet OUTA posted in October.

Fraud case against ex-Eskom exec postponed again, state confident of conviction

2019-11-21 13:35

The case against a former finance executive and his alleged accomplice was postponed again by the Specialised Commercial Crimes Court in Ekurhuleni.

Wife's lover fined R11 million by a court for causing her divorce, here's what SA law says about suing your spouse for adultery

2019-10-29 14:57

Yes, there is a price to pay for breaking up a home - depending on what part of the world you live in.

Giant global law firm eyes opportunities in SA, Africa

2019-10-25 06:00

The giant London-based global law firm CMS has joined up with a local South African firm to form CMS RM Partners.

EXPLAINER: Why you should care that parts of RICA are unlawful

2019-09-18 17:35

Legal experts unpack the latest high court ruling which declared parts of RICA unconstitutional.


Mandy Wiener: Bathohi’s first year could have been better, but it's not bad

2020-02-04 08:00

A large part of Batohi’s job has been about winning over the public and restoring confidence in the organisation. It is about the optics. Her media strategy has been questionable, creating the impression that she is overwhelmed, writes Mandy Wiener.

Ramaphosa has signed 5 key tax and revenue-related bills - here's what that means

2020-01-21 05:00

President Cyril Ramaphosa last week signed five bills relating to tax administration and other division of revenue proposals for the 2019 fiscal year.

10-day paid parental leave kicks in from January 1

2019-12-31 08:35

Paid parental leave means working dads and some other caregivers will get 10 days to spend with their new-born children.

Role of business rescue practitioner to take centre stage at SAA

2019-12-05 13:24

The struggling airline says its board took the "considered and unanimous" decision to create a "better return for the company’s creditors and shareholders".

Old Mutual claims court did not consider real reason it axed former CEO Peter Moyo

2019-12-04 12:08

The life insurer is appealing a previous ruling ordering it to reinstate its axed chief executive officer because he was not afforded a disciplinary hearing.

High Court rules Myeni can neither change plea nor add other SAA directors to her case

2019-12-02 11:04

Former SAA board chair Dudu Myeni last week applied to change part of her previous plea and have other directors, who had served with her, included in the delinquency case against her.

'Massive uncertainty' about new parental leave benefit - employment expert

2019-11-10 16:54

If you have just welcomed a new baby and are getting ready to claim unemployment insurance for the new 10-day parental leave benefit, maybe hold your horses.

HCI attempting 'hostile takeover' of lottery operator by back door - Ithuba CEO

2019-10-28 16:49

A legal battle between Hosken Consolidated Investments and SA's lottery operator Ithuba is actually an attempt at a hostile takeover via a back door, Ithuba CEO Charmaine Mabuza tells Fin24.

Pretoria attorneys found negligent after they paid R1.7m into a fake account

2019-10-08 05:00

A Pretoria law firm has appealed a high court decision that it still owes a client R1.7m even though it had already paid the money into what later appeared to be a fraudulent account.

Over 70% of working South Africans don't have a will - here's how to get yours for free

2019-09-15 08:38

During National Wills Week, many law firms are willing to draw up basic wills for free.

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