Category: Corporate Law

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Corporate Law

Whistle Blowing Policies

The Protected Disclosures Act enjoins every employer to authorise internal procedures for the receiving and dealing with information about improprieties and to take reasonable steps to bring these internal procedures to the attention of every employee. The provisions of this Act also applies to new businesses and should form part of your first consultation with your advisor.

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Corporate Law

The Stillbirth of a new Business

New business owners should, as the first point of departure, obtain professional advice from experienced and skilled professionals. These professionals will provide you with advice and guide you to successfully transform your business ideas into a sustainable and profitable business.

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Corporate Law

The Memorandum of Incorporation – a guide for new businesses

A brief overview of what the Memorandum of Incorporation document is, and what role it fulfils in a new business. New business owners are warned against cheap and standard “templates”, as these documents have true legal meaning and should be treated with care.

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Corporate Law

Social and Ethics Committees

This article explains why a Social Ethics Committee plays an important role in modern business and what the duties and responsibilties are of this Committee. It is essential that new business owners are aware of this legislation and risks.

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Corporate Law

Public Interest Score

This article outlines the basic elements of Public Interest Scoring, how it is calculated, and why it matters for businesses in South Africa.

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Corporate Law

Gifts, Benefits and Entertainment Policies

When does an innocent business lunch or complementary rugby match cross the line? Business has to be careful of treading a line between business entertainment and bribery or corruption. This article outlines the basic pitfalls.