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Yvonne Wakefield

September 21, 2020

Selling Shareholders Beware: How the NCA affects Vendor Financed Transactions

The National Credit Act 34 of 2005 (“NCA”) requires that if you are selling your shares or assets in a company to a purchaser, and you […]
September 9, 2020

Tax Matters: Future Allowances on Contracts

Section 24C of the Income Tax Act, No. 58 of 1962 (“Act”) provides for an allowance in relation to moneys received upfront in terms of a […]
July 31, 2020

Deferred Payment Sales: Risks and Mitigation Tips for Sellers

A sale of business or shares usually follows a predictable pattern. In many cases, the seller agrees to transfer business assets or shares before receiving final […]
June 30, 2020

First Steps toward Crypto Asset Regulation in SA

Read the full article in Bizcommunity here. Featuring Caveat Commercial Law Specialist, Caryn Leclercq.
June 23, 2020

POPI is Finally Here and its Year of Grace will Fly By

Read full Times Live article here. Featuring Caveat Data Protection Specialist, Louella Tindale.
May 18, 2020

Shareholders’ Agreements: How to Ensure a Smooth Exit

At the start of their relationship, shareholders are usually aligned on their vision for the company and are excited to see what the future holds for […]
May 1, 2020

Covid Readiness for Reopening Businesses

Read full article here. Featuring Nadia Smith.
April 1, 2020

Updated Covid-19 Relief Measures from SARS and National Treasury

As a result of the National Disaster and the lockdown necessitated by the pandemic, the Minister of Finance announced various tax adjustments to assist businesses in […]
March 31, 2020

The Term Sheet: Notes for its Navigation

Navigating a term sheet for the first time can be a daunting process. In this article, Caveat private equity specialist Panel Member, Sarah Lawrence, answers some […]
March 27, 2020

Lawyers Must Step Up to Assist the Business Community during Lockdown

Click here to read article by Yvonne Wakefield published in the Daily Maverick.
March 26, 2020

Employment Questions Arising from the COVID-19 Lockdown

For those with employment questions arising from the lockdown, please find below summary points in relation to employees working and/or being paid during lock down:        […]
March 23, 2020

Board of Directors vs Executive Committee: Who rules Who?

It is important to understand which body ultimately governs a private company so that the correct procedures are followed by the respective bodies to ensure the […]
March 23, 2020

Remote Businesses Thrive as COVID-19 Picks Up Speed

Read Full Article here, featuring Yvonne Wakefield of Caveat Legal.
March 16, 2020

Restraints in Shareholders Agreements: How Valuable are They?

Shareholders often include restraint provisions or restrictive covenants in their shareholders’ agreement which aim to protect the company’s business and proprietary interests by seeking to ensure […]
March 16, 2020

Coronavirus Impact on Employment Relationships

Click here to read full article. Featuring Caveat Employment Law Specialist, Justine Del Monte.
March 10, 2020

Coronavirus Impact on Travel Insurance

Click here for article on MSN. Featuring Commercial and Finance Specialist, Nadia Smith.
March 6, 2020

Coronavirus Impact on Business Agreements

Click here for article in Bizcommunity. Featuring Commercial and Finance Specialist, Nadia Smith.
March 4, 2020

Loan Agreements: The Basics (Part I of III)

 Lending in general South African businesses, whether state-owned, listed or just starting up, are struggling. Retrenchments are the order of the day and a poor credit […]
February 3, 2020

Set Stopwatch for POPI Compliance

Click here for article in Featuring Caveat Data Protection Specialist, Louella Tindale  
September 13, 2019

The Case for a Legal Gap Analysis

Entrepreneurs are, by their very nature, more comfortable with risk than most people. It allows them to focus on growth without losing sleep over whether there […]

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