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Banking & Finance Law

April 3, 2021
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Securitisation as a Preferred Funding Mechanism

When a business decides to raise funds, it has a number of options to choose from in doing so. The most common options would be in […]
March 9, 2021
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Loan Agreements: The Dark Side (Part III of III)

  Loan Agreements: The Dark Side (Part III of III) In Part I of this series we took a look at the contracting parties to a loan agreement […]
October 28, 2020
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Loan Agreements: The Nitty-Gritty (Part II of III)

Introduction In Part I of this series we took a look at the contracting parties to a loan agreement and the commercial details of a loan. […]
September 21, 2020
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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 […]
July 31, 2020
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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 […]
March 6, 2020
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Coronavirus Impact on Business Agreements

Click here for article in Bizcommunity. Featuring Commercial and Finance Specialist, Nadia Smith.
March 4, 2020
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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 […]
August 14, 2018
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Tick Tock for Demand Loans

Loans in terms of which the obligation for repayment of the outstanding amount only arises on receipt of a demand for repayment from the lender (“Demand […]
February 7, 2018
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Cryptocurrency as an Investment: Classification Hurdles

Last year, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies sparked a modern gold rush spurred on by stories of individual investors making millions in a short period from their […]
August 15, 2016
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POPI Compliance: Can Personal Information be Stored on a Blockchain?

In the wake of the Panama Papers and with growing instances of data breaches and identity theft, software developers need to show that they are taking […]
October 2, 2015
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The power of Notarial Bonds

Whether you are a start-up with a hunger to make it big, an existing business thinking of expansion or a person struggling with cash flow – […]
September 8, 2015
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Demystifying the ‘SAFE’

What is SAFE? The SAFE – Simple Agreement for Future Equity – has emerged in the South African investment environment as a buzz word. Introduced in […]

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