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April 3, 2021
Caveat Legal

Remote Working: Cyber Security Considerations

The month of March signaled the 1st anniversary of South Africa – and almost every other country across the globe – being plunged into lockdown in […]
April 3, 2021
Caveat Legal

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 […]
April 3, 2021
Caveat Legal

Social Media in the Workplace

Social media is an inevitable part of our personal and professional lives, with people using various platforms to communicate and share information. There is no denying […]
March 17, 2021
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M&A Deals: Have you thought about POPI?

With the one-year grace period for compliance with the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI) ending on 30 June 2021, it’s difficult to think about anything […]
March 9, 2021
Caveat Legal

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 […]
March 3, 2021
Caveat Legal

Employment Tax Incentive Abuse Targeted

  Chapter C of the Budget Speech delivered by the Minister of Finance on 24 February 2021, under the heading “Curbing abuse in the ETI”, confirmed […]
February 16, 2021
Caveat Legal

Mind the Gaps – Caveat’s Legal GAP Analysis

“If you’re proactive, you focus on preparing. If you’re reactive, you end up focusing on repairing.” ― John C. Maxwell You are a director and shareholder of […]
February 3, 2021
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POPI: 10 Compliance Tips for Companies

POPI: 10 Compliance Tips for Companies The one-year grace period for ensuring compliance with the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (POPI) comes to […]
December 3, 2020
Caveat Legal

Crypto Assets Defined as Financial Products

Summary: Crypto assets have been declared financial products in a draft declaration issued by the FCSA The draft is open to comment from the public until […]
November 24, 2020
Caveat Legal

Social and Ethics Committees: The Basics

What is it? The Social and Ethics Committee of a company (“SE Committee”) is one that is concerned with a company’s responsibility in areas concerned with […]
October 28, 2020
Caveat Legal

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
Caveat Legal

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 […]
June 30, 2020
Caveat Legal

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
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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
Caveat Legal

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 […]
April 1, 2020
Caveat Legal

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
Caveat Legal

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
Caveat Legal

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 23, 2020
Caveat Legal

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 […]

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