Category Archives: New Companies Act

Business Rescue 101 | The Basics Explained

In a recent article, we highlighted the different ways one could close a business using [Read More]

The best legal structure for your new business (Part 2)

Looking to start a new business? One of the important decisions that you will have [Read More]

How to choose the best legal structure for your new business (Attention entrepreneurs!)

When starting a new business, there are various things you need to carefully consider. One [Read More]

Arbitration during business rescue: is it allowed?

The new Companies Act states that you may not institute legal proceedings in any forum [Read More]

The Memorandum of Incorporation – should I use the Standard form?

On 20 August 2013, the Minister of Trade and Industry amended the Companies Act Regulations [Read More]

Company groups beware – are the transferability of securities sufficiently restricted?

Necessary restrictions on the transferability of securities to maintain status as a private company Many [Read More]

Memorandum of Incorporation: mergers & acquisitions, joint venture agreements and shareholders agreements

What impact does the memorandum of incorporation have on mergers & acquisitions and joint venture [Read More]

Ill fitting memorandum of incorporation templates – don't let your company be caught with its pants down

in the same way that people come in all shapes and sizes, companies also [Read More]

Memorandum of incorporation "deadline" is looming

In the past, deals and transactions, including mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures were typically negotiated [Read More]