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Rescuing dead horses

What can the UK and South Africa learn from each other by comparing the business rescue regime with administration?



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Checkmate: South Africa's credit rating downgraded to "junk status"

In a catastrophic move for South Africa, credit rating agency Standard and Poor (S&P) downgraded South Africa's credit rating to "junk" status. 

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A session on cessions of debtors in business rescue

There has been considerable controversy about the extent of the powers, and the extent of obligations of a business rescue practitioner in relation to a cession of book debts by the company ...

Published Works

Confirmation bias and the law

The psychological phenomenon of confirmation bias is deeply ingrained in human nature and behaviour. Understanding this phenomenon as a lawyer, how to use it and how to avoid falling into...

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Revisiting Chetty

Section 133 of the Companies Act 71 of 2008 provides for a general moratorium on legal proceedings against a company in business rescue.

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Ad hoc lenders

The purpose of the NCA is inter alia to protect vulnerable consumers from unscrupulous credit providers. However, the registration requirements governed by section 40 lent themselves to...

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“Rescued” by the Trade Union

We recently acted for the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) in a ground-breaking matter (National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa Obo Hlongwane and Others v Wilro ...

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Hot off the business rescue press

The recent unanimous judgment handed down by the Supreme Court Appeal in Panamo Properties (Pty) Ltd v Nel and Another NNO (35/2014) 2015 ZASCA 76 (27 May 2015) is one of the most...

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