Special Features Archive

Who appoints the substitute BRP? A look into the meaning of Section 139(3) of the Companies Act

Who has the power to appoint a business rescue practitioner’s replacement, in circumstances where a practitioner dies, resigns, or is removed from office? This question (amongst others) was answered by the Supreme Court of Appeal […]

Special Features Archive

Navigating business rescue, restructuring and insolvency during Covid-19 (2021 in review)

Just as we started gearing ourselves towards closing up this tremendously challenging year by booking our December holidays, our phones started pinging with those dreaded EskomSePush notifications announcing that we would be vacillating between Stage […]

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Can employers require unvaccinated employees to take PCR Covid-19 tests regularly. . . at their own cost?

Practically, how far can employers with mandatory vaccination policies go to ensure healthy and safe workplaces and to accommodate unvaccinated employees? Can employers require their unvaccinated employees to produce polymerase chain reaction (PCR) negative test […]

In the News Archive

Volkswagen cranks up electric car investment

The original article can be found here. Article highlights: The 12-brand group will dedicate 56% of its 159 billion euros of investment to developing the cars of the future, up from 50%. VW estimates that […]

In the News Archive

July unrest cost Tongaat Hulett R158 million

The original article can be found here. Article highlights: Sugar producer Tongaat Hulett’s restructuring has gained momentum, following the reduction of its debt but its R2 billion rights issue is still on the cards. The […]