Legal Articles and Guides
A number of former Eskom board members can expect to be served with summons in the coming weeks as the parastatal seeks to claw back cash spent on their legal fees, some of it related to state capture matters, says a Daily Maverick report.
Jacques de Vos, a doctor accused of trying to dissuade a patient from terminating her pregnancy, pleaded not guilty to the charges at his disciplinary hearing yesterday.
A skydiving company owner has successfully sued the SA branch of US Postal Service and shipping company UPS for at least R500k after a jet engine that was being delivered to him in the Western Cape was damaged.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane maintains she does have the power to obtain former President Jacob Zuma's tax information from SARS whose refusal to provide it, she says, could result in ‘criminal sanctions', notes News24.
Old Mutual says the judge who ordered the insurer to reinstate axed CEO Peter Moyo has decided to recuse himself, after a hearing on Friday in the Mpumalanga High Court.
The Gauteng High Court (Johannesburg) has denied a former Passenger Rail Agency (Prasa) executive, who was found to have lied about his qualifications, leave to appeal an order that he pay back R5.7m he received from Prasa since 2010.
Selling property to a trust comes with a particular risk, and it’s one that - although easily avoidable - still seems to catch sellers unawares on a regular basis. Not checking that the trustee/s signing the offer to purchase/deed of sale are fully authorised to do so could leave you with no sale at all!
Old Mutual, whose shareholders have lost about R17bn in value since the company first suspended former CEO Peter Moyo, said it may take years before it recovers from the reputational damage caused by the saga.
The Gauteng High Court (Johannesburg) has ruled that Independent Media must remove two defamatory articles about a liquidator within 48 hours and pay damages of R300 000, says a Fin24 report.
A group of 30 women police officers handcuffed a father who had missed a Maintenance Court hearing and sang Wathint’ abafazi, wathint’ imbokodo (You strike a woman, you strike a rock) as they marched him out of his office.
The Road Accident Fund (RAF) brought an urgent application in the Gauteng High Court (Pretoria) this week against the Sheriff of Centurion East, Absa Bank and 346 claimants that have in the last six weeks sent the sheriff to attach all the monies in its eight Absa bank accounts, according to a report by Tony Beamish on the Moneyweb site.
The SCA has ruled in favour of a National Lottery winner whose ex-partner tried to claim R1m from his winnings for their 12-year-old child. Ntsieni Kgopana, then an employee of SARS, won R20.8m in the lottery in mid-2015.
The Public Investment Corporation (PIC) yesterday told MPs it is filing a court application to force Steinhoff to release the PwC forensic report the company has withheld on the grounds of confidentiality, reports BusinessLIVE.
Three men whose cattle were confiscated by police six years ago are suing the Minister of Safety & Security for R9.5m following the loss of 116 animals, says a report in The Witness.
A recent judgment by a full Bench of the Eastern Cape High Court (Grahamstown) makes it unlawful for banks to bring National Credit Act (NCA) matters before the High Court instead of the much cheaper Magistrate’s Courts, according to a Moneyweb report.