Mondaq All Regions - South Africa: Corporate/Commercial Law
Ocorian
The corporate governance landscape is evolving fast, with boards grappling with a growing number of often conflicting organisational, societal and stakeholder objectives.
Tabacks
Section 48(2)(a) of the Companies Act, 2008 (the "Companies Act") provides that only the board of a company may determine that the company acquire its own shares.
Tabacks
It is trite that where the board of a company wishes to make any distribution to its shareholders the board will be required, prior to the company making such distribution, to acknowledge
Tabacks
Perhaps the most significant change proposes that a special resolution of shareholders is not required when a company gives financial assistance
Tabacks
The amendment to section 33 proposes that every company must file an annual return at the anniversary of its incorporation and in that return
Tabacks
Perhaps the most significant change proposes that a special resolution of shareholders is not required when a company gives financial assistance to, or for the benefit of its own subsidiary.
Tabacks
This article serves as the second of five instalments dedicated to addressing the five most significant amendments proposed by the Companies Amendment Bill, 2018 and the writer's comments thereon.
Tabacks
"Punctuation has purpose… [it is] an important tool in ascribing meaning, idea, thought, intention and mood to what the author of the written words seeks to impart or convey to the reader."
Tabacks
In some instances the board of directors is even required by the Act to take or refrain from taking certain action.
Tabacks
The Minister of Trade and Industry published the Companies Amendment Bill, 2018 for public comment on 21 September 2018.
ENSafrica
It is standard practice that for a share transfer in a private limited liability company to be effective.
Dentons
This article begins by giving a simple illustration of the concepts of semi-privatisation and privatisation. It then discusses common law duties and fiduciary duties of directors under the
ENSafrica
This requirement applies to all companies, public or private.
Hogan Lovells
In 2018 much was said about the adverse impact of political uncertainty and a sluggish economy on M&A activity in South Africa.
Adams & Adams
On 14 February 2019 a resolution was taken by the board of directors to voluntarily liquidate the African Global Group of companies, better known as Bosasa.
Adams & Adams
On 19 February 2019, the African Global Group of companies (better known by its trading name, Bosasa) reported that it intends applying for its voluntary liquidation.
Adams & Adams
The Republic of South Africa ceased to be a member of the British Commonwealth of Nations and became an independent republic in 1961. After 1994 it rejoined the Commonwealth.
Dentons
The Companies Amendment Bill, 2018 (the Bill) was published for comment on 21 September 2018.
Hogan Lovells
Africa is still the next big market for multinationals, even in the face of global economic uncertainty and political and regulatory issues.
Adams & Adams
The East African Community (EAC) is a regional intergovernmental organisation entered into force on 1 July 2010 with the following members: Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda.
Latest Video
Most Popular Recent Articles
TMF Group
South Africa is a highly regulated society and compliance with the myriad of laws can be daunting for any business.
Adams & Adams
The Republic of South Africa ceased to be a member of the British Commonwealth of Nations and became an independent republic in 1961. After 1994 it rejoined the Commonwealth.
Tabacks
Perhaps the most significant change proposes that a special resolution of shareholders is not required when a company gives financial assistance
Hogan Lovells
Africa is still the next big market for multinationals, even in the face of global economic uncertainty and political and regulatory issues.
Tabacks
Section 48(2)(a) of the Companies Act, 2008 (the "Companies Act") provides that only the board of a company may determine that the company acquire its own shares.
Tabacks
The amendment to section 33 proposes that every company must file an annual return at the anniversary of its incorporation and in that return
Tabacks
It is trite that where the board of a company wishes to make any distribution to its shareholders the board will be required, prior to the company making such distribution, to acknowledge
Hogan Lovells
In 2018 much was said about the adverse impact of political uncertainty and a sluggish economy on M&A activity in South Africa.
Tabacks
This article serves as the second of five instalments dedicated to addressing the five most significant amendments proposed by the Companies Amendment Bill, 2018 and the writer's comments thereon.
ENSafrica
It is standard practice that for a share transfer in a private limited liability company to be effective.
Tabacks
The Minister of Trade and Industry published the Companies Amendment Bill, 2018 for public comment on 21 September 2018.
Tabacks
In some instances the board of directors is even required by the Act to take or refrain from taking certain action.
Article Search Using Filters
Related Topics
Popular Authors
Popular Contributors
Up-coming Events Search
Tools
Font Size:
Translation
Channels
Mondaq on Twitter