Done before? The Department of Communications intends to float a black


Vaal River City: a new mixed use city on the banks of the Vaal river, between Vereeniging & Vanderbijlpark is planned. The developer will be a BEE entity and will, judging from the write-up, be quite something.


A second chance: The Department of Correctional Services is a apparently considering allowing the removal of minor criminal offence records as opposed to the current retention of such records for 10 years.

Our Minister of Justice intends to save litigation costs by appointing a Solicitor-General, with the status of judge, to head up the State Attorney


May an auctioneer bid at an auction?

Yes, the only requirement for a valid bid, by the auctioneer at the auction that he is conducting, is advance notice that the sale is subject to his right to bid on behalf of a onother.
Hansa Silver [2015] JOL 33083 (SCA)

Binding offer in terms of section 153 (1) of the Companies ctA

This section provides that the voting interest of a creditor, who had opposed the adoption of a business rescue plan of a company placed under business rescue, may be bought by way of a


"The great tragedies of history occur not when right confronts wrong but when two rights confront each other."
- Henry Kissinger


Having your cake and eating it: a UK confectionary supplier was compelled to produce a cake with a lesbian theme. One cannot imagine why a supplier should be required to make a statement it does not agree with: could a Muslim printer be compelled to produce a cartoon depicting the Prophet?


Mae West (this lady must have been quite something):

It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
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