April 30, 2019

Trustees’ duties and powers

All the powers of a trustee are ‘fiduciary’, which means that they must be exercised as follows: in the best interests of all the beneficiaries; only […]
April 1, 2019

When does a foreign system of law apply to your contract?

Let’s say I own a company in South Africa that makes and sells jewellery. The company is hugely successful and attracts international clients. A client who […]
March 4, 2019

Prize draw or promotional competition – A promoter’s legal compliance checklist

The CPA replaced the repealed Lotteries Act 57 of 1997 and became effective on 1 April 2011. Section 36 of the CPA imposed the stringent definitions […]