Portugal’s Golden Visa Program

The Portuguese Golden visa program is an investor residency program allowing foreigners to obtain a fully valid residency permit in Portugal. This permit not only allows investors to enter and/or live in Portugal but allows free travel within the 26 … Continue reading

The ECT Act and Enforceability of Electronic Communications in Variation of Contracts

The recent appeal case of Spring Forest Trading 599 CC v Wilberry (Pty) Ltd t/a Ecowash and Another (725/13) [2014] ZASCA engaged with several issues in relation to the provisions of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act 25 of 2002 … Continue reading

Can South African Business survive the strike season?

In August 2012 thirty four miners were shot dead following a confrontation between Lonmin miners and the SAP, at Marikana. This year wave upon wave of strikes have disrupted the economy, namely: The Eskom strikes which have, it is reported, … Continue reading

Lease Agreements points to consider

Almost every person has entered into a lease agreement at some point in their lives, but most people are unaware of the consequences associated with a lease when they enter into the actual agreement. It is a harsh reality that … Continue reading