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Conveyancing & Property Department, FNB Property Barometer,Rising yields point to residential property gradually regaining its attractiveness as an investment

The latest release regarding a joint venture between FNB and TPN (Tenant Profile Network) to estimate residential property yields on a national and segment basis.

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Corporate & Commercial Law Newsletter, Legal Professional Privilege and SARS

An ever-present but increasing source of uncertainty amongst taxpayers in South Africa is the extent of SARS' powers.

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Corporate & Commercial Law Newsletter, Minority Protection under the Companies Act 71 of 2008

A minority shareholder often has no voice in the management of the company, and can be outvoted at shareholders’ meetings.

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Corporate & Commercial Law, Newsletter, The New Companies Act: Piercing the Corporate Veil

For the first time in South African company law, the remedy known as 'piercing the corporate veil' has been incorporated into our company legislation.

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Corporate & Commercial Law News letter, Proposed Changes to the BEE Codes of Good Practice

It has been 5 years since the Codes of Good Practice in terms of the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act, 53 or 2003, were published.

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Customs@Wylie Update – Notice 955 Anti-dumping Frozen Chips

Notice of an initiation of the investigation for remedial action in the form of a safeguard against the increased imports of frozen chips.

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Mining, Minerals & Energy Update Supreme Court of Appeal Judgment – Bright Bay Property Service v Moravian Church in SA

On 31 October 2012, the Western Cape High Court handed down a judgment (Bright Bay Property Service (Pty) Ltd v The Moravian Church in South Africa, Case No 3130/12) which should serve as a warning to all mining companies who do not wish to allow their mineral licenses / permits to inadvertently lapse.

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Conveyancing & Property Update FNB Property Barometer – 3rd Quarter Segment House Price Review

The 3rd quarter of 2012 showed a general narrowing in the gaps in price growth performances between different segments of the housing market, it would appear, according to FNB housing data.

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Litigation Update on a Judgment handed down in the Supreme Court Of Appeal Judgment

Attached for your information a copy of the judgment that was delivered by the Supreme Court of Appeal last Friday, 9 November 2012, in an application that was brought by SAPOA against the City Council of JHB and Four Others.

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Environmental & Clean Energy Law Legislation Update

Update for the period 1st October 2012 to 2nd November 2012 – Volume 9, Issue 10.

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