The Consumer Protection Act and Franchise Agreements : What you need to know

Introduction The Consumer Protection Act, 68 of 2008, (“the CPA”) has been in effect since it was signed into law on 24 April 2011 and...
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Deposits and the COJ

Introduction Schindlers has received numerous enquiries recently as to the legality of the City of Johannesburg (“the CoJ”) firstly demanding deposits (or dramatically increased deposits)...
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Online Visa/Permit Applications

The Department of Home Affairs (“the DHA”) has announced its new online procedure for most permit applications, which commenced on 1 October 2014, with the...
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