Contributors: Lauren Squier, Associate Designate and Alisha Naik, Candidate Attorney Introduction Covid-19 has brought additional strain to the already struggling South African economy. One of the industries that has undoubtedly been hardest hit is the global Travel and Tourism industry (“the industry”). This article explores several insights around travel insurance in light of this.  Travel
By Lisa Schmidt, Associate and Lauren Squier, Associate Designate Introduction The period of lockdown presently being experienced by South Africans in response to the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in much confusion and alarm, not least of which amongst members and occupants of sectional title schemes. Many members of society are unsure or unaware of what
Introduction The nation and the world at large are presently being rocked by the pandemic that is COVID-19. In times such as these, it is important to equip yourself with knowledge, not only about the virus and how to protect yourself against it, but also about the impact that it could have on your business.
SUMMARY THE PARTIES The First Applicant, Crosspoint Property Investments (Pty) Ltd, was granted a tender by the Gauteng Department of Human Settlements to develop the broader area on which the Second Applicant’s properties are situated. The development is in terms of a project that intends to yield thousands of units of integrated housing and associated
Introduction The purpose of the Protection of Personal Information Act No 4 of 2013 (“POPI”) is, among other things, to promote the protection of personal information of data subjects (defined as a person to whom personal information relates), processed by private and public bodies and to establish certain conditions and minimum requirements for the processing
Introduction This article deals with the legal issue of what “public” and “private” mean in relation to community schemes (such as a sectional title schemes, share blocks and homeowner’s associations, also known as private estates (“Estate”)). We look at the relevant laws governing the topic and explain the implications thereof. Review of Fines/Penalties in terms
Introduction An article released by The Citizen on the 3rd of April 2019 shows the enormity of the magnitude of the problem we face in South Africa at present.  According to The Citizen, Eskom is struggling with debt of R420 billion, with very little end in sight, and while government has attempted to alleviate some
Introduction This article deals with the topic of misrepresentations in the insurance industry and explores instances where insurers can repudiate insurance policies. Good Faith in Insurance Policies In the case of Mutual & federal Insurance Co Ltd v Oudtshoorn Municipality (1985) (1) SA 419 (A), the courtheld that all contracts are subject to good faith
By Musa Mathebula, Associate and Lauren Squier, Candidate Attorney Introduction This article deals with the topic of misrepresentations in the insurance industry and explores instances where insurers can repudiate insurance policies. Good Faith in Insurance Policies In the case of Mutual & federal Insurance Co Ltd v Oudtshoorn Municipality (1985) (1) SA 419 (A), the