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ARE SOCIAL MEDIA POSTS PRIVATE?

In employment, it is important to understand whether an employer may lawfully access Facebook or other Social media platforms of their employees. If so, the further question arises as to whether the Regulation and Interception of Communications Act (the Act) applies to social media? The trend in case law is that there is nothing private […]

PROPERTY & THE LAW: Double Commission

The agent who was the effective cause of the sale of the property is the one entitled to the commission. However, when there are 2 or more agents involved im the sale of a property it can get complicated. Tracey Watson-Gill, Director at Goldberg & de Villiers Inc.  explains more in this episode of Property […]

PROPERTY & THE LAW: Ratification Clause

Did you know that the Ratification Clause allows a seller to continue marketing the property until the suspensive conditions have been fulfilled? Our Property Director, Tracey Watson-Gill explains more in this episode of Property & The Law. For more information, contact Tracey on 041 5019800. www.goldbergdevilliers.co.za

PROPERTY & THE LAW : Suspensive Sale

When you sell your house subject to the successful sale of the buyer’s property, what does this in fact mean? In this episode of Property & the Law, Tracey Watson-Gill explains. For more information, contact Tracey on 041 5019800. www.goldbergdevilliers.co.za

PROPERTY & THE LAW : Trusts

  In this episode of Property & the Law, Tracey Watson-Gill, explains what to look out for when dealing with Trusts. Tracey is a Director at Goldberg & de Villiers Inc. and can be contacted for more information on 041 5019800 | email twg@goldlaw.co.za. www.goldbergdevilliers.co.za  

PROPERTY & LAW : Electronic Signatures

Tracey Watson Gill, Property Law Director, explains when it is permissable to use an electronic signature on a document and when not. For more information, contact Tracey on 041 5019800 | email twg@goldlaw.co.za. www.goldbergdevilliers.co.za

INTEREST RATES CUT – JULY 2020

The Monetary Policy Commiteee has cut the repo rate by 25 basis points. This takes the repo rate to 3.50% per annum, with effect from 24 July 2020. Prime interest rate is now 7% To view the full MPC statement delivered yesterday click here: MPC statement July 2020 For more information contact Tracey Watson-Gill at Goldberg […]

OUR BRAVE NEW WORLD : USING ZOOM FOR RETRENCHMENT CONSULTATIONS

        The COVID-19 pandemic will doubtless lead to many new developments on the legal front. For example, with widespread employee retrenchment now an unfortunate reality in our struggling economy, all employers, employees and trade unions should know of an important new Labour Court decision validating the use of remote conferencing for the retrenchment consultation […]

ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES IN PROPERTY & OTHER TRANSACTIONS

  “To sign a document means to authenticate that which stands for or is intended to represent the name of the person who is to authenticate” (quoted in the case below)   We all know that verbal agreements, although fully binding for most types of transaction, are a recipe for uncertainty and dispute. It’s not […]

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