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WHY USING CONTRACTS YOU FOUND ON GOOGLE IS A BAD IDEA

WHY USING CONTRACTS YOU FOUND ON GOOGLE IS A BAD IDEA

To avoid spending money on legal advice, many business owners go online, search for a contract, and use a template they think looks and sounds good. It is free, looks legit and it has been used before. Using a contract you found online comes with a number of risks...

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Cryptocurrency – a financial asset?

Cryptocurrency – a financial asset?

As cryptocurrency evolves, unique regulatory, tax, accounting and exchange control challenges continue to emerge. Over the past few years there has been no clear guidance on the regulation of crypto in South Africa. While South Africa is still assessing the best way...

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POPI Act compliance quick tips

POPI Act compliance quick tips

As of 1 July 2020, your inbox was probably flooded with emails from companies updating their Privacy Policies to ensure compliance with the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI Act). The POPI Act came into effect on 1 July 2020, with a 12-month grace period to...

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Why should I pursue a trademark registration?

Why should I pursue a trademark registration?

Whether you are a start-up or established business, the significance of trademark registration should not be overlooked. There are numerous reasons why you should consider a trademark registration. In this article we discuss the top 10 reasons why you should register...

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Trademarks – basics for business owners

Trademarks – basics for business owners

You are at a networking event and the trademarks topic comes up – you realize you have no in-depth understanding of what trademarks actually are. This article sums up the important trademark basics every business owner should know. First up, what are trademarks? A...

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Online legal advice is changing the game

Online legal advice is changing the game

What do traditional law firms think about online legal advice: “We could not possibly have our meetings online” – “Clients will only work with lawyers they have met in person”. Then, almost overnight, the coronavirus pandemic forced lawyers to go digital. In this...

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Legal Advice: The value of legal advice for businesses

Legal Advice: The value of legal advice for businesses

Whether you are establishing a business or expanding an already established business, certain legal aspects you may not be aware of come into play. The number of decisions that require legal advice may surprise you. Many business owners overlook the importance of...

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