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COMPANIES ACT, 71 OF 2008 SERIES PART 5

Part 5: Voluntary winding-up of solvent companies in terms of the Companies Act By Dommisse Attorneys on 1st March 2016 Although any mention of the “winding-up” or liquidation of a business enterprise has the tendency to attract negative sentiments in the commercial world, the voluntary winding-up of a solvent company remains a useful and practical […]

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Observations on Company Names

By Dommisse Attorneys on 21st September 2017 Choosing a name for your new company may seem simple, but what may not be clear is that you cannot call your company whatever you want, as South African law regulates what a company name can and cannot be. Section 11 of the Companies Act, 71 of 2008 […]

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Share Capital: What to consider?

By Dommisse Attorneys on 2nd June 2016 The monies raised by a company through the issue of shares is commonly referred to as the share capital of that company. The Companies Act, 71 of 2008 (as amended) (“Companies Act“) regulates certain aspects regarding share capital, which every director, shareholder and potential investor should be aware […]