Author: TGR Attorneys

What shareholders and directors need to know - piercing the corporate veil by Makhokha Makhokha (Associate Designate) and Tshepang Mokobane (Candidate Attorney) As controllers of the company, it is important for shareholders and directors to be aware of the common law principle of piercing the corporate veil. It cannot be...

The Supreme Court of Appeal of South Africa (the “SCA”) recently made a ruling in Raubex Construction v Bryte Insurance Company. Raubex Construction (the “Appellant”) was a beneficiary of a retention money guarantee (the “Guarantee”) issued by Bryte Insurance Company (the “Respondent”) pursuant to the terms...

The recent flood of reaction pursuing the judgement in favour of Lerato Sengadi, when she sought to be recognised as the rightful wife of Jabulani “HHP” Tsambo in terms of customary law, is proof of the uncertainty which still exists in understanding the effects of...