Commercial Advice & Litigation

Series Seed Documents published

It is trite that South Africa has been seeking to encourage small investors to start new businesses, but the amount of red tape and difficulty in getting the logistics off the ground can be quite daunting.

Esselaar Attorneys has drafted a set of documents designed for new investors to regulate (and create a standard for) the way in which investors should invest in start-ups. The idea behind this is to set a level playing field which is not weighted in favour of the investor or the start-up, but rather is as fair as possible.

1Time winding up leaves consumers high and dry?

The news of the winding up of 1Time airline has led to an investigation by the NCC into whether consumers will be refunded for their useless tickets (see 'Consumer watchdog mulls 1time probe' on fin24).

Dishonest debt collectors beware!

Yesterday, the Sunday Times reported that the SABC is under investigation by the NCC for its unscrupulous debt collection methods and wildly inaccurate billing when it comes to unpaid TV licence fees. The interesting thing is that the complaints about the SABC's debt collection methods are methods which will probably be familiar to many debt collectors. According to the Sunday Times the complaints relate to the following practices:

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