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Commissioning of oaths in the 21st century

Commissioning of oaths in the 21st century

In the recent High Court judgment of Knuttel NO and Others v Shana and Others (GJ) (unreported case no 38683/2020, 27-8-2021) (Katzew AJ), the court had to decide whether the rules related to the commissioning of affidavits could be relaxed in certain circumstances....

Court rules for mother, child in emigration battle

Court rules for mother, child in emigration battle

Gauteng High Court (Johannesburg) Judge Fiona Dippenaar has considered the better quality of life and opportunities in a foreign country in her decision to rule against a father who sought to scupper his five-year-old daughter’s imminent emigration with her mother....

Market Movements 12.10.21

Market Movements 12.10.21

Yesterday saw pleasing positive movements in the local markets, particularly in Resourses and in Mineralsa and Mining.

Bequeathing assets to an existing trust upon your death?

Bequeathing assets to an existing trust upon your death?

In many instances, it may make sense to utilise existing trusts as part of your legacy plan. Your assets can be bequeathed to an existing trust – if the trust instrument allows for it. If this is the case, the trustees of that trust have to be specifically empowered...

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