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Shareholder Relationships can be the Mother of all Disputes

Good shareholder relationships are important. According to the Romans, community of property or co-ownership was the mother of all disputes. And this still holds true today. How often does the following scenario play out? Shareholder Relationships can go Wrong Two [...]

By | July 4th, 2016|Categories: Company Law|Tags: , , , |

Class Action for Civil Damages

A class action is quite common in other parts of the world and until recently South African courts haven't properly addressed the issue. This has all changed with the Transnet class action, South Africa's first and largest suit of its [...]

By | April 9th, 2015|Categories: POPI and Data Protection|Tags: , , |

Possible approaches to resolving domain disputes

When resolving domain disputes, there are various different approaches or courses of action that you can follow in an attempt to get the registrant of a domain name to transfer it to you. Each one has its own cost implications. [...]

By | February 26th, 2014|Categories: Domain Name Disputes|Tags: , , |

Reducing legal costs in cases of Domain Squatting

When it comes to domain squatting, there are various different approaches or courses of action that you can follow in an attempt to get the registrant of a domain name to transfer it to you. Each one has its own [...]

By | February 6th, 2014|Categories: Domain Name Disputes|Tags: , , , |

Estimated costs of resolving domain disputes

The costs of resolving domain name disputes vary greatly. The costs are made up of costs or expenses that are payable to third parties and our fees. Our fees are provided on the basis that we have given you an [...]

By | February 6th, 2014|Categories: Domain Name Disputes|Tags: , , |

Information relevant to a .za Domain Dispute

People often contact us saying they want a specific <.za> domain name. We have set out what we consider to be the best approach in these matters (based on our previous experience) in an article entitled I want that domain [...]

By | February 6th, 2014|Categories: Domain Name Disputes|Tags: |

Information relevant to top level domain disputes

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) performs the administrative functions relating to generic top level domain (gTLD) names. Generic top level domain disputes are determined by the Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) and the Rules for Uniform [...]

By | February 6th, 2014|Categories: Domain Name Disputes|Tags: |

Outsource your domain name dispute to South Africa

Why don't you outsource your domain name dispute to South Africa? There are two things you should do when it comes to allocating legal work most effectively. The first is that of decomposing legal work and the second is the [...]

By | February 6th, 2014|Categories: Domain Name Disputes|Tags: , |

Letter of Demand to collect a Debt

It is very frustrating when someone owes you money, but they simply do not pay. We understand how frustrating this is, but we can help you determine what the best way is to try to collect the debt. If appropriate, [...]

By | January 24th, 2013|Categories: IT Contracts|Tags: , |

Why IT disputes occur and how to avoid them

I have recently been negotiating some complex IT contracts for a client and again witnessed the disconnect between the IT vendor and its customer. I was reminded how often this leads to legal problems, difficulties, and disputes. What follows is [...]

By | October 24th, 2011|Categories: IT Contracts|Tags: , |