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Fairbridges Wertheim Becker JHB Office Launch Cocktail Party

Fairbridges Wertheim Becker JHB Office Launch Cocktail Party

Fairbridges Wertheim Becker was pleased to host a cocktail event for clients and colleagues on Thursday 10 March and officially unveil their new office premises at 2 Pybus Road in Sandton. Judge K Satchwell was the guest speaker and addressed those in attendance on...

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The Nuclear War

The Nuclear War

South Africa's ongoing struggle for a reliable energy source: nuclear v renewable energy A month after suspending Peter Becker from the Board of the National Nuclear Regulator (NNR), the Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe on Friday 25 February 2022...

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Let’s talk Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs)

Let’s talk Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs)

A look at the regulatory and legal challenges to NFTs and Non-Fungible Assets in general Before delving into the regulatory and legal challenges related to NFTs it is necessary to define NFTs as a concept. An NFT represents a digital or physical asset (such as a...

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Customer relationships matter

Customer relationships matter

Fairbridges Wertheim Becker attorney, Greer Penzhorn, is a passionate commercial litigation lawyer, committed to serving justice and fighting for what is right in the business and property sector. “There are certain things you think you are passionate about and dream...

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Do You Have a Right to Renew Your Lease Agreement?

Do You Have a Right to Renew Your Lease Agreement?

The following clause (with minor variations) is often found in lease agreements:- “The Tenant shall have the right to renew this Agreement for a period of 1 (one) year on the same terms and conditions, save that the rental shall be agreed to in writing between...

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Help! A curator has control of my assets

Help! A curator has control of my assets

The purpose of the Prevention of Organised Crime Act 1998, (“POCA”) is to offer a civil remedy for the preservation, seizure, and forfeiture of property or assets which, as a natural consequence, are concerned with the carrying out of unlawful activities. The National...

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We Are Moving To New Premises

We Are Moving To New Premises

Fairbridges Wertheim Becker is pleased to announce that both of its Cape Town and Johannesburg offices will be moving to new premises. With effect from 1 September 2021 our Cape Town office will be relocating to the Portside Building at 5 Buitengracht Street, Cape...

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4IR and the Law

4IR and the Law

Introduction The Fourth Industrial Revolution (“4IR”) predominated for some time, and the COVID-19 pandemic fast-tracked its acceptance. Within a few months, the whole world had to adapt to remote working, learning and living. 4IR and COVID-19 changed the way we do...

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Conveyancing News

Conveyancing News

I’m selling property in South Africa but I am overseas. What now? In a property transfer, a conveyancer’s mandate begins with the offer to purchase, a thorough reading of which gives us the framework for the type of transfer that we will be dealing with. We page...

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