Signing surety for your company’s debt?

Signing surety for your company’s debt?

The National Credit Act, 2005 (NCA) protects individuals who have concluded credit agreements with unscrupulous lenders. The NCA’s reckless lending provisions indulge individuals who are parties to credit agreements with elaborate protections if, having regard...
Mining law in South Africa back to square one

Mining law in South Africa back to square one

Minister of Mineral Resources Gwede Mantashe has announced his intention to scrap the amendment to the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act, 2002 (“MPRDA”). The amendment has been stuck in the National Council of Provinces for ages, after having...

Mining Charter, 2018: deadline for comments extended

Mining Charter, 2018: A further revision of the Mining Charter (after previous Minister Zwane’s disastrous one of 2017, which ended up in Court), was published by Gwede Mantashe, the new(ish) Minister of Mineral Resources, in mid-June 2018. You can read a copy...