What is conveyancing?

Ownership of immovable property is not obtained on signature of an Offer to Purchase, or payment of the purchase price, or even the signing of the transfer documents with the conveyancing attorney.  Ownership is only obtained on registration of the property, into the buyer’s name, in the Deeds Registry Office. Conveyancing is the legal process…

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POPI Act: The new compliance revolution

There is no hiding place anymore for South African businesses big and small as enforcement of the Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act (POPIA) commences on the 31st of March 2021. The scope of POPI is far-reaching which, in effect, applies to all business within the Republic. Businesses that don’t comply with the POPI Act,…

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