Graeme and Veldra have assimilated over 19 Corporate Litigious books where some contain real challenges to current Legislation with which the honourable Courts have dealt. So far our research has taken it up to Book 20 which in 2021 is being researched.
Company Law Today, Graeme Fraser and Vel Fraser state that in the
ten years since implementation, the Companies Act 2008 ("Act") has proven its resilience as the new framework for the conduct of business operations. Lawyers, auditors, directors, shareholders, trade unions and other stakeholders have embraced the challenges presented and
our Courts have been able to add the necessary glosses
to ensure the Act achieves its purpose in South Africa.
The Competition Tribunal is established in terms of section 26 of the Competition Act of 1998 (“1998 Act”) and has jurisdiction throughout the Republic. It is a tribunal of record and independent from the other competition institutions. The Competition Appeal Court is established in terms of section 36 of the 1998 Act. It has status similar to that of a High Court. It has jurisdiction throughout the Republic and is a court of record.
The Competition Tribunal of South Africa
We are strong advocates that every legal practitioner should make it their practice to keep abreast of current company Litigation in order to ensure that the documents they draft and the procedures they advise their clients are in accord with “best practises” aligned to current legislation and developed South African Court decisions with their resultant ramifications.