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I am a qualified Attorney. I specialise in Property Law, Commercial Law, Corporate Law and Trusts.
 
Please visit our website at www.prop-law.co.za for more details.
 
I am an elected Committee Member of the Property Committee of the Association of Pretoria Attorneys and through my involvement, I like to ensure that I am constantly at the "sharp-end" of Conveyancing Practice.

I am the elected Chairman on the Gauteng Council of SAPOA. The South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA) is the biggest and most influential institution in the property industry. SAPOA members control about 90% of commercial property in SA, with a combined portfolio in excess of R150 Billion (about $22 Billion). I am also on the National Council and the National Legal Committee of SAPOA.
 
Member of the Institute of Directors South Africa and Member of the Sirdar Governance Panel.

19 August 2014

South Africa has no business law specialist

I think that the Honourable Minister may be mis-informed!!!

If by some chance the Minister of Trade and Industry should come across my humble Blog, may I suggest that he visit my website for a brief indication as to what we do at Shepperson Attorneys. If Minister Davies has even more time available, he is most welcome to visit my office and we can discuss the business of Business Law.


Gareth Shepperson
Commercial and Property Attorney














South Africa has no business law specialist

South Africa has no specialised business law practitioners to deal with company law, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on Tuesday.

Minister Rob Davies
"We don't have specialised lawyers, judges, and litigators to tackle business law," he said at a company law symposium in Johannesburg.

The symposium was examining, among other things, the Companies Act.

Davies said the act had brought real benefits for company registration.

"The law itself makes registration easier and quicker."

He was hopeful the symposium would afford those attending the opportunity to exchange views on company law, business rescue processes, and takeovers and mergers.

Among those present was former top US judge Myron Steele of the state of Delaware.

He spoke about takeovers, mergers, and fundamental transactions, and what could be done in anticipation of takeovers and mergers.

He gave an example of Delaware law, where a shareholder could put a stop to the sale of a company by approaching the courts if he or she was unhappy with certain aspects of the process.

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