CAUTION – AMENDMENTS TO EXISTING CONTRACTS BY MEANS OF ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION AND WRITTEN CORRESPONDENCE

The recent judgment by the Supreme Court of Appeal in Spring Forest Trading 599 CC v Wilberry (Pty) Ltd t/a Ecowash and another [2015] JOL 32555 (SCA) has had far reaching consequences as regards the variation of contracts by means of an exchange of email correspondence. A common clause which is contained in contracts…

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VAT OR TRANSFER DUTY?

Very often the question arises as to whether the purchaser must pay transfer duty on a particular transaction or whether there is no transfer duty payable as the transaction is in fact a VAT transaction. This question can arise where…

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