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Staff Misconduct: What Employers Need to Know

Eskom has been in the news recently due to the parastatal’s ongoing investigation into 239 cases of staff misconduct. This raises the question of how employers should go about addressing staff misconduct. Many employers have found themselves at the losing end of CCMA or other disputes due to the incorrect processes being followed when dismissing […]

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MiFID II: What’s It All About?

By the STBB Corporate & Commercial team The markets in financial instruments directive (“MiFID”) is a regulation introduced to increase transparency across the EU’s financial markets and standardise the regulatory disclosure required for particular markets. MiFID II applies to market operators, investment firms, data reporting service providers and credit institutions providing investment services (only certain […]

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The Business of (Business) Rescue

Source: Published by Business Day’s Business Law and Tax Review on 14 May 2018 By the STBB Insolvency & Business Rescue team Since the enactment of the Companies Act 71 of 2008 (“the Act”), the statutory procedure for the restructuring of companies in financial distress, as provided for in the Act, has gained in popularity. […]

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STBB Supports Heaven’s Nest

Now that we are celebrating the festive season, we believe it would be appropriate to give you the last update for 2014 on STBB’s involvement with this centre. Nicole Picksley and Nicky Daniels arranged a X-mas party earlier this month for the children and staff at this centre. Simone Stoffberg, Junel Janeke and Nadia Permall […]

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The 2nd Gauteng Legal Community hose Build in Partnership with Habitat for Humanity South Africa

Source: Published by Spoor & Fisher on 27/01/2010 “3 Law Firms, 3 Families, 3 Houses and 1 Community” A firm commitment to social responsibility and a shared vision of making a marked difference to underprivileged families drew three legal firms together in 2007.  Smith Tabata Buchanan Boyes (STBB), Spoor & Fisher and Werksmans Attorneys, collectively […]

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Why Cape Legal Twist Looks Like a Demolition of Justice for Poor

Source: From Business Day, Published: 2009/07/02, Article by JACKIE DUGARD and KATE TISSINGTON IN MAY, backyard shack-dwellers with no access to formal housing took their case against the City of Cape Town to the Western Cape High Court. They were represented by the law firm, Smith Tabata Buchanan Boyes, which took on the case at […]

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Ask the Property Experts

Source: Presented by Bruce Whitfield on The Home Channel on 01/10/2008 The Home Channel takes a look at investing in the commercial property markets as well as viewer questions with experts Gina Schoeman from Macquarie First South, Kgaogelo Mamabolo from Liberty Life and Godfrey Timber from STBB Attorneys. Bruce Whitfield: Welcome to Ask the Property […]

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STBB Supports the Shine Trust

STBB is proud to support the efforts of the Shine Trust – an organisation raising literacy levels in schoolchildren around the Western Cape. Allan White, an attorney based at our Claremont office, raised R14 000 with his Comrades 2011 sponsorships in support of the Shine Trust and these funds were successfully applied at a local […]

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STBB Wins CCH Extra Legal Mile Award for 2010

STBB was awarded Cape Coastal Homes’ annual “Extra Legal Mile” award on 18 November 2010 for the legal firm on their panel who went the most extra legal miles in 2010 to serve and assist their agents during the sale and transfer process.

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Top Women Awards Finalist

STBB placed in the top 3 finalists at the Top Women Awards and was awarded a Certificate of Excellence in the Category “Top Gender Empowered Company: Professional Support Services – for Outstanding Contribution and Commitment to the Empowerment of Women in South Africa”.

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