Sunday 26 May, 2019
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Preference share funding structures: overview of Companies Act and Income Tax...

Preference share funding structures contemplate the subscription by a funder for preference shares in the share capital of a company with a pre-agreed dividend rate (often linked to a prevailing interest rate) and capital redemption profile.

5 tips for ensuring minority shareholder protection

Minority shareholders are often faced with the challenge of entrenching their rights in a company and making sure their voices are heard.

Pledges to invest welcomed – should be channelled to job creation...

South Africa’s newly-minted head of state, President Cyril Matamela Ramaphosa, has won wide acclaim for securing billions of dollars in foreign direct investment in the aftermath of a resoundingly successful international road show that he and his team embarked upon.

Exchange Control: Recent amendments to the Currency and Exchanges Manual for...

On 2 August 2018, FinSurv issued Exchange Control Circular No.12/2018 (Circular 12/2018) and on 20 August 2018, it issued Exchange Control Circular No.13/2018 (Circular 13/2018), setting out changes made to the Currency and Exchanges Manual for Authorised Dealers (Manual).

Exchange control – relaxation of prohibition to loop structures

Generally South African residents are prohibited in investing in a foreign company, which in turn invests back into South Africa. This is called a so-called loop structure.