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COMPANY LAW RESEARCH

Bibliography of Legal Journal Articles


COMPANY LAW ARTICLES BIBLIOGRAPHY: 2008 to date (25/11/11)

General

Corporate governance

  • Patrick Bracher ‘RM under the new Companies Act: general insurance’ (2009) 3 Enterprise Risk 10.

  • Andries Brink ‘Corporate governance and the Companies Act’ (2009) 25 Management Today 6. [sabinet.co.za]

  • Charl De Villiers & Chris Van Staden ‘Shareholders' corporate environmental disclosure needs’ (2010) 13 South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences 437. [scielo.org.za]

  • Simon Deakin ‘Corporate governance, finance and growth: unravelling the relationship’ (2010) Acta Juridica 191-218. [abstract] [sabinet.co.za]

  • Jean J Du Plessis ‘Revisiting the judge-made rule of non-interference in internal company matters’ (2010) 127 South African Law Journal 304. [abstract] [sabinet.co.za]

  • Lindie Engelbrecht ‘Directors criticise shortcomings in Companies Bill’ (2009) 5 Occupational Risk Management 7. [sabinet.co.za]

  • Irene-Marie Esser ‘Company law and the spoliated director: Greaves v Barnard: case comments’ (2008) SA Mercantile Law Journal 135. [sabinet.co.za]

  • Kathy Idensohn ‘The regulation of shadow directors’ (2010) 22 SA Mercantile Law Journal 326. [full text] [sabinet.co.za]

  • Michael M Katz ‘Governance under the Companies Act 71 of 2008: Flexibility is the keyword’ 2010 Acta Juridica 248. [abstract] [sabinet.co.za]

  • Stephanie Luiz & Zuene Taljaard ‘Mass resignation of the board and social responsibility of the company: Minister of Water Affairs and Forestry v Stilfontein Gold Mining Co Ltd’ (2009) 21 SA Mercantile Law Journal 420. [sabinet.co.za]

  • Mmoledi Malokane ‘The introduction of business judgment rule by the new Companies Act’ (Jun 2010) De Rebus 53.

  • Ben Marx ‘An analysis of audit committee effectiveness at the largest listed companies in South Africa from a CFO and audit committee perspective’ (2009) 9 Acta Commercii 13. [sabinet.co.za]

  • Caroline B Ncube ‘Transparency and accountability under the new company law’ 2010 Acta Juridica 43. [abstract] [full text] [sabinet.co.za]

  • John F Olson ‘South Africa moves to a global model of corporate governance but with important national variations’ 2010 Acta Juridica 219. [abstract] [sabinet.co.za]

  • Kathleen Van der Linde ‘The personal liability of directors for corporate fault - an exploration’ (2008) 20 SA Mercantile Law Journal 439. [sabinet.co.za]

    King Reports

  • Irene-Marie Esser ‘The protection of stakeholder interests in terms of the South African King III Report on Corporate Governance: an improvement on King II?’ (2009) 21 SA Mercantile Law Journal 188. [sabinet.co.za]

  • Mervyn E King ‘The synergies and interaction between King III and the Companies Act 61 of 2008’ 2010 Acta Juridica 446. [abstract] [sabinet.co.za]

  • Mervyn King ‘A new corporate playing field: King III’ (2009) 3 Enterprise Risk 25. [sabinet.co.za]

  • Rob Otty ‘Directors and Officers Liability: King III and the Companies Act’ (2009) 3 Enterprise Risk 8. [sabinet.co.za]

    Directors’ Duties

  • Mildred Bekink ‘An historical overview of the director's duty of care and skill: from the nineteenth century to the Companies Bill of 2007’ (2008) 20 SA Mercantile Law Journal 95. [sabinet.co.za].

  • Natasha Bouwman ‘An appraisal of the modification of the director's duty of care and skill’ (2009) 21 SA Mercantile Law Journal 509. [sabinet.co.za]

  • Julie Cassidy ‘Models for reform: the directors' duty of care in a modern commercial world’ (2009) 20 Stellenbosch Law Review 373. [abstract] [sabinet.co.za]

  • Miranda Feinstein ‘A practical guide to the new Companies Act – directors’ duties and responsibilities’ (Jul 2010) De Rebus 43.

  • Maleka Femida Cassim ‘Da Silva v C H Chemicals (Pty) Ltd: Fiduciary duties of resigning directors’ (2009) 126 South African Law Journal 61. [sabinet.co.za]

  • J J Du Plessis ‘A comparative analysis of directors' duty of care, skill and diligence in South Africa and in Australia’ 2010 Acta Juridica 263. [abstract] [sabinet.co.za]

  • Julia Long ‘Shareholders who are also directors must remain objective and act in the company's best interest’ (Jan/Feb 2009) Professional Accountant 24. [sabinet.co.za]

  • Stephanie Luiz & Zuene Taljaard ‘Mass resignation of the board and social responsibility of the company: Minister of Water Affairs and Forestry v Stilfontein Gold Mining Co Ltd’ (2009) 21 SA Mercantile Law Journal 420. [sabinet.co.za]

  • Alastair Morphet ‘Secret profits’ (Jul/Aug 2009) Professional Accountant 12. [sabinet.co.za]

  • Amit Parekh ‘Directors' duties in a vastly different corporate landscape’ (Mar 2010) De Rebus 12.

  • Kathleen Van der Linde ‘The personal liability of directors for corporate fault - an exploration’ (2008) 20 SA Mercantile Law Journal 439. [sabinet.co.za]

Corporate formation / corporate finance

  • Simon Deakin ‘Corporate governance, finance and growth: unravelling the relationship’ 2010 Acta Juridica 191. [abstract] [sabinet.co.za]

  • Paul Descroizilles ‘A practical guide to the provisions of the new Companies Act – the memorandum of incorporation, shareholders’ agreements and special conditions’ (Apr 2010) De Rebus 44.

  • James J Hanks Jr ‘The new legal capital regime in South Africa’ 2010 Acta Juridica 131. [abstract] [sabinet.co.za]

  • P Knight ‘Keep it simple and set it free: the new ethos of corporate formation’ 2010 Acta Juridica 3. [abstract] [sabinet.co.za]

  • Witness Makhubele & Matodzi Ratshimbilani ‘A practical guide to the implications of the new Companies Act - capital maintenance’ (May 2010) De Rebus 63.

  • Michael Martinek ‘Law and economics of corporate finance in Europe - from diversity to convergence and harmonization’ 2008 Tydskrif vir die Suid-Afrikaanse Reg 16. [abstract] [sabinet.co.za]

  • J S McLennan ‘Contract and agency law and the 2008 Companies Bill’ 2009 Obiter 144. [sabinet.co.za]

  • T C R Morajane ‘The binding effect of the constitutive documents of the 1973 and 2008 Companies Acts of South Africa’ (2010) 13 Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal 171. [abstract@PER] [pdf@PER]

  • Caroline B Ncube ‘Pre-incorporation contracts: statutory reform’ (2009) 126 South African Law Journal 255. [full text] [sabinet.co.za]

  • Antony O Nwafor ‘Company promoters and the enforcement of pre-incorporation contracts’ (2010) 22 SA Mercantile Law Journal 66. [sabinet.co.za]

  • Kathleen Van der Linde ‘Share repurchases and the protection of shareholders’ 2010 Tydskrif vir die Suid-Afrikaanse Reg 288. [abstract] [TSAR online]

  • Rory Voller ‘Company name approval under the new Companies Act’ (Jun 2010) De Rebus 52.

    Offers to the public

  • Gretchen De Smit & Christian Ntuta ‘A practical guide to the implications of the new Companies Act – public offers’ (Aug 2010) De Rebus 47.

  • J Yeats ‘Public offerings of company securities: a closer look at certain aspects of chapter 4 of the Companies Act 71 of 2008’ 2010 Acta Juridica 117. [abstract] [full text] [sabinet.co.za]

  • Securities

  • Farouk H I Cassim ‘The challenge of treasury shares’ 2010 Acta Juridica 151. [abstract] [sabinet.co.za]

  • Richard Jooste ‘Issues relating to the regulation of 'distributions' by the 2008 Companies Act’ (2009) 126 South African Law Journal 627. [full text] [sabinet.co.za]

  • Sigwadi Muthundinne ‘The registration of securities under the new Companies Act 71 of 2008’ 2010 Acta Juridica 73. [abstract] [sabinet.co.za]

  • Kathleen Van der Linde ‘The regulation of conflict situations relating to share capital’ (2009) 21 SA Mercantile Law Journal 33. [sabinet.co.za]

  • Kathleen Van der Linde ‘The regulation of distributions to shareholders in the Companies Act 2008’ 2009 Tydskrif vir die Suid-Afrikaanse Reg 484. [abstract] [sabinet.co.za]

  • Kathleen Van der Linde ‘The solvency and liquidity approach in the Companies Act 2008’ 2009 Tydskrif vir die Suid-Afrikaanse Reg 224. [abstract] [sabinet.co.za]

  • Kathleen Van der Linde ‘Pre-emptive rights in respect of share issues - misnomer or mistake?’ (2008) 20 SA Mercantile Law Journal 510. [sabinet.co.za]

  • Kathleen Van Der Linde & Stephanie Luiz ‘Aspects of the cross-listing of securities’ (2009) 21 SA Mercantile Law Journal 31. [sabinet.co.za]

  • M Vermaas ‘The reform of the law of uncertificated securities in South African company law’ 2010 Acta Juridica 87. [abstract] [sabinet.co.za]

  • Financial Assistance

  • Richard Jooste ‘Financial assistance to directors - the Companies Act 71 of 2008’ 2010 Acta Juridica 165. [abstract] [full text] [sabinet.co.za]

  • Jacqueline Yeats & Richard Jooste ‘Financial assistance - a new approach’ (2009) 126 South African Law Journal 566. [abstract] [full text] [sabinet.co.za]

  • Extinction of a company

  • J C Sonnekus ‘Persoonlike diensbaarhede en die herregestrasie van 'n degeregistreerde maatskappy as reghebbende op gespanne voet’ 2008 Tydskrif vir die Suid-Afrikaanse Reg 130. [abstract] [sabinet.co.za]

Shareholder protection

  • H G J Beukes ‘An introduction to the appraisal remedy in the Companies Act 2008’ (2010) 22 SA Mercantile Law Journal 176. [sabinet.co.za]

  • H G J Beukes ‘An introduction to the appraisal remedy as proposed in the Companies Bill: triggering actions and the differences between the appraisal remedy and existing shareholder remedies’ (2008) 20 SA Mercantile Law Journal 479. [sabinet.co.za]

  • Maleka Femida Cassim ‘The introduction of the statutory merger in South African corporate law: majority rule offset by the appraisal right (part 1)’ (2008) 20 SA Mercantile Law Journal 1. [sabinet.co.za]

  • Maleka Femida Cassim ‘The introduction of the statutory merger in South African corporate law: majority rule offset by the appraisal right (Part 2)’ (2008) 20 SA Mercantile Law Journal 147. [sabinet.co.za]

  • Lindi Coetzee ‘A comparative analysis of the derivative litigation proceedings under the Companies Act 61 of 1973 and the Companies Act 71 of 2008’ 2010 Acta Juridica 290. [abstract] [sabinet.co.za]

  • Stephanie Luiz ‘Using a scheme of arrangement to eliminate minority shareholders’ (2010) 22 SA Mercantile Law Journal 443. [sabinet.co.za]

  • Wouter Scholtz ‘Shareholders' agreements under threat’ (2010) 4 Enterprise Risk 24. [sabinet.co.za]

  • Kathleen Van der Linde ‘Share repurchases and the protection of shareholders’ 2010 Tydskrif vir die Suid-Afrikaanse Reg 288. [abstract] [TSAR online] [sabinet.co.za]

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Nigel Boardman ‘A critical analysis of the new South African takeover laws as proposed under the Companies Act 71 of 2008’ 2010 Acta Juridica 306. [abstract] [sabinet.co.za]

  • Maleka Femida Cassim ‘The introduction of the statutory merger in South African corporate law: majority rule offset by the appraisal right (part 1)’ (2008) 20 SA Mercantile Law Journal 1. [sabinet.co.za]

  • Maleka Femida Cassim ‘The introduction of the statutory merger in South African corporate law: majority rule offset by the appraisal right (Part 2)’ (2008) 20 SA Mercantile Law Journal 147. [sabinet.co.za]

  • Carias Tererai Chokuda & Jacqueline Yeats ‘Ensuring adequate funding for the takeovers watchdog’ (2009) 126 South African Law Journal 5. [full text] [sabinet.co.za]

  • Ezra Davids, Trevor Norwitz & David Yuill ‘A microscopic analysis of the new merger and amalgamation provision in the Companies Act 71 of 2008’ 2010 Acta Juridica 337. [abstract] [sabinet.co.za]

  • Vusi Magubane ‘A practical guide to the implications of the new Companies Act (7) – fundamental transactions’ (Sep 2010) De Rebus 45.

  • Safiyya Patel ‘A practical guide to the implications of the new Companies Act (8) – takeovers’ (Oct 2010) De Rebus 55.

Corporate insolvency

  • Bernard Bekink & Christo Botha ‘The role of a modern central bank in managing consumer bankruptcies and corporate failures: a South African public-law angle of incidence’ (2009) 21 SA Mercantile Law Journal 74. [sabinet.co.za]

  • Stephanie Luiz ‘Using a scheme of arrangement to eliminate minority shareholders’ (2010) 22 SA Mercantile Law Journal 443. [sabinet.co.za]

  • D Matlala ‘Winding up: transfer to a third party of the property of a company after the granting of a winding up order is invalid’ (May 2008) De Rebus 36.

  • Business rescue

  • Richard Bradstreet ‘The leak in the Chapter 6 lifeboat: inadequate regulation of business rescue practitioners may adversely affect lenders' willingness and the growth of the economy’ (2010) 22 SA Mercantile Law Journal 195. [full text] [sabinet.co.za]

  • Richard Bradstreet ‘The new business rescue: will creditors sink or swim?’ (2011) 128 South African Law Journal 352. [abstract] [sabinet.co.za]

  • Richard Bradstreet ‘Exploring the possibility of a composite business rescue practitioner’ (Sep 2010) De Rebus 48.

  • Michael Katz ‘A practical guide to the implications of the new Companies Act (9) – practical implications of the new business rescue regime in terms of chapter 6 of the new Act’ (Nov 2010) De Rebus 53.

  • C Lamprecht ‘Business rescue replacing judicial management: an assessment of the extent of problems solved’ (2008) 22 SA Journal of Accounting Research 183.

  • Eric Levenstein ‘The new Companies Act: business rescue now an option’ (2010) 28 Management Today 6. [sabinet.co.za]

  • Anneli Loubser ‘The business rescue proceedings in the Companies Act of 2008: concerns and questions (part 1)’ 2010 Tydskrif vir die Suid-Afrikaanse Reg 501. [sabinet.co.za]

  • Anneli Loubser ‘The business rescue proceedings in the Companies Act of 2008: concerns and questions (part 2)’ 2010 Tydskrif vir die Suid-Afrikaanse Reg 689. [sabinet.co.za]

  • Anneli Loubser ‘The role of shareholders during corporate rescue proceedings: always on the outside looking in?’(2008) 20 SA Mercantile Law Journal 372. [sabinet.co.za]

  • Jonathan Rushworth ‘A critical analysis of the business rescue regime in the Companies Act 71 of 2008’ 2010 Acta Juridica 375. [abstract] [sabinet.co.za]

  • J Salant ‘Business rescue operations and the new Companies Act’ (Jan/Feb 2010) De Rebus 29.

Enforcement / regulatory regime

  • Carias Tererai Chokuda & Jacqueline Yeats ‘Ensuring adequate funding for the takeovers watchdog’ (2009) 126 South African Law Journal 5. [abstract] [full text] [sabinet.co.za]

  • Dennis M Davis ‘Dealing with corporate defaulters: curbing the unfettered exercise of criminal law’ 2010 Acta Juridica 411. [abstract] [sabinet.co.za]

  • Jean J Du Plessis ‘Revisiting the judge-made rule of non-interference in internal company matters’ (2010) 127 South African Law Journal 304. [abstract] [sabinet.co.za]

  • Dorothy Farisani ‘The potency of co-ordination of enforcement functions by the new and revamped regulatory authorities under the new Companies Act’ Acta Juridica 433. [abstract] [sabinet.co.za]

  • Caroline B Ncube ‘Transparency and accountability under the new company law’ 2010 Acta Juridica 43. [full text] [sabinet.co.za]

  • Ben Marx ‘An analysis of audit committee effectiveness at the largest listed companies in South Africa from a CFO and audit committee perspective’ (2009) 9 Acta Commercii 13. [sabinet.co.za]

  • Kathleen Van der Linde ‘The regulation of conflict situations relating to share capital’ (2009) 21 SA Mercantile Law Journal 33. [sabinet.co.za]

Tax

  • Ansu Burger ‘“Small business” definition changed’ (Dec 2009) Tax Breaks Newsletter 4.

  • Thabo Legwaila ‘The tax treatment of holding companies in Mauritius: lessons for South Africa’ (2011) 23 SA Mercantile Law Journal 1. [sabinet.co.za]

  • Ina Meiring ‘The Companies Act 71 of 2008: new categories of companies’ (Jul/Aug 2009) TAXtalk 18.

  • Nicolaas Van Wyk ‘The new Companies Act - creating jobs, reducing costs and raising SA's game’ (May/Jun 2010) TAXtalk 14.

  • Nicolaas Van Wyk ‘The role of accountants, accounting officers and auditors in the new Companies Bill - a brief overview’ (Mar/Apr 2009) Professional Accountant 2, 4. [etaxes.co.za]