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L.E.A.D seminars - 2013

7 February 2013

CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT – WHAT THE ACT MEANS TO YOU - 1 DAY SEMINAR

Presenter
Trudie Broekmann - a commercial attorney with over 15 years experience.

This seminar aims to cover

  • the complexities in interpreting and implementing the Act both from a business and a legal perspective;
  • the latest developments on the consumer protection front, including discussions on judgments by the National Consumer Tribunal;
  • engaging with clients to find practical ways of aligning business practices and relevant agreements with the Act; and 
  • hints on plain language drafting.

LEAD Consumer Protection Act Seminar - Brochure and registration details

 


 

EVICTIONS AND RENTAL RECOVERY WORKSHOP (NEW CONTENT) - 1 DAY WORKSHOP

Presenter
Cilna Steyn - Head of the Property Litigation Department at Steyn & Steyn.

About the seminar

The workshop focuses on the practical application of the theory of eviction law. Both residential and commercial evictions are covered.

The workshop is not a repeat of the 2012 workshop and, therefore, will benefit first time attendees as well as attendees of previous eviction law seminars.

Topics to be included

  • Commercial evictions: High Court and Magistrate’s Court.
  • Residential evictions: Prevention of Illegal Evictions from and Unlawful Occupation of Land Act 19 of 1998 (PIE Act); Extension of Security of Tenure Act (ESTA); High Court and Magistrate’s Court; action and motion procedure; and rental claims.

LEAD Evictions and Rental Recovery Workshop - Brochure and registration details

 


 

PENSION LAW UPDATE - 1 DAY SEMINAR

Presenter
Darryl Morris - is an admitted attorney at McLarens

About this one day seminar

Legislation and regulations as they relate to pension fund law tends to be dynamic and complicated. The seminar focuses on complying with pension fund law as it impacts on an attorney's day-to-day practice.

Topics to be included

  • Divorce agreements;
  • Administration of estates with particular regard to the distribution of death benefits;
  • and Attachment of pension benefits in respect of maintenance.

LEAD Pension Law Seminar - Brochure and registration details

 


 

THE NEW TAX ADMINISTRATION ACT - AN OVERVIEW FOR ATTORNEYS - 1 DAY SEMINAR

Presenter
Prof. Daniel N. Erasmus - Adjunct Professor in International Tax Planning and Tax Risk Management at the Thomas Jefferson School of Law, San Diego.

About this one day seminar

On 4 July 2012, the much anticipated New Tax Administration Act was published in the Government Gazette after being promulgated into law.

This is an important piece of legislation for all attorneys to be aware of, not only for their own practices, but also for identifying possible problematic areas for their clients. Knowing the provisions of the new Act is not enough and, therefore, these workshops deal with its constitutional context, value and importance.

The workshop will cover inter alia

  • Key definitions
  • General administration provisions - conflicts of interest by SARS, Tax Ombudsman
  • Single registration number
  • Returns and records
  • Information gathering - audits, relevant material, letters of findings, criminal investigations
  • Confidentiality of information - secrecy
  • Advance rulings
  • Assessments - NEW rules on onus of proof
  • Dispute resolution - when can you approach the High Court directly, burden of proof
  • Tax liability and payment - personal liability, instalment payment agreements
  • Recovery of tax - liability of shareholders for tax debts Interest and penalties
  • Refunds - set-off and deferral
  • Writing off or compromising tax debts
  • Voluntary disclosure programme
  • Criminal offences - 'double jeopardy', R v Jarvis principles

LEAD Tax Administration Act Seminar - Brochure and registration details

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