Advice in respect of Company Law and Corporate Law

  • Directors’ Duties
  • Drafting and Amending of Company Documents
  • Drafting and Reviewing of inter alia:
    • Agreements and Contracts
    • Business Proposals
    • Business Procedures
    • Business Policies
    • Board Resolutions
    • Business Plans
    • Checklists and Forms
    • Employee Handbooks
    • General Agreements and Policies
    • Investor and Shareholder Agreements
    • Job Descriptions
    • Letters and Notices
    • Sales and Marketing Agreements and Policies
    • Strategy and Management Plans
  • Indemnities
  • Joint Ventures
  • Legal Compliance Training and Skills Development
  • Registration of Companies
  • Regulation of, and Drafting of Business Agreements and Commercial Contracts
  • Presentation of Webinars and Workshops

GOVERNANCE

Advice in respect of Corporate Administration and Commercial Law

  • Capital and Membership Shares and Class Rights
  • Decision-Making by Boards, Management and Shareholders
  • Nature and Structure of a Company
  • Regulatory Agencies and Enforcement in the South African Corporate Context
  • The Formation of a Corporate Body, Legal Capacity and Representation
  • The Regulation of Market Abuse, Acquisitions/Mergers and the Role of Regulators in respect of Insolvency and Liquidations

Advice in respect of Corporate Governance

  • General Principles of Corporate Governance, the Board of Directors and Leadership
  • Governance and Accountability
  • The Role of the Board in Risk Management and Internal Control
  • Relations with Shareholders
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability
  • Remuneration of Directors and Senior Executives
  • General Governance Issues
  • Drafting, Updating and Reviewing of Governance Frameworks and Integrated Reports

Advice in Respect of Corporate Secretaryship

Within any organization, a Corporate Secretary’s duties include ensuring the integrity of the governance framework, being responsible for the efficient administration of a company, ensuring compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements and implementing decisions made by the Board of Directors. In this regard, Peritum Law can assist with advice in respect of inter alia:

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Board – Shareholders – Governing Bodies – Directors – Corporate Compliance – Statutory Compliance – Integrated Reporting – Corporate Governance – Maintenance of Records : Minutes and Minute Books – Meetings of Shareholders and Members – Practice of Meetings – Shares, Share Capital and Share Register – Dividends and other Capital Events – Employee Share Schemes – External Auditors – The Companies Act 71 of 2008, as amended – The Companies Regulations – 2011 King IV Report on Corporate Governance 2016 – JSE Listings Requirements – Public Finance Management Act – Treasury Regulations – Municipal Finance Management Act – Risk Management

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