August 15, 2023

Domicilium citandi et executandi in South African law

How is it possible that someone can obtain judgment against me, without my knowledge of any summons issued against me or a court date to state my side of the story? Well, in our law this could happen if you agreed to a domicilium address without notifying other parties about a change therein when you move away from said address. What is domicilium citandi et executandi? Domicilium citandi et executandi (hereinafter, “domicilium address”) is a Latin term that means “house for being summoned and executed upon.” In South African law, it refers to the address that a person nominates in a contract […]
January 11, 2022

Business-to-business agreements: The questions you need to ask

Your business success relies on your interaction with clients/customers and other businesses. Your profit is directly proportional to the behaviour of these external role-players. Dealing with individual clients/customers does come with some risk – especially if you offer a line of credit. However, your agreements with other businesses, in which greater risk and sums are applicable, you cannot afford to take a wrong step and jeopardise your own position and growth. For this reason, the way you approach your agreements with other businesses should be done with much forethought and consideration. These are some of the things to consider in your business-to-business agreements: When does the agreement start and end? It may sound […]
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