“The beauty of a move lies not in its appearance, but in the thought behind it” – Aron Nimzowitsch, Chess Master 

Research shows that our society is increasingly becoming more inactive. Our young children are spending more and more time in front of the TV instead of on the sports field. Despite our inactive lives, we all want to look and feel our best. Every physical move we make, influence our health.

Likewise, there are important moves we need to make in our personal and professional lives.  An important move that necessitates a thought behind it, is the decision by an individual with assets, to have a Last Will and Testament drafted in order to make sure his or her assets are dealt with in accordance with their wishes. One of the reasons people neglect to have a Will drafted, is denial of the inevitable. In this issue, we publish articles on the importance of having a Last Will and Testament and the consequences of not having one.

Furthermore, the issue also contains informative information regarding collection of practical issues important to small practitioners, insolvency practitioners as well as business rescue practitioners in South Africa.

This issue also reflects on the recent case of African Bank Corporation of Botswana v Kariba Furniture Manufacturers & Others (228/2014) [2015] ZASCA 69 (20 May 2015) and how not to cram down a binding offer down a dissenting creditor’s throat.

Think several moves ahead and make the move today. Our professional staff are here to assist you. Whether it is a decision regarding your personal health, your personal finances or your business, thinking several moves ahead, will enable you to make decisions which will give you peace of mind.

Written by Hillary Plaatjies

This article is a general information sheet and should not be used or relied on as legal or other professional advice. No liability can be accepted for any errors or omissions nor for any loss or damage arising from reliance upon any information herein. Always contact your legal adviser for specific and detailed advice.