Corporate Law in Sub-Saharan Africa

Corporate Law

New Company Types

In May 2011 the new Companies Act, No. 71 of 2008, came into force in South Africa. Not only under this completely reformed company law but also under various other company laws in other African countries INTO SA offers comprehensive information (Click here for the eINFO on the South African Company Law) and assists with the incorporation of new companies as well as with the restructuring or amendment of various company aspects for any type of company:

  • Limited Liability Companies (Pty)
  • Public Companies (Limited)
  • Non-Profit Companies (NPC)
  • Incorporations (Inc)

Corporate Law Services

Into SA offers drafts, reviews and amendments to any corporate document such as:

  • Shareholders’ Agreements
  • Association Agreements
  • Memorandum of Incorporation (MoI)
  • Rules of Corporate Governance
  • Code of Ethics
  • Company Resolutions
  • Power of Attorney
  • Notice & Minutes of Meeting

Corporate Registrations & Filing

Finally Into SA has its own direct access to the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) and offers the following registration and filing services:

  • Name Reservation & Name Change
  • Amendments of the MoI
  • Raise of Share Capital
  • Change of Registered Address
  • Change of Financial Year
  • Registration of Auditor (CA)
  • Appointment and Resignation of Directors
  • Issue, Transfer and Cession of Shares
  • Annual Returns to CIPC

Legal Due Diligence

Due to the comprehensive knowledge and access to information Into SA also specialises in any scope of Legal Due Diligences, which can be completed within competitive time frames.

Legislation, Information and Treaties for Download

Under our Information Library the visitors to the INTO SA WebPage can access an ever growing library of the latest legislation (eLAW), specific company information and explanation (eINFO) as well as relevant bilateral treaties (eTREATY) for free download. You may try one of the following: