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Hell hath no fury like a sequestrated ex-wife

Hell hath no fury like a sequestrated ex-wife

Divorce of wealthy couple leaves ex-wife almost destitute – but she holds a trump card. The ex-wife of a prominent Vryheid pig farmer has won an almost five-year battle against liquidators after she ...

Offshore with sharks

Offshore with sharks

Thinking of opening one of those clever overseas trust thingies that the bank says is so useful? Well, before you do, look at how Nedbank does it - and then think again. Various companies in the ...

HOW NORM TRIED TO SEND R1,8M TO POOR ROSEMARY IN TEXAS

It’s no great surprise that Norman Benjamin wanted to send some cash to his daughter, Rosemary, in Texas. What is surprising – since it involved illegal currency smuggling – is that he was able to ...

Dirty laundry remains unwashed

Dirty laundry remains unwashed

Silence reigns on the shameless pillaging of Randgold. By Barry Sergeant The nefarious pastime of money laundering is normally associated with dodgy characters carousing in exotic tax havens where palm trees hide more than ...

The man who stole justice

The man who stole justice

Are judges too weak to defend the law against Lennie the Liquidator? One investec victim, Justin Lewis,  fought back vigorously as Katz applied for his personal sequestration to 'cut him off at the knees'. But Katz ...

UPDATE: If you gotta go, you gotta go

UPDATE: If you gotta go, you gotta go

Attorneys threaten to ‘seek relief’ over Noseweek story ...

Beware! Lawyers at work

Beware! Lawyers at work

Could the law society, the liquidators and the Master have all missed the important issue? Creditors are the people that the whole institution of insolvency is all about: the South African insolvency system ...

Riding roughshod

Riding roughshod

The Schoss case is the last of the big bucks RAF settlements - the courts will make much more realistic awards in the future. Mystery surrounds the identity of the Road Accident Fund's London reinsurers who ...

Put Tiger bosses in the tronk

Put Tiger bosses in the tronk

The fatcats at the colluding cartel knew a lot more than they've let on - and got off lightly with a R98.8m fine, according to previously unpublished evidence. ...

On a tight lead

On a tight lead

Banks keep lapdog lawyers well-fed but firmly muzzled. Putting them on their legal panels allows the banks effectively to tie the hands of any law firm that counts.   ...

SONNENBERGS AND THE LAW SOCIETY

A rare opportunity to see how efficiently (or otherwise!) the Cape Law Society pursues a serious complaint – by a judge, no less – against some of its most senior members, partners of the well-known ...

EDITORIAL

We clear up some common misconceptions about noseweek. Number one: we may tease but we do not invent the facts in our stories. ...