On 28 August 2023, the Minister of Trade, Industry, and Competition published proposed amendments (the Companies Amendment Bill and Companies Second Amendment Bill) to the Companies Act No. 71 of 2008. We have set out a summary of certain of these amendments, which, in our view, are noteworthy, as well as our views on these amendments.
Kaylea Sher-Fisher is a senior associate in Baker McKenzie's Corporate M&A Practice Group in Johannesburg. She specialises in mergers and acquisitions, general commercial law, and private equity transactions.