Protecting your Business – How to identify and manage risk

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Presentation provided by Stegmanns Incorporated – presented on 31 May 2016 during a KLCBT Networking Breakfast:

Protecting your business:


Stems from mainly two sources being either contractual or delictual, the former comprising of consent, the latter, an unlawful act or omission.


Most rights and obligations in business stem from contracts. It is thus important to understand the underlying principles of contracts to better understand how you can manage your risk.

The Four cornerstones of South African contract law are:

  • Freedom of Contract
  • Sanctity of Contract
  • Good faith
  • Privacy of Contract

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