Corporate & Commercial Law

The Corporate and Commercial department of JJR Inc. is headed by Mr. JJ Jacobs with the assistance of various associates skilled in the field.

Huge inroads have been made by the corporate team of JJR Inc. in bringing high calibre commercial advice to large corporate entities, entrepreneurs, start-up businesses and agricultural clients.

The following fields within the Corporate and Commercial department of JJR Inc. are covered:

• Negotiating and drafting all forms of commercial agreements
• Banking law
• Registration of trusts
• Registration of companies and company secretarial work
• MOI Implementation and compilation under Act 71 of 2008
• Corporate restructuring
• Business rescue applications
• Competition and anti-trust law
• Takeovers, mergers and acquisitions
• Tax law
• Insolvency law
• Black Economic Empowerment transactions
• Due diligence investigations
• Competition law
• Corporate finance and structuring
• Trademark applications and IP protection
• Bank foreclosures

Click here to see transactions which the Corporate & Commercial department of JJR Inc. has facilitated:

• Advise clients in fertiliser industry regarding the lodgement of complaint through Competition Commission and facilitating consent order through Tribunal;
• Structuring and implementation of Unbundling of share scheme for Multi-Net Civils (Pty) Ltd. Transaction value: R80 million;
• Advice and all commercial agreements of cross border share acquisition by USA based investor fund into RSA based socio economic cultural village development entity. Transaction value: R25 million;
• Myriad of Mezzanine finance transactions for private equity fund for development and bridging transactions. Transaction value ranging from R800k to R5 million (all risk agreements including suretyship, cessions, subrogation and immovable property securitization for transaction). Advice on risk and compliance to NCA and CPA.
• Property portfolio acquisition – sale of business agreement drafting and advice. Transaction value R150 million.
• Business acquisition transaction for import and distribution of commercial diesel plant. All business and commercial as well as risk and operational agreements. Transaction value: R100 million. Competition authority advice and filing of merger documents;
• Various sale of share / members interest and business agreements and associated agreements with transaction values ranging between R1,2 million to R15 million.


Official Corporate & Commercial Law Documentation
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