Eversheds Sutherland
Greg Shapiro

Greg Shapiro is a partner in Eversheds Sutherland's commercial group. He specialises in corporate and commercial, media, telecommunications and IT law. During the course of his experience Greg has drafted and negotiated various commercial agreements, advised on public and private mergers and acquisitions and other transactions in the corporate, property, telecommunications and IT sectors as well as having performed numerous due diligences for corporate clients.

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Ultimate beneficial ownership registration requirements

As you may have heard, from the 1st of April 2023, a number of Acts were amended (the Companies Act 71 of 2008, the Financial Intelligence Centre Act 38 of 2001 (“FICA”) and the Trust Property Control Act 57 of 1988 (collectively, the “Acts”)) to introduce and regulate …

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Registering a private company in South Africa

Thinking of starting your own business? We have prepared a guide briefly outlining the steps to register a private company in the Republic of South Africa (“RSA”) and some important considerations when doing so. Step 1: Registration of your company with the Company…

Knowing your B-BBEE reporting requirements

In an attempt to monitor racial diversity and transformation, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (“JSE”) amended its Listings Requirements, in conjunction with the adoption of the...

Registration of B-BBEE transactions

On 9 June 2017, the Minister of Trade and Industry published the final threshold for the registration of major Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (“B-BBEE”) transactions...
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