Eversheds Sutherland
Michael Peters

Michael is an associate in the commercial team at Evershed-Sutherland's Johannesburg office. He specialises in commercial and corporate law, private equity, mergers and acquisitions and media, telecommunications and IT.

Send a legal query to Michael Peters

Articles by Michael Peters

View All

drop down transaction
How and why parent companies should “ground” their subsidiaries

In terms of section 112 of the Companies Act 71 of 2008 (“Companies Act”), a disposal by a company of all or the greater part of its assets must be approved by a special resolution of the shareholders of the company, prior to the disposal taking place. Unless stated otherwise…

electronic communications
To vary or not to vary, that is the (digital age) question

Before the advent of electronic emails, online shopping and the digital communication platforms that we know and widely use today, the process for negotiating and concluding a transaction was largely achieved in person by the parties shaking hands and signing …

Twitter Feed


View All