SECURITISATION: MY BOND IS WITH BANK ‘X’: CAN ‘Y’ SUE ME FOR PAYMENT?
Home Obligors Mortgage Enhanced Securities (Pty) Limited v Louw and Another (5545/2012)  ZAKZPHC 44 (30 May 2016)
Property owners are often taken aback when, after defaulting on the loan repayment, they receive a summons from an entity other than the bank that granted the mortgage finance. In many instances this is due to securitisation, a process briefly explained in this judgment. The question that follows is whether the defaulting home owner can avoid execution against his home on the basis that he had no knowledge and gave no consent to the loan being securitised in this way?
CONSIDER THIS BEFORE CANCELLING A LEASE
Lobelia Investments (Pty) Ltd v RTT Group (Pty) Ltd (9837/2014)  ZAKZDHC 21 (23 May 2016)
To-ing and fro-ing in negotiations regarding alterations to premises before commencement of the lease period, lead the tenant in this matter to ultimately walk away from the deal as the premises appeared not to be ready for occupation on the lease commencement date. The tenant however did not follow the notice period prescripts in the breach clause. Was the cancellation legally valid?