Jacques has more than 30 years’ experience as an attorney in all aspects of litigation and commercial work. He joined STBB from CK Friedlander when the firms merged in 2012 and is currently a Director in the commercial department. Jacques advises on all aspects of commercial law, especially sales and restructuring of businesses and companies, drafting of commercial agreements and the tax consequences of transactions. He also works closely with the estates department in advising on estate planning, wills and, especially, trusts.

Sale Of A Farm As A Going Concern

In order to avoid the cash flow implications of paying VAT, most farmers, when
disposing of the whole or a portion of a farm, would do so by selling the farm or the
specific portion as a going concern. The agreements that govern such transactions
can be complex. Read the article by Jacques Blignaut, STBB Director in the
Corporate and Commercial Law Department, here.

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