18 June 2003A merger between the PA Groups' mortgage origination subsidiary, PA Homeloans, and mortgage originator BetterBond is on the cards.
18 June 2003The phrase "The Digital Lawyer" was first coined by Professor M. Ethan Katsh in a series of articles and his book, Law in a Digital World. What does it mean?
18 June 2003What steps should the reasonable attorney, acting diligently and with the necessary care expected of him, take when registering bonds for Companies or Close Corporations in favour of financial institutions?
25 June 2003This is a must-read white paper by Charles Christian, which appears on the Legal Technology Insider website. He provides a concise overview of developments in the online world and then comes up with ideas and practical advice to help firms determine their Internet and online legal business strategies.
25 June 2003A new survey by Digital Message in the UK has found that although 99% of lawyers surveyed use PCs, nearly three quarters of them admit they don't enjoy learning new software. A large percentage of lawyers also have only a basic grasp of common packages such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
25 June 2003E-mail is becoming more widely used and vital to the practice of law - how one can use it more effectively and efficiently is the subject of an article by Dan Pinnington on the Law PracticeToday web site.
25 June 2003Dealing with damp in sectional title on Property24 provides a useful introduction to the potential problems which can arise in sectional title schemes when damage is caused by water leaks.
02 July 2003First National Bank HomeLoans (FSR) has been rated the top provider of home loans in the recently released PriceWaterhouseCoopers Annual Survey of South African Banks for 2003.
02 July 2003According to a report on News24, the right of ordinary citizens to have access to information about their home loans will soon be tested in court.
02 July 2003Your firm's website can harm your reputation. Attorney and web designer Peter Boyd identifies 17 of the horrors your firm should avoid to achieve the quality of a professional website.