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Credit Management and Law Seminar – Cape Town – 21st October 2011

3 October 2011 No Comment

 With the continuing effects of the economic downturn being felt by businesses, the importance of good credit management has been magnified and

all companies’ credit management policies need to be reviewed and upgraded in order to avoid your company becoming a statistic of the poor

economy. In addition credit management is also being impacted by the new legislation such as the National Credit Act, the Consumer Protection Act

and the new Companies Act.


This is a half day seminar in Cape Town on the 21st October 2011 aimed at commercial creditors (businesses who supply other businesses on credit).

Specific Staff who will benefit from this seminar are credit managers, financial managers responsible for credit, credit controllers and any other staff

involved in credit.

 Course Content

1.         Due Diligence

1.1        Credit Application forms and standard terms and conditions of trade

1.2        The Impact of the Consumer Protection Act on credit applications

1.3        Credit information assessment

1.4        Impact of the National Credit Acton credit granting

2.         Protecting your credit

2.0        The dangers of trading with corporate entities and trusts

2.1        Effect of the New Companies Act

2.2        Suretyships

2.3        Other forms of securities

2.4        The dangers of debt relief applications into the NCA

3.         Focus on the cash flow

3.1        Implementation of collection policy

3.2        Pro-active action

4.         Using outside assistance

4.1        Bad debt hand-over policy

4.2        Attorneys vs. Debt collection agents

4.3        Legal options and tools

4.4        Business Rescue in terms of the new Companies Act



 Brett Bentley: of Bentley Attorneys and Bentley Credit Control (Pty) Ltd has been practicing attorney since 1994, specializing in credit law and debt

recovery. He has served as director on the South African Institute of Credit Management and is a national authority on credit law, credit management

and debt recovery.


 Venue: Sports Science Institute Of South Africa • 21st of October 2011 • Cape Town

Cost:    R950.00 per person


Contact:                        Sue Walker Telephone No:031-5024889 / Fax No: 031-5024306 / 086 6950390

E-mail:                          sales@creditcontrol.co.za

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