FluidRock Articles

The King IV™ Report on Corporate Governance for South Africa, 2016 , as did most of its predecessors, highlighted the need for responsible…

While South Africa is still reeling under the recent spectacular corporate disasters in both the public and private sectors , a number of…

It is time to take a stand…

Posted: 20 March, 2020


In one of my many roles as facilitator for the Institute of Directors, I spend many hours with corporate leadership in both public and private sectors…

The Governance of IP Podcast

Posted: 10 April, 2019


Listen to our Annamarie van der Merwe and Darren Olivier of Adams & Adams in conversation about the governance of intellectual property.

Director’s Disclosure

Posted: 28 June, 2018


Directors have a fiduciary duty to act in the best interest of the Company which includes the duty to prevent conflict of interest and to maintain unfettered discretion.

Remuneration – Mind the Gap

Posted: 2 June, 2018


Remuneration is a sensitive and mostly contentious discussion topic for most organisations. There is increasing pressure on companies to address remuneration principles and the pay gap…

5 Tips to escape the Inbox trap

Posted: 10 May, 2018


Do you sometimes feel like a slave to your inbox? Or that no matter how efficient you try to be that your inbox is like a continual never ending flow?

The Robo-Director

Posted: 3 May, 2018


Automation causes anxiety. Artificial intelligence (AI) causes even more discomfort. If you haven’t heard, we are officially in the fourth industrial revolution and artificial intelligence…

Effective place of business

Posted: 26 April, 2018


The first element of incorporation in South Africa is quite logical and self-explanatory and it is clear unless a company has expatriated to a different country – even then there will be a paper trail.

Stakeholder Management

Posted: 19 April, 2018


In project management (and any other sort of management really) proper stakeholder management can mean the difference between success or failure.