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n Business Tax and Company Law Quarterly - Tribute to David Meyerowitz - : editorial

Volume 2, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 2219-1585

Abstract

It is with heavy heart that I write this quarter's editorial. By now most people will know that Adv David Meyerowitz SC, the doyen of tax practice in South Africa, has passed away at the age of 94. How does one pay adequate homage to a colossus that strode the tax field for over half a century? Just over two years ago we arranged a dinner in Adv Meyerowitz's honour here in Cape Town, attended by members of the bar, Judge Davis and many tax professionals. Prior to this we had taken him to lunch to propose organising the dinner in his honour, to which he responded : 'Is it too early to have a gin and tonic?' and 'Why would you want to do that? 'It was the measure of this great soul that he remained humble not withstanding his very many achievements.

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2011-04-01
2019-08-22

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