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03Feb 2021

Codes of Conduct: Specific Codes of Conduct may be developed in order to clarify how the 8 conditions for the lawful processing of personal information are to be applied within a particular sector. These codes may be developed either by the IR itself, or by the stakeholder/s within that particular sector, who would then make […]

03Feb 2021

Tito Mboweni’s big day looms next month, with little progress on the medium-term budget policy speech. The biggest issue relates to the freeze on government wages to which there has been no resolution yet. Let’s hope that we get finality in the upcoming budget. The big uncertainty is around the projected R5 billion tax increases […]

03Feb 2021

The digital landscape is constantly evolving, and as more emerging technologies gain traction, more and more opportunities become available to businesses that need to be utilized otherwise they risk falling behind – especially now that we are living in a vastly different “New Normal”. It is now harder for businesses to only rely on word […]

03Dec 2020

Personal Information: “Personal information” is defined very broadly in the Act, and includes a wide range of information that can be used to identify a Data Subject (the person to whom the data applies – which can be an identifiable living natural person and/or an identifiable existing juristic person or legal entity). We can clarify […]

03Dec 2020

Government’s policy priorities remain on economic recovery and fiscal consolidation, as outlined in President Cyril Ramaphosa’s Economic Reconstruction and Recovery plan and the Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement released in October. The social compact agreed to between government, business, labour and civil society prioritises short-term measures to support the economy, alongside crucial structural economic reforms. “The decision […]