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The South African protection of personal information bill: getting it right the first time around – Ensuring that the transfer of personal data between the European union and South Africa is approved without a hitch!

“The SA Companies Act has been in existence since 1973 and it is outdated. It contains little on corporate governance, transparency, accountability, modern merger methods and minority shareholder protection.”1 It further contains nothing that adequately provides for or encourages private corporate and empowerment groups to conclude Black Economic Empowerment (“BEE”) transactions. South African company law is on the move towards [...]

By | 12th January, 2006|Data Protection, PPM Attorneys, Privacy Law|

The electronic communications bill: Will value added network service providers be permitted to provide their own infrastructure?

The electronic communications industry has been abuzz recently with discussions on whether or not value added network service providers[1] (“VANS”) will be permitted to provide their own infrastructure[2] (“self-provide”) under the current draft of the Electronic Communications Bill (“the Bill”). This article seeks to analyse the Bill in order to determine whether it permits VANS to self-provide. [3] The licensing [...]

By | 29th November, 2005|PPM Attorneys, Technology Law|

A brief overview through a series of articles on the anti-avoidance provisions of the income tax act 58, 1962

This is the first of a series of short articles on the anti-avoidance provisions of the Income Tax Act[1] (“the ITA”) including specifically the provisions of section 31 (which deals with thin capitalisation), together with its effect on section 64C (3) (e) of the ITA. Thin capitalisation provisions were introduced into the ITA in 1996 when it became clear that [...]

By | 2nd November, 2005|Commercial Law, PPM Attorneys|