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Following the “Schrems 2” decision from the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) on 16 July 2020 invalidating the privacy shield((The Court of Justice invalidates Decision...
On 1 February 2022, section 58 (2) of the Protection of Personal Information Act, 4 of 2013 (POPIA) came into full operation.  This section relates to application for prior authorisation
The use of video conferencing tools have surged with the COVID-19 pandemic.  When organising virtual meetings, meeting organisers frequently request from attendees their consent to use the recording functionalities as it is convenient to prepare minutes, keep accurate records of
On 27 June 2017, shipping company – Maersk – faced its biggest crisis. NotPetya, a type of ransomware, had spread through its global computer network in 7 minutes[1], destroying 49,000 of its laptop computers.[2] 17 of its terminals across the globe were hacked.
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The enacting of legislation undergoes a consultative process; the Promotion of Administrative Justice Act 3 of 2000 (“PAJA”) provides that where an administrative action materially affects the rights of the public, the public must be consulted.
The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) is in hot water. If the matter is not handled properly – and quickly, it could result in millions of beneficiaries drowning in financial woes. SASSA’s current contract for the payment of social
The Department of Justice published the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill, 2017 yesterday. It is, at first glance, much better than the 2016 draft.
Commercial Law
Melody Musoni

POPIA and Prior Authorisation

On 1 February 2022, section 58 (2) of the Protection of Personal Information Act, 4 of 2013 (POPIA) came into full operation.  This section relates to application for prior authorisation

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Commercial Law
Delphine Daversin

THIS MEETING IS BEING RECORDED: DO YOU HAVE TO CONSENT TO IT?

The use of video conferencing tools have surged with the COVID-19 pandemic.  When organising virtual meetings, meeting organisers frequently request from attendees their consent to use the recording functionalities as it is convenient to prepare minutes, keep accurate records of the meetings and easier to share with colleagues who might not have been able to attend the meetings.

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