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It has been a few months since the grace period for the coming into full operation of the Protection of Personal Information Act, 4 of 2013 (“POPIA”) lapsed.
All directors are required to always act in the best interests of the company, and this can only be achieved if directors set aside their personal interests. 
When then South African Minister of Transport, Blade Nzimande, was asked when self-driving vehicle (“SDV”) regulations would be introduced during a parliamentary Q&A session, he answered that there are currently no self-driving cars on the country’s roads, and that government
The practice directive (“directive”) applies to both the Pretoria and Johannesburg High Courts.  The provisions of the directive prevail over any provision in the practice manuals of either court.
South Africa's Minister of Communications has released the long awaited Policy on High Demand Spectrum and Policy Direction on the Licensing of a Wireless Open Access Network ("WOAN").
Biometrics is often presented as an ergonomic and effective alternative to using too many passwords that are too difficult to remember.
When we talk of the risks of the internet of everything, hacking and cybersecurity, what usually comes to mind are the best plausible steps to protect computers, computer systems and computer networks from any unlawful access or interferences. 
The Consumer Protection Act, 2008 (“CPA”) entitles you, as the consumer, to protect and enforce your rights.
Truecaller is a global telephone directory and reverse directory that has caller ID, social media integration and call-blocking functionality.  
Most companies enter into contracts on a regular basis for, inter alia, service level agreements, property or equipment leases, advertising agreements, production agreements etc. 
Commercial Law
Yashoda Rajoo

KING IV ON DIRECTOR INDEPENDENCE

All directors are required to always act in the best interests of the company, and this can only be achieved if directors set aside their personal interests. 

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Technology Law
Nonhlanhla Ngwenya

SELF-DRIVING VEHICLE LAWS EXIST ONLY IN THE FUTURE

When then South African Minister of Transport, Blade Nzimande, was asked when self-driving vehicle (“SDV”) regulations would be introduced during a parliamentary Q&A session, he answered that there are currently no self-driving cars on the country’s roads, and that government has plans for their introduction but not in  the immediate future.

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Commercial Law
Melody Musoni

HUMAN IMPLANTS AND HACKING

When we talk of the risks of the internet of everything, hacking and cybersecurity, what usually comes to mind are the best plausible steps to protect computers, computer systems and computer networks from any unlawful access or interferences. 

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Commercial Law
Yashoda Rajoo

THE TRUTH BEHIND TRUECALLER

Truecaller is a global telephone directory and reverse directory that has caller ID, social media integration and call-blocking functionality.  

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Commercial Law
Manyani Maseko

DO YOU HAVE A CONTRACT CHECKLIST?

Most companies enter into contracts on a regular basis for, inter alia, service level agreements, property or equipment leases, advertising agreements, production agreements etc. 

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