Sarah Buerger

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About Sarah Buerger

Sarah Buerger is one of the attorneys at Michalsons. You can read her articles below or find out more about her.

How the GDPR changed the Argentina Personal Data Protection Act

The Argentina Personal Data Protection Act has been Argentina's data protection law since 2000. The country is, however, moving away from this law, and has already drafted a new data protection Bill. The reason for this new Bill is to [...]

By | 2017-11-17T07:31:39+00:00 February 21st, 2017|Categories: POPI and Data Protection|Tags: , , , |

What is the impact of the Executive Order on the Privacy Shield?

On January 25, 2017, the US President, Donald Trump issued an Executive Order titled “Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States". Many organisations are concerned about the impact of the Executive Order on the Privacy Shield. Section [...]

By | 2017-11-17T07:31:40+00:00 February 3rd, 2017|Categories: POPI and Data Protection|

Luck or Skill: The Types of Promotional Competitions

If you're looking to promote a business through running a promotional competition, you will need to know about the types of promotional competitions you can run. You will also need to know how the law regulates those types of  promotional [...]

By | 2017-11-17T07:31:43+00:00 November 23rd, 2016|Categories: Marketing Law|Tags: , |

Promotional Competitions and the Law

If you are marketer or brand activator who uses promotional competitions or prize draws as a way of promoting in South Africa, you need to comply with the Consumer Protection Act (CPA) requirements in section 36 and Regulation 11. We [...]

By | 2017-11-17T07:31:50+00:00 June 4th, 2016|Categories: Marketing Law|Tags: , , |

Proxy Form can be given Electronically in Writing and Signed

A proxy form must be in writing, dated and signed by the relevant shareholder. The question is what form must that take? Is an email or a pdf "in writing"? Can the shareholder use an electronic signature? Must it be [...]

By | 2017-11-17T07:32:01+00:00 July 10th, 2014|Categories: Company Law|

Five key Privacy Issues in South Africa

This is a short discussion of five topical privacy issues and how the law regulates them in South Africa. South Africa is about to enact a data protection law similar to what most countries have. It will be called the [...]

By | 2017-11-17T07:32:07+00:00 March 25th, 2013|Categories: POPI and Data Protection|Tags: |