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What Must your Organisation Comply with?

Many people ask us what their organisation must comply with. What is voluntary and what is mandatory. Organisations must comply with all applicable laws. So for example, you must comply with RICA, GDPR, POPIA, the Consumer Protection Act - but [...]

By |2019-06-28T16:46:56+02:00March 19th, 2016|Categories: Governance|Tags: , , |

A Few More Privacy FAQs

What impact will the new privacy bill have on my business? the way you manage information: in terms of the the Protection of Personal Information Bill ("POPI"), you will now have to classify what information you hold constitutes "personal information" [...]

By |2019-08-22T12:27:11+02:00August 8th, 2010|Categories: POPI and Data Protection|Tags: , |

Measuring Compliance is Hard

Measuring compliance is very important, but difficult to achieve. One of the most difficult issues with compliance is precisely how to measure it as the determination is very subjective. There are different types of compliance. For us, compliance itself is not [...]

By |2019-08-01T14:29:52+02:00May 9th, 2010|Categories: IT Law|Tags: , , , |

Get the King III Report and Code

The King III Report for Corporate Governance for South Africa and the Code of Governance Principles (King III or King 3) were released on 1 September 2009. A draft of King III was previously published for comment.  The comments have [...]

By |2019-08-01T14:47:34+02:00November 20th, 2009|Categories: Governance|Tags: , , , , |

IT Governance introduced into King III

It is interesting that IT governance is dealt with in various parts of King III™. IT Governance in the King III Code Under the heading "New Issues in the Report" on page 14. The governance of information technology is dealt [...]

By |2019-08-02T09:27:23+02:00September 21st, 2009|Categories: Governance|Tags: , , , |

An ADR Clause to include in Contracts

We have always recommended including an alternative dispute resolution clause (ADR clause) in contracts, especially when it comes to IT Contracts. It is usually better not to resolve disputes of a technical nature through the South African courts. The report [...]

By |2019-08-02T10:33:24+02:00March 7th, 2009|Categories: Contracts|Tags: , , , |