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The Link between Good Governance and Complying with the Law

There is always a link between good governance and compliance with the law. Compliance with the law is part of good governance. However, the laws stand on their own. King confirms that you should comply with the law. However, the [...]

By | May 2nd, 2016|Categories: IT Governance|Tags: , , , , , |

What Must your Organisation Comply with?

Organisations must comply with all applicable laws (including ICT laws). So for example, you must comply with RICA. COBIT however, is not a law and therefore you do not have to comply with it. Organisations should consider adhering to rules, codes [...]

By | March 19th, 2016|Categories: IT 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 | August 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 | May 9th, 2010|Categories: IT Law|Tags: , , , |

Get the King III™ Report and Code

The King 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 been considered and [...]

By | November 20th, 2009|Categories: IT Governance|Tags: , , , , |

IT Governance in King III

It is interesting that IT governance is dealt with in various parts of the draft of King III™. Please note that King III™ is still in draft form and it is likely that the IT governance aspects of King III™ will change [...]

By | May 21st, 2009|Categories: IT Governance|Tags: , , , |

King 3 published for Comment

The Draft Report for Corporate Governance for South Africa (King III™ or King 3) and the Draft Code of Governance Principles were released for comment on 25 February 2009. Comment should be submitted before 25 April 2009. The practice notes or [...]

By | April 2nd, 2009|Categories: IT 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 technology-related agreements. It is usually better not to resolve disputes of a technical nature through the South African courts. In the Draft [...]

By | March 7th, 2009|Categories: IT Contracts|Tags: , , , |