The options available when “partnering” with someone

By |2019-05-09T09:38:33+02:00May 9th, 2019|Categories: IT Law|Tags: , , , , |

Many clients have been asking us to explain the different options available to them when they want to work with someone on a project. The clients often use the terms “partner” or “partnership” to describe the relationship they intend to [...]

Joint venture partnerships are not advisable

By |2019-04-30T12:10:54+02:00April 28th, 2019|Categories: Company Law|Tags: , |

Partnerships are legal relationships which are based on contracts where two or more people (or companies) agree to carry on business together with the object of making and sharing profits. Partnerships generally involve an ongoing business relationship. Joint venture partnerships [...]

How much does data protection compliance cost?

By |2019-04-25T13:27:27+02:00April 25th, 2019|Categories: POPI and Data Protection|Tags: , , |

Now there is a good question. Many people ask us how much does data protection compliance (or more specifically GDPR compliance or POPIA compliance) cost. I'm afraid there is no simple answer but I can give you some guidance to [...]

Access to information and data protection in elections

By |2019-04-24T14:33:19+02:00April 16th, 2019|Categories: Access to Information, POPI and Data Protection|Tags: , , , |

We need free and fair elections in order for democracy to work. Two key aspects of ensuring that the people's voice is heard is access to information (transparency or shining a light on the process) and data protection (processing of [...]

Code of Conduct for all legal practitioners | Overview and download

By |2019-04-12T13:32:56+02:00April 8th, 2019|Categories: [email protected]|Tags: |

The final Code of Conduct for all legal practitioners (attorneys and advocates) as well as all candidate legal practitioners has been published by the South African Legal Practice Council (LPC). The Code is effective from 29 March 2019. Please note [...]

IT contracts should be an easy journey

By |2019-04-08T12:04:48+02:00April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Contracts, IT Law|Tags: , , , , |

Why we love a well planned journey How do you feel about IT contracts? Whenever your business provides or receives goods or services with some online component, it is likely that you have entered into an IT contract. These don’t have [...]

Cloud Compliance: What you need to know

By |2019-04-16T11:04:45+02:00March 28th, 2019|Categories: IT Law|Tags: , , , |

Cloud compliance is about complying with the laws and regulations that apply to using the cloud. Most organizations are moving to the cloud because there are good business reasons to do so. The law does not prevent the adoption of [...]

Cloud contracts regulate the relationship between user and provider

By |2019-04-18T12:50:38+02:00March 28th, 2019|Categories: Contracts|Tags: , , , , |

Cloud contracts are essential for organisations using the cloud. Cloud computing is where an organisation or individual uses remote servers that are hosted on the internet to manage, store and process data. The role of technology in business operations is [...]