How to use our Data Protection Programme

By |2019-09-13T12:23:33+02:00September 12th, 2019|Categories: POPI and Data Protection|Tags: |

The Michalsons Data Protection Programme is a valuable resource for helping your organisation to learn and process personal data lawfully. With it, you can build a culture of data protection within your business and give your people the power and [...]

Michalsons recognised as leading IT and data lawyers

By |2019-09-11T12:04:15+02:00September 10th, 2019|Categories: Information Law, [email protected]|Tags: , , , |

Who's Who Legal have recognised Michalsons attorneys as being among the world's leading IT and data lawyers. Who’s Who Legal identifies the primary legal practitioners around the world based on independent and comprehensive research. This is especially meaningful as the research [...]

Practical legal report on video game law

By |2019-09-10T11:09:52+02:00September 5th, 2019|Categories: Digital Entertainment Law|Tags: , |

Delivering a game to market isn't easy. As with any industry, you have to pay attention to what the law says you can and cannot do with your game. You also have to understand the practical realities of developing, distributing, [...]

President told to change the way SA decides who gets land

By |2019-08-07T20:56:25+02:00August 7th, 2019|Categories: Information Law|Tags: , |

The advisory panel on land reform and agriculture advises the President to change the way land beneficiaries are selected. They want new Beneficiary Selection Guidelines to decide which people must get land first. What land is given to state beneficiaries? [...]

Compulsory disclosures about land ownership

By |2019-08-07T20:56:27+02:00August 7th, 2019|Categories: Information Law|Tags: , |

The Presidential Advisory Panel on Land Reform and Agriculture recommends compulsory disclosures about land ownership. A declaration process similar to FICA would be used. What disclosures must owners make now? The Deeds Registry Act says individual owners must identify themselves [...]

Presidential Panel targets churches, mining houses and urban landlords

By |2019-08-07T20:56:30+02:00August 7th, 2019|Categories: Information Law|Tags: , , , |

The Presidential Advisory Panel on Land Reform and Agriculture spotlights land belonging to churches, mining houses and urban landlords for distribution for reform. It urges them to donate this land to the landless. Internal conflict over whether to donate is [...]

President told we need a new land information system

By |2019-08-07T20:57:08+02:00August 7th, 2019|Categories: Information Law|Tags: , , |

The Advisory Panel on Land Reform and Agriculture made their final report to the President public on 28 July. It says immediate action is necessary for a Land Records Bill. This will be the main driver of South African land [...]

Ireland should be your one-stop shop for data protection

By |2019-08-06T19:41:55+02:00August 6th, 2019|Categories: POPI and Data Protection|Tags: , , |

In everyday language, a ‘one-stop shop’ is a business offering multiple services and the only place you need to fulfil your needs. A ‘one-stop shop’ means something else from a data protection perspective in the context of the GDPR, although [...]