Copyright Amendment Bill Submissions

By | 2017-08-11T15:21:57+00:00 August 11th, 2017|Categories: Intellectual Property Protection, Uncategorised|

Last week Parliament heard the Copyright Amendment Bill submissions by members of the public. We were in Parliament to hear the Copyright Amendment Bill submissions and get all the latest insight from various stakeholders on the Bill. The sessions were [...]

The deadline to change the Cybercrimes Bill has been extended to the 10 August 2017

By | 2017-07-31T11:14:08+00:00 July 28th, 2017|Categories: Cyber Crime|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services has called for comments and public participation on the latest version of the Cybercrimes Bill. The deadline to submit your comments has been extended to Thursday 10 August 2017. Your participation and comment are vitally [...]

Freedom of expression news: data protection balancing act

By | 2017-07-19T15:50:38+00:00 July 19th, 2017|Categories: POPI and Data Protection|Tags: |

As data protection law develops, it frequently comes into conflict with freedom of expression. The right to privacy (like data protection) and freedom of expression are in a precarious balancing act and need to be handled carefully. The latest freedom [...]

Information Regulator Strategic Plan – a heads up

By | 2017-07-11T18:09:55+00:00 July 7th, 2017|Categories: POPI and Data Protection|Tags: , , |

The Information Regulator released the Information Regulator Strategic Plan for 2017 - 2020 on 9 June 2017. This plan is quite important and requires all private and public bodies to sit up and take note. It contains an explanation of the [...]

Information has Value – Secure it the right way

By | 2017-07-05T13:51:57+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Categories: Information Security Law|Tags: , , , |

Information has value for a number of reasons, and it is important to secure information. Doing this the right way should be one of your top priorities. If you don’t secure it the right way, you risk infringing the rights [...]

The JSE Listing Requirements and King III and IV

By | 2017-07-08T07:34:48+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Categories: Governance|Tags: , , |

What do the JSE listing requirements say about the King Code? Is the King Code part of the requirements? Do listed companies have to comply with the King Code principles? Have the JSE listing requirements changed since King III or are [...]