Film and Publications Bill – Internet Censorship?

By | 2018-03-14T10:27:29+00:00 March 13th, 2018|Categories: Digital Entertainment Law, Internet Law, Media Law, Plain Language, Social Media Law, Uncategorised|

Last week, the South African parliament passed the Film and Publications Bill (or the Film and Publications Amendment Bill). There has been a great deal wrong with the Bill since it was first proposed, and we joined many other interested [...]

Differences between King III and King IV

By | 2018-03-15T10:47:37+00:00 February 20th, 2018|Categories: Governance|Tags: , , , |

King IV is now effective for financial years that start on or after 1 April 2017 and officially replaces King III in its entirety. In response, an important step for you to take is to understand the differences between King [...]

Reseller Agreement – Agent or Distributor?

By | 2018-02-11T18:10:11+00:00 February 10th, 2018|Categories: Contracts|Tags: , , , |

We often get asked by providers of goods or services (like software developers or vendors) to draft a reseller agreement to allow a third party (reseller) to sell their solutions to the third party's customers (end users). They want to sell [...]

POPI Commencement Date or POPI Effective Date starts the Clock

By | 2018-02-19T21:03:45+00:00 February 10th, 2018|Categories: POPI and Data Protection|Tags: , , , |

Many people want to know what the POPI commencement date (or POPI effective date) will be. It is important because the grace period of one year starts running from the commencement date - the clock starts ticking. You must comply with POPI [...]