POPI Commencement Date or POPI Effective Date starts the Clock

By | 2018-07-12T14:38:59+00:00 July 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 [...]

GDPR compliance deadline – what we’ve learned

By | 2018-05-24T13:11:45+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|Categories: POPI and Data Protection|Tags: , |

They say hindsight is 20/20. And usually it's not helpful to hear that. But for once we can really apply what we've learnt. By helping organisations meet the GDPR compliance deadline, we've identified the key stumbling blocks to avoid as [...]

Michalsons recognised as leading IT Lawyers

By | 2018-04-25T09:25:44+00:00 April 4th, 2018|Categories: [email protected]|Tags: , , |

Who's Who Legal have recognised Michalsons attorneys as being among the world's leading IT Lawyers. This is especially meaningful as the research is peer reviewed.  This means that other lawyers have a high regard for them. They are included in the [...]

Film and Publications Bill – Internet Censorship?

By | 2018-07-10T10:17:45+00:00 March 13th, 2018|Categories: Digital Entertainment Law, Internet Law, Media Law, Social Media Law|

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 [...]