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Good governance is essentially the governing body of an organisation leading it in an ethical and effective way. IT Governance or (information technology governance) is part of good governance and has become a hot topic worldwide, but especially due to the prominence it is given in the King Report and King Code on Corporate Governance. It is part of corporate governance and is not the same as IT compliance. Gartner defines it as “the processes that ensure the effective and efficient use of IT in enabling an organisation to achieve its goals.”

King IV Report Released for Comment

The draft King IV Report on corporate governance was released for public comment on 15 March 2016 by the Institute of Directors in Southern Africa (IoDSA). King IV has been released for comment at a crucial time in South Africa’s [...]

By |2019-07-01T08:56:04+02:00March 17th, 2016|Categories: Governance|Tags: , , , , |

Why IT Governance Risk and Compliance is Important

IT governance risk and compliance is important to you and your organisation.We've all become dependent on information, communications and technology (often called ICT or IT). Our organisations use it to make money, improve the customer experience, manage employees effectively and [...]

By |2019-07-01T08:58:54+02:00March 15th, 2016|Categories: Governance, IT Law|Tags: , |

Get the King III Report and Code

The King III Report for Corporate Governance for South Africa and the Code of Governance Principles (King III or King 3) were released on 1 September 2009. A draft of King III was previously published for comment.  The comments have [...]

By |2019-08-01T14:47:34+02:00November 20th, 2009|Categories: Governance|Tags: , , , , |

IT Governance introduced into King III

It is interesting that IT governance is dealt with in various parts of King III™. IT Governance in the King III Code Under the heading "New Issues in the Report" on page 14. The governance of information technology is dealt [...]

By |2019-08-02T09:27:23+02:00September 21st, 2009|Categories: Governance|Tags: , , , |

Corporate Governance: Index (Part 2)

This is an index of some legal resources related to the broad concept of corporate governance, which includes fairness, accountability, responsibility, transparency, and risk management: [Constitutional Court] Sidumo v Rustenburg Platinum Mines Ltd (GF 6778) [Navsa AJ et al, 5.10.2007] [...]

By |2019-08-24T09:51:32+02:00September 10th, 2009|Categories: Governance|Tags: , |

King 3 published for Comment

The Draft Report for Corporate Governance for South Africa (King III or King 3) and the Draft Code of Governance Principles were released for comment on 25 February 2009. Comment should be submitted before 25 April 2009. The practice notes [...]

By |2019-08-02T10:30:27+02:00April 2nd, 2009|Categories: Governance|Tags: , , , , |

Corporate Governance: Index (Part 1)

This is an index of some legal resources related to the broad concept of corporate governance, which includes fairness, accountability, responsibility, transparency, and risk management: 2005 ONWARDS [Constitutional Court] Sidumo v Rustenburg Platinum Mines Ltd (GF 6778) [Navsa AJ et [...]

By |2019-08-24T11:17:56+02:00October 22nd, 2008|Categories: Governance|Tags: , , , |