IT Law

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IT Law (or information technology law) as it is known in most parts of the world is a specialist area of law. IT Law is one of our key focus areas and we help provide many with practical legal solutions that they need. In the articles below, you can read our insights about IT Law.

A Pro-Poor Legal Practice Book for all Lawyers

The Pro-Poor Legal Practice book is a valuable resource for lawyers from all corners of the legal profession, drafters of laws, and even law students, legal secretaries, and government officials. The book connects all these different persons by highlighting the difference [...]

By | 2017-12-07T07:01:11+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Categories: IT Law|Tags: , , , , |

What is ICT? What is the Meaning or Definition of ICT?

Many people ask what is ICT. What is the meaning or definition of ICT? The acronym ICT is often used in many different contexts. For example, people refer to the ICT industry, ICT sector, ICT companies, ICT law (laws like the [...]

By | 2017-12-07T07:01:16+00:00 January 5th, 2017|Categories: IT Law|Tags: , , , , |

Cloud Compliance: What you need to know

Cloud compliance is about complying with the laws and regulations that apply to using the cloud. Most organizations are moving to the cloud because there are good business reasons to do so. The law does not prevent the adoption of [...]

By | 2017-12-07T07:01:17+00:00 November 28th, 2016|Categories: IT Law|Tags: , , |

National Integrated ICT Policy White Paper

South Africa has a new National Integrated ICT Policy, which was approved by Cabinet on 3 October 2016. The South African government has changed its policy on information, communication, and technology (ICT). If you are an ICT company or in the [...]

By | 2017-12-07T07:01:19+00:00 October 7th, 2016|Categories: IT Law|Tags: , , , |

Where there is a Digital Will there’s a way

You need to have a digital will and testament. Nobody likes to think about their last will and testament but the reality is that your will is probably single most important financial document you will ever sign. It is critical [...]

By | 2016-09-30T14:25:14+00:00 September 12th, 2016|Categories: IT Law|Tags: , |

Deeds Registries Amendment Bill has been published

The Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform published the Deeds Registries Amendment Bill on the 9th of March earlier this year. This marked a thirty-day period where the public commented on the changes the Bill proposes to the Deeds [...]

By | 2017-12-07T07:01:21+00:00 June 21st, 2016|Categories: IT Law|Tags: , , |

Information and Communications Technology Law Book

Information and Communications Technology Law is a  book recently published by LexisNexis in 2016 dealing with South African law on the topic. It is written by DP van der Merwe, A Roos, T Pistorius, GTS Eiselen and SS Nel.  It is [...]

By | 2017-12-07T07:01:23+00:00 April 11th, 2016|Categories: IT Law|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 | 2017-12-07T07:01:23+00:00 March 15th, 2016|Categories: Governance, IT Law|Tags: , |