BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: European data protection authorities on Tuesday, 26 July 2016, said they will give a new EU-US internet privacy deal a year's grace period, minimising chances of new legal challenges during that time.
Just because you have grounds for a lawsuit doesn't mean you have the capital necessary to bring charges against a prospective defendant. Oftentimes, prospective plaintiffs will have an airtight case, capable of winning them tens of thousands of dollars or more, but they're put in a compromising position that prevents them from being able to follow through with the proceedings.
MONTREAL, CANADA: Canada's Supreme Court on Thursday, 21 July 2016, acted to protect children in the fast-growing world of cyberspace, enabling judges to prohibit those convicted of sexual offenses against minors from using the internet.
The City of Cape Town has commenced with a public participation process on the Draft Filming By-law (2016). Interested and affected parties are invited to submit their comments on the proposed amendments to the By-law.
The Treasury has made significant changes to draft legislation on the new tax amnesty on offshore assets that takes effect later in 2016 in a bid to make it simpler for taxpayers to come clean on any foreign income and assets they have not declared to the taxman.