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Where data meets sustainable growth, the protection of information should be inherent

Francois Kriel, change management consultant at Kriel & Co, agrees that data is no different than oil...

Issued by Kriel & Co 21 Sep 2020

6 tips for easy PoPIA compliance

Ezra Pillay (LLB), compliance specialist: data protection and technology at LexisNexis South Africa, offers six tips for easy PoPIA compliance...

Issued by LexisNexis 21 Sep 2020

Have your say on GBV Bills

Parliament has urged all South Africans to participate in the public consultation process to strengthen the current draft legislation dealing with gender-based violence (GBV)...

18 Sep 2020

NCOP approves Covid-19 Tax Bills

The National Council of Provinces (NCOP) has passed the Disaster Management Tax Relief Administration Bill, the Disaster Management Tax Relief Bill and the Prescription in Civil and Criminal Matters (Sexual Offences) Amendment Bill...

18 Sep 2020

Court ruling: All interested parties have access to mining rights application information

The High Court in Pretoria has handed down a declaration order which allows all interested parties automatic access to information regarding mining rights applications...

16 Sep 2020

Will robot calls and SMSs for direct marketing purposes become a thing of the past?

Livia Dyer, partner, and Nadine Mather, senior associate, Bowmans explain how PoPIA will impact and potentially change, the parameters of direct marketing...

By Livia Dyer and Nadine Mather 15 Sep 2020

New draft Afsa International Arbitration Rules published

In December 2017, South Africa's International Arbitration Act (IA Act) came into operation. The IA Act incorporated the UNCITRAL Model Law and was intended to bring South Africa's international arbitration laws in line with international standards...

By Jackie Lafleur 7 Sep 2020

PoPIA: Focus on consent and legitimate interest

PoPIA and data privacy expert and author Ahmore Burger-Smidt will focus on a key aspect of the act in a free webinar hosted by leading legal technology provider, LexisNexis South Africa...

Issued by LexisNexis 7 Sep 2020

Judicial Amendment Bill sent to president for assent

The National Council of Provinces (NCOP) has approved the Judicial Matters Amendment Bill of 2019 during its virtual plenary on Thursday...

4 Sep 2020

Mining and community engagement: the latest decision

A recent decision of the Supreme Court of Appeal has clarified some issues relating to mining applications and consultation with affected communities...

By Merlita Kennedy & Jared Ishmael 4 Sep 2020

The struggle for the RDR to find its regulatory footing

The Twin Peaks regulatory model (Twins Peaks) was implemented in April of 2018, fundamentally changing the South African financial regulatory system into two regulatory streams...

By Kelello Nkadimeng 28 Aug 2020

Necessary changes to eliminate violence and harassment in the workplace

On 20 August 2020, the Minister of Employment and Labour in South Africa published the Draft Code of Good Practice on the Prevention and Elimination of Violence and Harassment in the World of Work (Draft Code), for public comment...

By Tiisetso Rabolao and Kirsty Gibson 27 Aug 2020

Don't be penalised for Covid-19 non-compliance

A growing number of businesses are getting into hot water for not taking the necessary steps to minimise Covid-19 risk and exposure in their workplaces...

Issued by LexisNexis 24 Aug 2020

Have your say on plastic bag regulations

The Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries has invited members of the public to comment on the intention to amend the Environment Conservation Act Plastic Carrier Bags and Plastic Flat Bags Regulations...

24 Aug 2020

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