Vinpro takes legal action on alcohol ban
Vinpro takes legal action on alcohol ban

Vinpro MD Rico Basson says that due to the devastating impact that the third ban has had on the wine industry, Vinpro was left with no choice but to approach the Cape High Court...

1 Feb 2021

Information Regulator engages Facebook SA over privacy policy
Information Regulator engages Facebook SA over privacy policy

South Africa's Information Regulator met Facebook South Africa this week to discuss its revised WhatsApp privacy policy...

14 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Key industry group trends in post-pandemic Africa
#BizTrends2021: Key industry group trends in post-pandemic Africa

In the midst of the planetary emergency of climate change, Covid-19 is testing modern civilisation's preparedness for shocks, across the spheres of finance, economics and technology; global, national and regional governance; global and population health; social cohesion and food security. This is according to Baker McKenzie's new report, Unprecedented: Converging Crises...

By Wildu du Plessis 6 Jan 2021

#BestofBiz 2020: Legal
#BestofBiz 2020: Legal

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2020 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Legal site over the past year below...

14 Dec 2020

Judge Ron McLaren
Ombud rules against Santam on non-advice policy

An insurer cannot hide behind the contention that a policy sold on a non-advice basis in the lower income market places the onus on the policyholder to be familiar with exclusions...

10 Dec 2020

Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!
Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!

Congratulations to the SME companies who have won full-page BizListing entries in Bizcommunity's business directory...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 26 Oct 2020

Know your product liability claim facts
Know your product liability claim facts

Each year, defective everyday products such as smart phones, household appliances, cars, baby cribs and toys cause disease, injury and death...

23 Oct 2020

Court asserts Eskom's right to cut-off electricity defaulters
Court asserts Eskom's right to cut-off electricity defaulters

Eskom has welcomed what it deems as a landmark judgment after the High Court affirmed the utility's right to terminate electricity supply to defaulting, non-paying customers...

15 Oct 2020

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Customer privacy is part of the experience and is critical to build trust

Paula Sartini, founder and CEO at BrandQuantum International writes that privacy management is critical, not only as a compliance tool for legal and compliance practitioners but also as a tool for building trust with customers...

By Paula Sartini 1 Oct 2020

Case law insights advancing the rule of law
Case law insights advancing the rule of law

Understanding and reviewing Case Law is an important aspect of the administration of justice and upholding of the Rule of Law...

Issued by LexisNexis 28 Sep 2020

Halting of emergency procurement of PPE
Halting of emergency procurement of PPE

National Treasury's instruction to all government departments to halt the emergency procurement of personal protective equipment highlights the need for the urgent review and modernisation of the public procurement system...

By John de Villiers, Issued by LexisNexis 23 Sep 2020

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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

Covid-19 counterfeiters: Faking it till they make it
Covid-19 counterfeiters: Faking it till they make it

Counterfeiting is already a billion-dollar global problem, but the Covid-19 health crisis is making it worse. Specifically, opportunistic counterfeiters are taking advantage of the pandemic to market and distribute fake essential products - spurred on by increased demand and perceived shortages of essential goods...

By Masi Mtshali 25 Aug 2020

NHBRC fines eThekwini R1.2m for not enrolling subsidy houses under construction
NHBRC fines eThekwini R1.2m for not enrolling subsidy houses under construction

The National Home Builders' Registration Council (NHBRC) Disciplinary Committee has fined the eThekwini Municipality R1.2m for failing to enrol 60 subsidy houses that were under construction at Inanda...

20 Aug 2020

VUT establishes new law clinic
VUT establishes new law clinic

The Vaal University of Technology (VUT) has succeeded in implementing an uplifting and exciting initiative - a law clinic situated at the VUT Southern Gauteng Science and Technology Park (VUT SGSTP) in Sebokeng...

By Nontobeko Zondi, Issued by Vaal University of Technology 19 Aug 2020

Gear up for POPI Act or face the consequences, Databuild CEO warns
Gear up for POPI Act or face the consequences, Databuild CEO warns

The commencement of the Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act will impact a vast number of businesses, and the construction industry is no exception, says Databuild CEO Morag Evans...

14 Aug 2020

POPIA's impact on the estate agent-property buyer relationship
POPIA's impact on the estate agent-property buyer relationship

When shopping online the right to the protection of how one's 'details' is collected and processed is something consumers should be aware of...

12 Aug 2020

Food or foe - the real cost of counterfeit consumables
Food or foe - the real cost of counterfeit consumables

The rise of counterfeit consumables has increased exponentially over the past few years across the African continent. A cause for major concern as many of these cases end in a fatality...

By Vashti Nagel 28 Jul 2020

Rapid digital migration exposes data privacy concerns for children
Rapid digital migration exposes data privacy concerns for children

The broad, global migration towards virtual platforms following widespread Covid-19 lockdowns has highlighted the need for the digital privacy of children to be properly secured and protected. With more time spent in the digital world, child exposure to digital marketing is growing rapidly...

13 Jul 2020

Consumer protection: Why online contracts need to be regulated
Consumer protection: Why online contracts need to be regulated

Almost every time you browse a website, click the "accept" icon or download software, you are concluding an online contract ? a non-negotiated contract such as the terms and conditions regulating the use of websites or the privacy policies of online suppliers...

By Dr Alec Basson 6 Jul 2020



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