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POPIA gives a broad definition of ‘responsible party' but ultimately this is any person who determines the purpose of and means for the processing of the personal information of data subjects,...
Tabacks
In this article, we look at a recent judgment from the High Court which dealt with an employer's obligation to pay its employees' salaries in circumstances where the employer had closed its business because of the lockdown
Tabacks
It is beyond doubt that the year 2020 has slammed its fist on the table and demanded that the world change.
Tabacks
On 14 May 2020, the Minister of Trade and Industry issued directions regarding e-commerce during Alert Level 4 of the COVID-19 State of Disaster.
Tabacks
The question arises whether a franchisor can be deemed to be an "estate agent" under the EEA Act, or a "property practitioner" under the PPA. We discuss the circumstances of each in this article.
Tabacks
The South African government has made commendable efforts to ensure a continued supply of critical medical equipment.
Tabacks
On the 28 of May 2020, the Minister of Co-Operative Governance and Traditional Affairs released regulations for Alert Level 3 of the COVID-19 lockdown, which takes effect on 1 June 2020...
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In this article the Employment Team outlines some of the most important requirements that employers are required to adhere to before commencing operations, and while operating under Alert Level 3.
Tabacks
On 25 June 2020, the Minister of Minister of Corporate Governance and Traditional Affairs released amendments to the Level 3 Regulations permitting the opening of restaurants, casinos and conference centres.
Tabacks
GDPR and POPIA regulation has made it imperative for companies and product developers to think about restructuring their data protection systems.
Tabacks
Consequently, these amendments have provided some guidance on what is expected, such as a strict health protocols and limited capacity based on the venue.
Tabacks
On 17 June 2020 the Constitutional Court handed down a judgment in an application for leave to appeal against a judgement of the Supreme Court of Appeal.
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The recent announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa that schools will be closed and re-opening in accordance with a pre-determined schedule...
ENSafrica
South Africa has a sophisticated system of financial sector regulation known as the "Twin Peaks" system of regulation, similar to the Australian Twin Peaks model.
ENSafrica
Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote the judgment in the recent case of United States Patent and Trademark Office v Booking.com that may in time be referred to as the "generic.com case".
ENSafrica
The global outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the resultant national lockdown in South Africa has had a profound impact on many employees, in varying degrees.
Tabacks
The Constitutional Court judgment attempts to resolve several questions regarding the constitutional approach to the judicial interpretation of contractual terms and, in particular, the public policy grounds upon which a court may refuse to enforce them.
Tabacks
The CRS imposes obligations on financial institutions to exchange tax and financial information on a global level with other countries - this cross-border transfer of sensitive financial data between jurisdiction raises data privacy and protection concerns.
Tabacks
This summary covers a few important provisions from the directions issued by the Minister.
Tabacks
The collection and processing of personal data is regulated to protect privacy and ensure that data collection is proportional to the seriousness of the threat caused by the pandemic.
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