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Africa's first legal text on eDiscovery published

A Guide to eDiscovery in South Africa has been published by LexisNexis South Africa...

Issued by LexisNexis 1 day ago

Rica not entirely constitutional - ConCourt

South Africa's Constitutional Court declares certain provisions of the Regulation of Interception of Communications Act, unconstitutional...

By Rui Lopes and Kirsty Gibson 5 Feb 2021

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

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

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

Why POPI compliance is not just an IT issue

Many organisations believe that POPI compliance will not affect them. This is a short-sighted attitude that could see them falling foul of the law...

By Johan Scheepers 7 Dec 2020

PoPIA, GDPR - or both?

Businesses that have taken steps to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation passed by the EU will also have to be compliant with South Africa's Protection of Personal Information Act by July 2021. Compliance with one does not ensure compliance with the other...

By Karl Blom and Ekene Nkado 30 Nov 2020

FSCA takes first steps in the regulation of crypto assets

On 20 November 2020, the FSCA issued a draft Declaration of crypto assets as a financial product (draft Declaration) under the Financial Advisory and Intermediary Services Act, 2002 (FAIS Act)...

By Desiree Reddy 24 Nov 2020

Poorly implemented tech leads to enforcement investigations at 40% of global companies - report

A landmark survey of more than 1,500 compliance leaders around the world, including in Africa, has revealed major risks associated with digitalisation, with 41% of those surveyed admitting their organisation has already experienced enforcement investigations...

20 Nov 2020

Are businesses ready for the imminent POPI Act?

Small businesses may become daunted by the apparent cost of POPI compliance. The real question is, can any business afford non-compliance?

By Carrie Peter 19 Nov 2020

Smart contracts adoption could be tripped up by legal validity and privacy laws concerns

Many businesses are looking to conclude agreements by taking advantage of technology platforms that promise efficiency and cost-savings; including using smart contracts. Although the opportunities for smart contracts are vast - issues related to their legal validity and compatibility with growing data protection laws may create real stumbling blocks for their use...

By Wendy Tembedza 28 Oct 2020

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 26 Oct 2020

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

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

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