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Navigating the legal frontier: Exploring the risks of edge computing

13 Jun 2023
BY Shaaista Tayob, Ridwaan Boda
In today’s world of digital transformation, where data-driven decisions and operating in real-time have become paramount for a business to stay relevant, edge computing has emerged as a technological…
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ChatGPT API: a tool for customisation or a hacker's dream?

13 Jun 2023
BY Kayla Casillo
If a company plans to integrate the ChatGPT API or plugins into its systems, the company should ensure that it has implemented all necessary safeguards to mitigate the identified potential risks refe…
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TMT ENSight | Issue 14

13 Jun 2023
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Welcome to the fourteenth issue of ENSafrica's TMT ENSight, focusing on topics, news and analysis of novel and interesting developments in the technology, media and telecommunications space.
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Controversial Draft Regulations propose racial quotas for water use

12 Jun 2023
BY Sanjay Kassen
The Draft Regulations have introduced the most radical and far-reaching effort by the government to date, to effect demographic change concerning water use in the country by prescribing requirements …
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Court reminds South African police of their legal duties during a strike

06 Jun 2023
BY Prencess Mohlahlo
This judgment may ensure that the SAPS, in the context of strikes, act in accordance with their constitutional duty to maintain public order without awaiting to be prodded by the courts to do so.
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Show up to your arbitration or face the consequences

06 Jun 2023
BY Irvin Lawrence, Kara Barnard
Whilst the right of an applicant to have a dispute arbitrated should not be easily closed, a balance should be struck to ensure that a respondent in a dispute is not required to wait indefinitely for…
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PAIA’s “public interest override” now applies to taxpayer information

06 Jun 2023
BY Aslam Moosajee, Joshua Davis
Whatever the merit of such an argument, the Court is generally reluctant to suspend an order of invalidity without providing interim relief, and its order was thus unsurprising
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Africa tax in brief

06 Jun 2023
BY Celia Becker
The latest tax news and developments across Africa
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ChatGPT and AI: Navigating uncharted copyright territory

05 Jun 2023
BY Dr. Bernard Dippenaar
The concern that copyright owners have is this: generative AI tools like ChatGPT are built on the back of works that enjoy copyright protection, yet these copyrighted works are used to train generati…
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Ed Sheeran off the “hook” in copyright battle

05 Jun 2023
BY Gaelyn Scott
The funny thing about IP law is that it can protect things as diverse as highly complex ground-breaking inventions that may save millions of lives, to a snippet of the most banal music, something tha…
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UK trade mark clashes: pints and ploys

05 Jun 2023
BY Chiraag Maharaj
Navigating the intricate world of intellectual property disputes can lead to intriguing developments, and two recent cases in the UK have caught the attention of both legal enthusiasts and curious ob…
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Lidl v Tesco – a great deal of fuss about a yellow circle in a blue square

05 Jun 2023
BY Delene Bertasso
Recently, a British court handed down a 100 page-plus IP judgment concerning the use of logos by two leading supermarket chains, Lidl and Tesco.
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New resolution regime for designated institutions comes into effect

02 Jun 2023
BY Gosego Moroka, Michael Katz, Matthew Morrison
A new resolution framework effective from 1 June 2023 is systemically important for banks and financial institutions, and gives the South African Reserve Bank broad powers.
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Can an employee of a Temporary Employment Service (“TES") sue the client of a TES for work-related injuries?

30 May 2023
BY Themba Maduna
As the modern workplace continues to evolve, temporary employment and the use of labour brokers have become increasingly common across a range of industries in South Africa.
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Labour law considerations when screening employees in terms of the FIC Directive 8 and PCC 55

30 May 2023
BY Reitumetse Sebatana, Prencess Mohlahlo
Labour law considerations in screening employees in terms of the FIC Directive 8 and PCC 55
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