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Excessive processing of employee personal information: a warning to South African employers

13 Oct 2020
BY Suemeya Hanif, Nicole Gabryk, Kerry-Anne do Couto
A recent decision in Germany has resulted in a hefty fine being imposed on an employer for violations of the European Union’s GDPR. The decision is a strong warning to South African employers to not …
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Does a foreign lender to a Ugandan business require a licence?

13 Oct 2020
BY Rachel Musoke, Rehema Nakirya Ssemyalo, Phillip Karugaba
The recent controversial decision in Ham Enterprises v Diamond Trust Bank (U) and Diamond Trust Bank (K) Ltd has shaken up Uganda’s banking and finance sector, with many foreign lenders demanding cla…
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Unlocking Africa’s ESG potential

13 Oct 2020
BY James Brand, Jessica Blumenthal, Dalit Anstey
The adoption of environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) criteria is on the rise, unlocking capital for ESG compliant projects.
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Africa regulatory ENSight

Africa regulatory ENSight | 07 Oct 2020
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issue 9 of 2020
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telecoms and media in brief | issue 17

06 Oct 2020
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telecoms and media in brief | issue 17
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The POPIA identity crisis: responsible party or operator?

29 Sep 2020
BY Era Gunning, Nicole Gabryk
Confusion often arises between parties as to whether they act as a responsible party or as an operator.
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tax in brief | issue 51

29 Sep 2020
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tax in brief | issue 51
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Consider doing a data protection impact assessment before migrating to the cloud

22 Sep 2020
BY Rakhee Dullabh, Isaivan Naidoo
It is imperative that organisations consider the privacy implications before migrating into the cloud.
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Key features of Uganda’s National Payment Systems Act

15 Sep 2020
BY Donald Nyakairu, Tracy Kakongi
The National Payment Systems Act, 2020 (“NPS Act”) was passed by parliament on 29 July 2020 but to date, has not been gazetted.
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Could the defence of limitation have saved St Peter’s Church from demolition?

15 Sep 2020
BY Phillip Karugaba
In the evening of Sunday, 16 August 2020, St Peter’s Church in Kampala was demolished, the result of a previous land conflict.
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Tax in brief | issue 50

15 Sep 2020
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Tax in brief | issue 50
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South African courts confirm that the Companies Act preserves the principle of reflective loss

08 Sep 2020
BY Aslam Moosajee
There has been some uncertainty as to whether, contrary to the principle of reflective loss, the Companies Act permits a shareholder to claim from a third party for loss sustained as a result of the …
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SA court considers the meaning of frivolous, vexatious and without merit in setting aside a derivative action

01 Sep 2020
BY Samantha Copeman-Michau, Michael Gradidge
The Western Cape High Court considered the meaning of “frivolous, vexatious or without merit” and the onus or standard of proof that the company must meet when launching an application to set aside a…
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Beware the enforcer: Enforcement and liability under POPIA

01 Sep 2020
BY Rakhee Dullabh, Nicole Gabryk
The Regulator’s Operational Readiness Plan, demonstrates that the Regulator will be in a position to take enforcement action against responsible parties who are alleged to have interfered with the PO…
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A transborder agreement can help ease the transfer of personal information with foreign entities

01 Sep 2020
BY Rakhee Dullabh, Era Gunning
POPIA prohibits organisations from transferring any personal information about a data subject to a foreign country.
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