Data management and protection strategy vital to ensure PoPIA compliance

Data management and protection can be a complex task, and a ‘one size fits all’ approach cannot be applied for every organisation. By Gary Allemann, MD of Master Data Management With volumes of data increasing at an alarming rate, having a clear, well-defined data...

Proposed model and legislation for an APA Programme in SA

SARS has published a draft model and proposed legislation to establish an advance pricing agreement programme and is inviting comments on it by the end of January. By Karen Miller, consultant, and Joon Chong, partner at Webber Wentzel In 2020, SARS released a draft...

SA now enforcing Cybercrimes Act

Although President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed the Cybercrimes Bill into law, only parts came into effect from 1 December 2021. "It is important to spell out the dos and don'ts of the new Cybercrimes Act and it's everyone's interest to familiarise themselves the with...

Will the Cybercrimes Act change how you use the Internet?

With the arrival of the festive season comes new legislation, and a new weapon in the fight against cybercriminals. On 1 December, several elements of South Africa's new Cybercrimes Act came into effect, six months after President Cyril Ramaphosa first signed the bill...