Compliant companies make more money

The need for compliance with the Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPIA) has placed the spotlight firmly on data management as a core component of compliance. By Chris de Bruyn, ops director and head of compliance at Gabsten With PoPIA coming into effect,...

How POPIA impacts your business

Cloud computing, the shift to digital experiences, and connected sensors have made it possible for companies to collect and process vast amounts of data around consumers - often to their benefit. For many companies, data is their most valuable asset. By Charl Venter,...

New VAT and customs obligations for online marketplaces

The global economy has recently seen a rapid rise in online marketplaces and platforms, whereby sellers can easily connect and transact with buyers. By Prenisha Martin, tax associate at Baker McKenzie Johannesburg This substantial increase in digitisation has led to a...

Data protection regulations and SMEs

For any SME, the starting point of a data protection strategy is understanding the general regulatory framework applicable to it. By Wayne Sedice, strategic BI consultant at PBT Group As this may differ per country, the SME must identify the general compliance...