Enforcing data privacy

Enforcing data privacy

Since May we have seen a flurry. Not the soft and sweet kind from McDonald, but rather a flurry of enforcement notices from the Information Regulator (“the Regulator”) in terms of the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (“POPIA”)1. The Regulator started...
The duty to warn our clients

The duty to warn our clients

As a compliance officer, I like to keep tabs on recent case law. Law is after all my first love. When the matter of Hawarden v Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs Inc.1(“ENS case”) was published, they had my attention: Take some law of delict, add a dash of cybercrime and you...
The Grey Mile

The Grey Mile

Winter is coming. The days are getting shorter and the sun is rising later. In Cape Town that also means more rainy and overcast days. Then there is load-shedding hovering between stages 5 and 6. That means more candlelit dinners, but the romance of it all was lost by...