Death and taxes

Death and taxes

Exploring the tax rules for inherited wealth in South Africa can seem like a complex puzzle. When someone passes away, there are financial considerations for their family, known as estate tax. This article breaks down the South African estate tax scene in simpler...
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...