November 2017

SMEs Beware:  POPI is Finally Becoming a Reality

“Forewarned is forearmed” (wise old proverb) The Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI) has been in the public domain for several years and has been enacted into law, but its enforcement provisions are not yet in effect. The appointment of a Regulator and the issuing of draft Regulations for public comment, however, indicate that the …

SMEs Beware:  POPI is Finally Becoming a Reality Read More »

Creditors and Debtors: Important New Prescription Judgement

“Running into debt isn’t so bad. It’s running into creditors that hurts” (Unknown) Debts prescribe (become uncollectable) after a specified period of time – 3 years for most run-of-the-mill debts but 30 years for others such as judgment debts, mortgage bond debts, property rates and tax debts. Various other periods apply to specific statutory debts …

Creditors and Debtors: Important New Prescription Judgement Read More »