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THE LEGAL DUTY OF A GRANDPARENT TO MAINTAIN A GRANDCHILD

THE LEGAL DUTY OF A GRANDPARENT TO MAINTAIN A GRANDCHILD

By operation of law, the liability to maintain someone is based on three factors: firstly, the claimant’s inability to support himself or herself; secondly, his or her relationship to the person from whom he or she claims support; and thirdly, the latter’s ability to...

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THE POPI ACT IS ABOUT MORE THAN JUST ADDING NEW RULES

THE POPI ACT IS ABOUT MORE THAN JUST ADDING NEW RULES

The right to privacy is enshrined in Section 14 of South Africa’s Constitution and we understand it to be a vital human right. It states: “Everyone has the right to privacy, which includes the right not to have – (a) their person or home searched; (b) their...

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SHEDDING LIGHT ON THE WHATSAPP CONTROVERSY

SHEDDING LIGHT ON THE WHATSAPP CONTROVERSY

Most people have heard about the WhatsApp controversy regarding its new privacy policy. According to social media posts that circulated at the beginning of 2021, a new revised WhatsApp privacy policy was going to enable WhatsApp to access all of your private data...

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How to deal with a data breach in your business

How to deal with a data breach in your business

“My business has suffered a data breach following a successful phishing scam which one of our employees reacted to and so enabled the hacker to gain access and obtain client and business data. We have tried to do what we can to manage the breach, but are unclear about...

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How valid is signing an agreement electronically?

How valid is signing an agreement electronically?

“I’ve grown up signing our business contracts with pen on paper. With Covid however, most of my suppliers send me their agreements electronically which I sign by adding a copy of my signature digitally or, in some cases using specific software through which I then add...

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Obtaining residency and doing business in Mauritius

Obtaining residency and doing business in Mauritius

Mauritius has long been valued as a jurisdiction with an efficient and effective regulatory framework and a diversified economy focused on the industrial, financial, and tourism sectors. Annual growth has averaged 5-6% over the past 10 years. The country is ranked...

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In terms of the Government Gazette Vol:657 Dated 26 March 2020 No 43164 - Information regarding COVID19 can be found at HERE