Cecil Kilpin | June 2016 Newsletter

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POPI Update: The need for greater protection of personal data is increasing globally.The European Commission has just implemented the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which is aimed at strengthening and unifying data protection for individuals within the European Union (EU) as well as regulating the export of personal data outside the EU.  As from 25th May 2016, businesses have two years to become compliant with GDPR or risk severe penalties.  If you are involved in doing business with the EU, you need to check whether this new legislation affects you, and if so, make sure that your business is compliant.In South Africa, the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (PoPI), is moving forward with the following recent developments: On 10 May 2016, the [...]