6th Nov 2019
Pagdens is a family of legal practitioners

5 Q&A’s on Termination of Fixed Term Agreements

5 QUESTIONS TO HELP YOU BETTER UNDERSTAND EARLY TERMINATION OF FIXED TERM AGREEMENTS AND THE PENALTIES INVOLVED   The legislation that governs fixed term agreements is the Consumer Protection Act, 68 of 2008 (the “CPA“), which must be read together with the Consumer Protection Regulations (“the Regulations“). The specific section concerning fixed term agreements is section 14 of the CPA, which you can access by following this link https://www.gov.za/sites/default/files/32186_467.pdf.   This article aims to provide some clarity on the legal position relating to the early termination of fixed term agreements […]
10th Jun 2019
Pagdens is a family of legal practitioners

POPI Compliance

We live in an unprecedented age of technological advancements which have created a market for the collection, use, and sharing of personal information. In an attempt to align South African data protection laws with international standards, and in order to balance an individual’s Constitutional right to privacy against the need for openness and economic progress within an information society, Parliament has enacted the Protection of Personal Information Act (“POPI”). This article highlights key aspects of which businesses seeking to collect and utilise personal information should be aware.     POPI applies […]