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Legality or otherwise of the order compelling Binance to release the list of Nigerian traders on its platform to EFCC

On the 19th of February 2024, Honourable Justice Emeka Nwite, sitting at the Federal High Court in Abuja, ordered one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, Binance to divulge information about all Nigerians using its trading platform to the Economic Financial C..

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Werksmans Attorneys

Enforcement notice issued to Dis-Chem due to contravention of POPIA

The importance of compliance has once again been highlighted as the Information Regulator issued an Enforcement Notice to Dis-Chem Pharmacies Ltd (“Dis-Chem“) on 1 September 2023 for non-compliance with the Protection of Personal In..

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Werksmans Attorneys

Information Officers take note! The right of access to information vs. The right to privacy

The right of access to information is a unique right in the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 as it places an obligation on both public and private bodies to allow access to records held by them.

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Webber Wentzel

Retailers using AI should be aware of personal privacy and cybercrimes issues

​​​​​​Artificial intelligence (AI) is being deployed to help shoppers make better choices, but retailers must be aware of their obligations under personal privacy and cybercrimes laws.

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