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POPI MASTERCLASS - LIVE WEBINAR

From the 1st of July 2020, the POPI Act has finally come into effect.

Is your company ready?

Join our legal experts, Ros Lake, Priyanka Naidoo from Norton Rose Fulbright and Karl Blom from Webber Wentzel!

If you are not ready for the far-reaching legislation, this is one webinar that you cannot miss.
Your company has a 12 months grace period to ensure that they comply with the requirements of POPI. 

After 1 July 2021, any non-compliance with POPI will have consequences.
Enforcement mechanisms under POPI include penalties up to R10m, civil proceedings
instituted by data subjects and criminal offenses and fines in some circumstances.

What can you expect?

Data Privacy by Design: Getting Your Organisation POPI Compliant Ros Lake & Priyanka Naidoo – Norton Rose Fulbright

This 90-minute session will cover the requirements of the POPI Act and will include a complete question and answer opportunity. Let these experts explain the intricacies of the act and to set the scene as to how you and your company become completely POPI compliant.

POPI Best Practices

Karl Blom – Webber Wentzel

Best Practices for POPI compliance is becoming self-evident, but there are some pitfalls that must be avoided. This session will give you some practical insights as to how you can be POPI ready and make this legislation work for you.

EVENT DETAILS

Dates: 21 October 2020 & 24 November 2020

Time: 09:00 – 12:30
Price: R950 per person

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OUR SPEAKERS

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ROSALIND LAKE

DIRECTOR AT NORTON ROSE FULBRIGHT

Rosalind has been recommended by top international research publication Legal500 as ‘very efficient, thorough and knowledgeable’ and having a ‘tremendous reputation’.  Rosalind is ranked by Chambers Global 2016 as ‘up and coming’ in relation to competition law. Chambers Global, 2017 describe Rosalind as “a pleasure to work with.” 

Rosalind also heads up the Consumer Protection practice and advises clients across all industries on the Consumer Protection Act including bringing their practices in line with the Act requirements and related sector regulation.  This includes marketing practices; contractual reviews; disclaimer and plain language reviews; distribution strategies and contracts; promotional competitions and offers; product warranties, liability, and recall, and all aspects of franchising.  She also advises on privacy issues in terms of the Protection of Personal Information Act in relation to marketing practices and customer database management.

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Karl Blom

Karl is an associate in the Technology, Media, Telecommunications and Intellectual Property Practice at Webber Wentzel.

He has experience in commercial and corporate matters, including the drafting of shareholder agreements and a variety of traditional contracts. He has performed due diligence for large transactions for companies listed on the JSE, as well as transactions involving smaller, specialized companies. Karl also has experience in cross-border private equity transactions, having participated in high-level negotiations and drafting agreements which advance the client’s interests. He has advised clients in urgent applications to the High Court, assisted in an application before the Supreme Court of Appeal and provided opinions to clients detailing pragmatic and cost-effective solutions to their disputes.

He’s recently written an article titled Understanding your legal rights after personal information leaks which were published on Go Legal. He is well-versed on the implications of POPI and the effects it will have on companies and implications of direct marketing. Karl Blom will be speaking about all of this at the POPI Seminar.

POPI 2020 UPDATE – TIME TO COMPLY