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The Real Risk Posed by Breach Data

Data Breaches have always been a prolific problem within corporate IT environments. The exact depth and severity of the problem has, of course, never been quite understood before the implementation of POPI. Craig Pedersen, in this article written exclusively for Moore, unpacks the nature and extent of breaches, how criminals use this data and the impact of breach data on the commercial environment.

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Tax Season 2022 – What You Need to Know

The South African Revenue Service (“SARS”) announced that the 2022 tax return filing season will commence on 1 July 2022.

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Nasdaq Loses C. US$7trn In Market Cap Over the Past Six Months

French multinational investment bank and financial services Group, Société Générale (SocGen) said in a recent report that the Nasdaq has lost more than US$7trn in market capitalisation over the past six months.

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B-BBEE Verification Terms: Measurement Date and Measurement Period

Understanding the difference between the measurement date and period can make your B-BBEE verification process smoother and faster. This article discusses what you need to know about the measurement period and date ahead of your on-site B-BBEE verification.

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What Are the Most Important Measures to Prevent Cybersecurity Incidents?

This article is the final part of our three-part series. In part two, we provided an overview of the most common and successful cyber-attacks and the vulnerabilities that are being exploited – refer here for part two. This part provides an overview of the most important measures to prevent cybersecurity incidents and how these should be prioritised. 

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Do You Need A PAIA Manual?

Do you need a PAIA manual for your business? In short – Yes. Spencer Cason, Moore Legal Durban, elaborates.

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Wedbush highlights options available to Elon Musk in his battle for control of Twitter

On 14 April, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk made a final unsolicited bid for Twitter at US$54.20/share. The bid was made after Musk had acquired 9.2% of its shares and declined a seat on the company’s board. However, since then, Twitter has adopted a poison pill approach to prevent him from taking over the company. The details of poison pill approaches differ by company, but it is designed to give a company’s board the option to flood the market with so much newly created shares that a takeover becomes prohibitively expensive.

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Do You Need a Shareholders’ Agreement?

Failure to have a properly drafted shareholders’ agreement in place may have devastating consequences for your business. This article explores some practical examples where a properly drafted shareholders’ agreement will provide much-needed guidance.

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The Revolution of Finance

With the emergence of blockchain technology and the powerful capabilities that this technology offers, the platform for financial innovation is here to stay and can no longer be left out of the conversation. Dale Russell elaborates further.

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Have You Forgotten About POPI?

Protection of personal information (POPI) was a hot topic last year. Continued compliance is important and, if you have not taken any steps towards compliance, you should not delay any longer. This article provides a timely reminder of your POPI obligations.