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31.08.2017
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Legal/Hub Lesson 2: Consumer Protection Online Workshop Recap

In August, our regulations and compliance expert Thomas Reisenberger continued his series of Legal/Hub lessons, hosted at JoziHub in Johannesburg. After a highly successful first lesson outlining the Big 5 Policies you need to consider if running an online or e-commerce platform in South Africa, Thomas followed up with a workshop entitled ‘Consumer Protection Online’, looking at fundamental…

29.08.2017
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Protecting Your Personal Brand

Our IP expert Stephan Viollier recently contributed to Superbalist’s blog The Way of Us, with couple of tips on how to not only build your personal brand, but protect it as well. ‘Where there is value, there is also risk, and as an influencer with a personal brand, you carry the risk of others leeching…

23.08.2017
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Event | SAE Masterclass: When Music Gets Serious

On Monday 28 August, Legalese is teaming up with SAE Institute for a free masterclass on the music industry. We’ll be discussing what you need to keep in mind when making the leap from a bedroom musician to a fully fledged professional, and all the steps in between. Get your tickets here and check out the Facebook…

23.08.2017
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Event | Legal/Hub Lesson 2

Our compliance and regulations expert Thomas Reisenberger continues his series of Legal/Hub lessons hosted at JoziHub with a workshop entitled ‘Consumer Protection Online’. Thomas will delve a layer deeper in the world of e-commerce platforms, and workshop the vital arena of Online Consumer Protection. He’ll look at fundamental elements of bringing consumer protection rights and duties…

22.08.2017
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Legal/Hub Lesson 1: ‘Big 5’ Policies Workshop Recap

In August, our regulations and compliance expert Thomas Reisenberger began the first of a series of Legal/Hub lessons, hosted at JoziHub in Johannesburg. To kick of the series, Thomas explained the Big 5 Policies you need to consider if running an online or e-commerce platform in South Africa. Check out a summary of Thomas’ presentation below,…

21.08.2017
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Listen to Stephan Viollier’s Tips on How to Trade Mark Your Brand Name

Our Intellectual Property lawyer Stephan Viollier joined Africa Business Radio for a segment highlighting the best ways to protect your brand. ‘A simple word or image can trigger a host of sounds, emotions, memories and meanings. What comes to mind when you think of Apple, Glastonbury, Netflix, Nike, PlayStation, Chanel, Alexander McQueen, Harley-Davidson, GoPro or…

21.08.2017
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POPI’s Bigger, Foreign Brother

Our compliance and regulation expert Thomas Reisenberger contributed to Amplifier with an article outlining the need for local businesses operating in the international sphere to comply not only with the looming POPI legislation, but also with EU and US data protection laws, which may simultaneously apply to their operations. ‘Many South African businesses have now heard…

21.08.2017
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Foreign Data Laws

Our compliance and regulation expert Thomas Reisenberger contributed to BusinessBrief with an article outlining the need for local businesses operating in the international sphere to comply not only with the looming POPI legislation, but also with EU and US data protection laws, which may simultaneously apply to their operations. Read the article via BusinessBrief here.

21.08.2017
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Talking Independent Musician Publishing with Texx and the City

Our favourite local music site Texx and the City recently chatted to Legalese’s Catherine Marcus about our Independent Musicians Publishing Administration service, as well as the massive rise in the prominence of mainstream independent artists, both in South Africa and abroad, the importance of paperwork, and a couple of ways in which Legalese is aiding…

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