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Technology

Overview

The Electronic Communications and Transactions Act, No. 25 of 2002, brought with it a significant change in the landscape governing electronic commerce in South Africa, with a range of issues, including security, protection of personal information, website compliance and cyber crime, coming to the fore. While the department advises on all aspects of information technology law, our areas of expertise and specialised legal advice include:

  • distribution and agency agreements;
  • document retention, destruction issues and data warehousing;
  • eBusiness, eCommerce, eProcurement;
  • escrow agreements;
  • eardware acquisition and licensing;
  • internet-related issues, domain name disputes and transfers; IT and corporate governance,
  • IT and e-mail workplace policies;
  • local and international legislative compliance;
  • outsourcing, technology acquisition and transfer;
  • service level agreements, support and maintenance agreements;
  • software licensing, development, assignment and acquisition; and
  • website development, hosting and maintenance
Key Contacts
Peter
Grealy
Position:
Partner, Commercial Practices Head
Telephone:
+27 11 530 5218
Department:
Intellectual Property
Email:
peter.grealy@webberwentzel.com
Peter Grealy
Pamela
Stein
Position:
Partner, Employment, Health & Safety Practice Leader
Telephone:
+27 11 530 5200
Department:
Employment, Health & Safety Practice
Email:
pamela.stein@webberwentzel.com
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