South Africa’s Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) came into enforcement from 1st July 2021. This panel will discuss the first few months of enforcement from both a regulator and private sector persective - assessing any triggers, exploring the history of what regulators look for, and what the implications are for South Africa. Leading experts will forecast whether the regulators will be strict or reasonable now the law has come into enforcement, and debate the challenges ahead.
Host: Robert Bateman, Analyst and Research Director, GRC World Forums
Sizwe Snail Ka Mtuze (Professor), Part-Time Member, Information Regulator South Africa
Collen Weapond (Advocate), Full-Time Member, Information Regulator South Africa