The 2021 OECD Recommendation Influences South African National Prosecuting Authority to Consider Non-Trial Resolutions in Corruption Cases

By Michael-James Currie and Tyla Lee Coertzen The South African National Prosecuting Authority (“NPA”) recently confirmed that intends developing and implementing a policy for non-trial resolutions (“NTR”) particularly in matters involving foreign bribery and corruption. This follows a very important recommendation by the OECD titled the “2021 OECD Anti-Bribery Recommendation” (the “OECD Recommendation”). The NPA … Continue reading The 2021 OECD Recommendation Influences South African National Prosecuting Authority to Consider Non-Trial Resolutions in Corruption Cases

South Africa: New Cyber Crimes Legislation

By Michael-James Currie and Camilla Warring The new Cybercrimes Bill (B 6B – 2017) has been the subject of much debate. It has been passed by the National Council of Provinces and now awaits assent by President Ramaphosa. If it passes into law it will create a number of new crimes, including the crime of … Continue reading South Africa: New Cyber Crimes Legislation