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“Trudie is razor sharp, accessible and has the highest ethics. Her knowledge of the CPA and her genuine drive to help people has made her a brilliant and reliable source for many journalists countrywide.”

Angelique Arde
Personal Finance

“A very successful presentation and pleased we included [Trudie] in the line up of speakers at our Consumer Conference. Among today’s speakers she received the most questions from the audience, which is a good indication of fund manager and analyst interest in the subject. She was very successful at explaining a tough and dry subject in a relevant and entertaining manner, giving very tangible examples throughout.”

Warren Hammond
Credit Suisse Standard Securities

Protection Act

The Consumer Protection Act, No. 60 of 2008, has impacted the lives of both consumers and suppliers of goods and services since it became effective.

Protection of Personal Information Act

This Act poses a huge compliance challenge for any business- some of the requirements are that you obtain the consent of any person (including a legal entity) before you use, store, move, or destroy their “personal information”.


As from 1st of May 2011, the Companies Act of 1973 was replaced by the new Act. The new Companies Act is a 294 page document, considerably more intricate than the old Act.