South African (SA) businesses aiming for growth often consider expanding into international markets. The European Union (EU) single market with its substantial consumer base, highly developed infrastructure, and favourable business conditions makes this an attractive destination. The extensive regulatory framework that businesses must navigate is likely to make business owners at least somewhat nervous. In this article, we provide you with a high-level overview of essential EU regulations, including trade and tax laws, data protection requirements, and compliance regulations, along with tips on getting legal advice before embarking on your expansion journey.
POPIA, Compliance, GDPR