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South African Watchdog To Fine Gas Importer For Cornering Market

The Competition Commission has referred to the Competition Tribunal a complaint against Vita Gas for the alleged abuse of market dominance in the supply...
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South Africa OKs Heineken’s Distell Buy

South Africa’s Competition Commission has approved Heineken’s takeover of Distell if it meets certain conditions. Last November, brewing giant Heineken agreed to buy a 65%...
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South African Watchdog Raids Insurance Companies Over Price Hikes

The Competition Commission raided the premises of eight long-term insurance companies who are suspected of price fixing. The commission said it has reasonable grounds to...
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South Africa Regulator Sees ‘Opportunistic’ Sunflower Oil Price Hikes

South Africa has seen possible 'opportunistic' increases in the price of sunflower oil, the Competition Commission has found. "This comes at a time when there...
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South African Central Bank Publishes Crypto Guidelines

The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) is moving forward with a recommendation to let banks deal with companies handling crypto assets. The new guidelines published by the...
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CCC withdraws its recent Merger Practice Note

By: Editor (African Antitrust)On August 8th, 2022, the CCC officially announced the formal withdrawal of its Practice Note No. 1 of 2021, which had...
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African Antitrust Authority Edges Closer To Becoming Price Regulator

By: Gina Lodolo & Nicola Taljaard (African Antitrust) Recent increases in the prices of edible oils have been the focus of news reports. Some...
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South Africa’s Competition Appeal Court Rules Against Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa broke conditions related to two mergers in South Africa, the country’s competition court has ruled. South Africa’s Competition Appeal Court said Coca-Cola...

South African Competition Head Steps Down

Just a day after the resignation of the chairman of communications regulator Icasa, another top regulator has resigned – this time at the Competition...
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Baker McKenzie Looks To Revamp Johannesburg Firm

Baker McKenzie has unveiled a new Johannesburg leadership team more than nine months after implementing a ‘three-step plan’ to address management issues at the...
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