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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...
Baker McKenzie

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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South African Firm To Pay Fine For Price-Gouging Stadium

Top South African firms accused of contract collusion to build a 2010 World Cup stadium in Cape Town have been ordered to pay almost...
Mergers: 1st Failure-to-Notify Penalty — Helios now Gets what Akzo Avoided in 2017

The Increasing Importance Of Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (“BBBEE”) In South...

By: Pieter Steyn (Kluwer Competition Blog) One of the purposes of the South African Competition Act is stated in the Act to be to “promote a...
Tech

South Africa Weighs Measures To Break Up Big Tech

The Competition Commission told Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry that several critical sectors in the South African economy were still being dominated...
WhatsApp

South African Watchdog Goes After Facebook For Abusing Its Dominance

Meta's Facebook and WhatsApp has been found to be anticompetitive by South Africa’s Competition Commission, which has referred the social giant to the Competition...
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South Africa Publishes Guidelines For School Uniform Competition

The Competition Commission of South Africa has released guidelines to school governing bodies (SGBs), administrators, and schools to improve the competitiveness of the procurement...
COVID

South African Regulator Caps COVID Testing Prices

South Africa's Competition Commission has reached an agreement with two major laboratories Ampath and Lancet to reduce the price of Covid-19 PCR test prices...
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