On Wednesday 14 June 2017, the Competition Commission simultaneously conducted search and seizure operations at 13 premises belonging to seven meat suppliers in three provinces (Gauteng, the Free State and the Northern Cape). The meat industry forms an important part of the food sector which is one of the Commission’s priority sectors. The meat suppliers.
In this edition: The impact of the 2017 State of the Nation Address on Competition Law The impact of the 2017 State of the Nation Address on Competition Law On Thursday, 9 February 2017, President Jacob Zuma gave his annual State of the Nation Address which included an address on South Africa’s current economic status,.
In this edition: MERGERS UPDATES IN SOUTH AFRICAN COMPETITION LAW UPCOMING HEARINGS AT THE COMPETITION TRIBUNAL UPDATES IN INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION LAW RECENT ACCOLADES MERGERS Tribunal approves the acquisition of the businesses and underlying properties of the Sandton Sun, the Intercontinental Sandton Towers, the Garden Court Sandton City; the Sandton Convention Centre property; and the rental.
In this edition: Failure to notify Standard Bank fined for failing to notify a merger Recent mergers Tribunal approves Southern Sun Hotels / Hospitality Property Fund transaction Tribunal approves Ferro/Revertex transaction Other Provisions of the Competition Act ArcelorMittal’s R1.5billion fine Abuse of Dominance and Civil Damages Competition Commission refers six cartel complaints with the Competition.
In this edition: South African Competition Commission initiates investigation against Transnet for excessive pricing and exclusionary practices Caxton and CTP Publishers and Printers Limited and two others v. Multichoice Proprietary Limited and two others Recent Nortons Inc. accolades South African Competition Commission initiates investigation against Transnet for excessive pricing and exclusionary practices The Competition Commission.
In this edition: E.TV (PTY) LTD AND OTHERS v. MINISTER OF COMMUNICATIONS AND OTHERS E.TV (PTY) LTD AND OTHERS v. MINISTER OF COMMUNICATIONS AND OTHERS Earlier today the Supreme Court of Appeal (“SCA”) published its decision in the matter involving E.TV (Pty) Ltd (“ETV”) and others v. Minister of Communications and others which concerned the.
Criminal sanctions from 1 May 2016 for cartel conduct The commencement date of certain provisions of the South African Competition Amendment Act which was passed in 2009 has been stipulated in Government Gazette No. 39952 of 22 April 2016 as being 1 May 2016. The President has stipulated that the provisions which will commence on.
In this edition: Competition and regulatory South Africa Competition Tribunal imposes record fine for failing to notify a merger On 7 April 2016, the South African Competition Tribunal (“Tribunal”) confirmed the consent agreement concluded between the Competition Commission (“Commission”), Life Healthcare Group Proprietary Limited and Joint Medical Holdings Limited. In terms of this agreement,.
The South African Competition Commission (“Commission”) announced a short while ago that it had conducted a dawn raid operation earlier today at the Gauteng premises of PG Bison (Pty) Ltd (“PG Bison”) and Sonae Novobord (Pty) Ltd (“Sonae”) as part of an investigation involving these two firms in relation to alleged collusion. We understand that.
The Competition Commission of South Africa has announced that it has conducted dawn raid operations at the premises of four automotive glass companies in the Gauteng region. According to the Commission, the companies that have had offices raided are PG Glass, Glasfit, Shatterprufe and Digicall. Shatterprufe supplies automotive glass, PG Glass and Glasfit are automotive.