In this matter, which has a long and protracted history, Nortons represented a joint venture comprising CTP Limited, Bongani Rainmaker Logistics (Pty) Ltd and Ndabase Printing Solutions CC (“the CTP JV”) in an application for the review and setting aside of the award of a multi-billion Rand tender by the Department of Basic Education (“DBE”).
In this edition: PRESIDENT RAMAPHOSA HAS SIGNED THE COMPETITION AMENDMENT BILL INTO LAW NORTONS INC ATTENDS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT FORUM ON DRAFT COMPETITION REGULATIONS IN TERMS OF THE COMPETITION AMENDMENT ACT MINISTER EBRAHIM PATEL MAKES SIGNIFICANT AMENDMENTS TO RULE 15: ACCESS TO INFORMATION IN MATTERS INVOLVING THE COMPETITION COMMISSION COMPETITION COMMISSION APPOINTS JAMES HODGE AS NEW.
Constitutional Court clarifies key issues in relation to merger control On Friday morning, the Constitutional Court delivered a seminal judgment on merger control in South Africa. This judgment follows on the recent S.O.S and Others vs SABC and Others judgment of the Constitutional Court in which Nortons Inc. represented S.O.S, MMA and Caxton. In essence, the Constitutional.
Merger Filing Fees – Amendment to Rule 10(5) of the Competition Commission Rules On 4 December 2018, the Department of Economic Development promulgated an amendment to the filing fees applicable to intermediate and large mergers, effective 1 January 2019. These amended filing fees, compared with those currently in force, are set out below: Current –.
Constitutional Court orders that former Minister, Bathabile Dlamini, is liable for 20% of the costs in the SASSA matter In 2012, the South African Social Security Agency (“SASSA”) contracted Cash Paymaster Services (Pty) Limited (“CPS”) to pay social grants on its behalf. The Constitutional Court declared that contract to be invalid and the order of.
In this edition: High Court Sets Aside Decision of The Department of International Relations and Co-operation to Grant Grace Mugabe Diplomatic Immunity High Court Sets Aside Decision Of The Department Of International Relations And Co-operation To Grant Grace Mugabe Diplomatic Immunity In May this year, the matter involving the alleged assault of Ms Gabriella Engels.
In this edition: BREAKING NEWS: Dawn Consolidated Holdings (Pty) Ltd wins an appeal before the Competition Appeal Court BREAKING NEWS: Dawn Consolidated Holdings (Pty) Ltd wins an appeal before the Competition Appeal Court The question before the Competition Appeal Court (“CAC”) was whether, as the Tribunal had found, a non-compete clause in a shareholders’ agreement.
Click here to see previous podcasts Excessive and predatory pricing by dominant firms. Date: 14th May 2018 Time: 16h30 to 18h00 SAST Presenters: Anthony Norton and Avias Ngwenya (Nortons) and Greg Harman and John Lisle (FTI) Mergers between rival players, key considerations in merger analysis and what makes the difference between success and failure. Date: 28th May 2018.
Massmart’s Referral To The Competition Tribunal Dismissed In 2014, Massmart filed a complaint with the Competition Commission in terms of sections 5(1) and 8 of the Competition Act alleging that leases between Pick n Pay, Shoprite Checkers and Spar, respectively, and their landlords (the owners of shopping malls), were anti-competitive on the basis that they.
John Oxenham has co-authored the latest competition law developments in Africa in the latest edition of the International Antitrust Bulletin January 2018 Edition. Click here to view the International Antitrust Bulletin 2018 Vol 1 (PDF, 2.5MB)