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Draft Competition guidelines published for public comment
Draft Competition guidelines published for public comment

Section 79(1) of the Competition Act, No 89 of 1998, empowers the Competition Commission to prepare guidelines to support its policy approach on matters within its jurisdiction.

By Naasha Loopoo 19 Dec 2014 10:28

Taxman's turmoil bodes ill for SARS
Taxman's turmoil bodes ill for SARS

Over the past few weeks, SARS has been rocked by claims of a rogue unit, a brothel and a series of suspensions and resignations...

19 Dec 2014 10:14

Tshabalala out, at last
Tshabalala out, at last

NEWSWATCH: SABC chair Ellen Tshabalala, found guilty of misconduct and lying, has finally resigned from her position... (videos)

18 Dec 2014 06:31

Fears over SARS purge as ructions deepen
Fears over SARS purge as ructions deepen

Ructions at the South African Revenue Service (SARS) deepened as another top official resigned and disciplinary charges were instituted against two officials late last week...

17 Dec 2014 12:40

Determination of administrative penalties in settlements
Determination of administrative penalties in settlements

The Competition Tribunal is empowered to impose administrative penalties for various offences, including collusive tendering or cover pricing which is prohibited by s4(1)(b) the Competition Act, No 89 of1998...

By Natalie von Ey and Kitso Tlhabanelo 12 Dec 2014 07:01

Bowman Gilfillan assists SABMiller in $2.9bn deal
Bowman Gilfillan assists SABMiller in $2.9bn deal

In a recent article by the Financial Timesthey confirmed that deal-making in the sub-Saharan region is buoyant as most investors set aside short-term worries and bet big on the continent's growth prospects...

12 Dec 2014 06:16

Porn downer for StarSat
Porn downer for StarSat

NEWSWATCH: StarSat has lost its bid to appeal the revocation of its licence to air porn, reports Times Live...

11 Dec 2014 07:53

Billboard a springboard for more vigorous consumer activism
Billboard a springboard for more vigorous consumer activism

If you Google 'consumer activism SA' you will not find many examples, other than complaints on sites like hellopeter.com. This is not surprising, as South African consumers are notoriously complacent.

By Natascha van Vuuren 10 Dec 2014 12:58

SA marks Anti-Corruption Day
SA marks Anti-Corruption Day

South Africa has joined the international community in commemorating the 2014 International Anti-Corruption Day...

10 Dec 2014 10:08

Photographer wants R20m from GCIS for unlawful distribution of Madiba image
Photographer wants R20m from GCIS for unlawful distribution of Madiba image

NEWSWATCH: Photographer Shaun Harris is seeking R20m in compensation from the GCIS for the unauthorised use of a Nelson Mandela photo he took in 1999...

10 Dec 2014 08:39

Suspensions raise fears SARS could miss targets
Suspensions raise fears SARS could miss targets

Instability within the South African Revenue Service (SARS) has prompted fears about its ability to meet demanding revenue targets...

By Linda Ensor and Evan Pickworth 9 Dec 2014 11:29

DA: Remove Tshabalala from Transnet Board
DA: Remove Tshabalala from Transnet Board

The DA wants Ellen Tshabalala immediately from the Transnet Board...

9 Dec 2014 09:39

Automotive code of conduct promotes fair business practices
Automotive code of conduct promotes fair business practices

In October, Rob Davies prescribed the South African Automotive Industry Code of Conduct, accrediting an alternate dispute resolution scheme...

9 Dec 2014 09:02

'Too big to fail, too big to jail' sentiment must change
'Too big to fail, too big to jail' sentiment must change

There needs to be more of a deterrent for individuals committing financial crimes, says Caroline da Silva, deputy executive officer at the Financial Services Board (FSB)...

9 Dec 2014 07:42

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