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Collusion: Stuttaford Van Lines charged

Stuttaford Van Lines has been charged with 649 counts of collusive tendering in relation to tenders issued for the transport of furniture by the Presidency, Parliament, state-owned enterprises and other government departments...

By Colleen Goko 3 Aug 2017

Tribunal confirms DStv division's settlement for collusion

The Competition Tribunal has confirmed a R180m settlement that a division of DStv will have to pay after admitting to colluding with media groups on pricing, discounts and payment terms for advertising space...

By Pericles Anetos 31 Jul 2017

Icasa looks to ease number porting rules

The Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) plans to review the number portability regulations to make it easier for consumers to switch networks...

26 Jul 2017

Cartel conduct under investigation in Kenya

Leniency for cartel conduct in Kenya has unique elements, according to pan-African law firm Bowman's...

24 Jul 2017

Effects of dominance in price

There's been Increased focus on pharmaceutical pricing, both domestically and internationally...

By Nicci Botha 21 Jul 2017

Commission needs more time to understand opaque retail sector

The deadline for completion of the Competition Commission's market inquiry into the grocery retail sector has been pushed out from May 2017 to March 2018, which will be 28 months after the inquiry was launched back in November 2015...

By Ann Crotty 14 Jul 2017

Possibilities of collusion concern commission in proposed milling deal

Gathering useful knowledge - often called "grist to the mill" - is a worry for the Competition Commission in the proposed acquisition of Progress Milling by VKB Milling...

By Robert Laing 14 Jul 2017

Deals above board, Corobrik protests

Corobrik has hit back hard over charges by the Competition Commission that it has engaged in price fixing...

By Mark Allix 7 Jul 2017

Brick manufacturers face price fixing charges

Six South African brick manufacturers have been charged with price fixing...

6 Jul 2017

Information sharing with competitors can be dangerous

No business can compete in an information vacuum, as competition does not take place in a vacuum. In order to compete vigorously, one needs information...

By Ahmore Burger-Smidt 23 Jun 2017

Storm may brew in rooibos probe

Rooibos Limited, which controls 70% of the global rooibos tea market, could face class action by other local processors if it is found guilty of abusing its market dominance, says Nick Altini, a competition lawyer with Baker McKenzie.

21 Jun 2017

Rooibos charged with abuse of dominance

Rooibos Limited, which describes itself as the "preferred supplier" of rooibos tea, has been charged with abuse of dominance by the Competition Commission and faces an administrative penalty equal to 10% of its annual turnover...

21 Jun 2017

Anti-dumping duties are a complex balancing act

The imposition of anti-dumping duties is the equivalent of building a wall around local industries, to protect jobs and industries against unfair competitive practices from abroad...

By Freddie Terblanche 21 Jun 2017

Google faces record EU anti-trust fine: sources

The EU's powerful anti-trust regulator will decide a historic case against Google in the coming weeks that could see the internet giant hit with a record fine, sources said...

19 Jun 2017

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International

Business mistakes too many law firms make

Being a really good attorney does not mean that you are a highly talented businessman or entrepreneur. This is something that is really important to understand since there is a pretty large number of law firms that end up bankrupt because of business related reasons, not because of problems caused by hired attorneys. With this in mind, here are some of the really common business mistakes that often appear with law firms and that can be disastrous in the long run.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 1 day ago

British American Tobacco facing Africa fraud probe

LONDON, UK - British American Tobacco is being investigated for possible fraud regarding company activities in Africa, it announced on Tuesday.

3 Aug 2017

Ex-Barclays CEO appears in court over fraud charges

LONDON, UK: Former Barclays chief executive John Varley appeared in a London court on Monday, 3 July 2017, over fraud accusations, the first time a boss of a global bank has faced charges arising from the 2008 financial crisis.

5 Jul 2017

EU states have right to ban Uber: top lawyer

LUXEMBOURG CITY, Luxembourg: EU member states can ban ride-hailing pioneer Uber without informing the European Commission because at heart it is an ordinary transport company under their jurisdiction, a top EU lawyer said Tuesday, 4 July 2017.

4 Jul 2017

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