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Gauteng suppliers warned against price gouging

The Gauteng Department of Economic Development has warned suppliers not to inflate the prices of essential items...

27 Jul 2021

Global spark plug supplier accused of price fixing

The Competition Commission has accused the Japanese NGK Limited and its SA subsidiary of price fixing and collusion in respect of spark plugs...

22 Jul 2021

NCC warns against inflated prices for essential goods

The National Consumer Commission has sent a strong message discouraging suppliers from inflating prices of essential items amid the unrest that engulfed the country the past few days...

20 Jul 2021

Competition Block Exemptions for the Security of Supply of Essential Goods

The Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition issued Block Exemptions for the Security of Supply of Essential Goods in effect from 15 July 2021 until 15 August...

By Robert Wilson, Andriza Liebenberg and Elisha Bhugwandeen 19 Jul 2021

RIP: Robert Legh

Bowmans chair and senior partner Rob Legh died on 1 July of Covid-19-related complications...

6 Jul 2021

Pick n Pay's exclusive lease agreements coming to an end

Supermarkets that are privately-owned and controlled by historically disadvantaged persons can now access letting space in all shopping centres where a Pick n Pay store has exclusivity provisions...

15 Jun 2021

Burger King decision: A case of govt policies working against each other?

"It is quite ironic that a broad-based BEE grouping is now negatively impacted by a provision which intended to benefit broad-based previously disadvantaged participants," says Bravura's Soria Hay...

14 Jun 2021

Digesting the Commission's decision on Burger King deal

A ground-breaking recommendation by the Competition Commission to the Tribunal to prohibit the proposed sale of Burger King SA to a US private equity firm will have severe consequences for the future of M&A transactions...

By Robert Wilson and Shawn van der Meulen 4 Jun 2021

Sale of Burger King SA blocked due to lack of Black shareholding

The Competition Commission has prohibited the takeover of Burger King South Africa by Emerging Capital Partners Africa, due to a lack of BEE shareholding in the acquiring firm...

2 Jun 2021

NCR and Cardtronics merger gains approval with conditions

The Competition Commission has conditionally approved the proposed merger and acquisition of Cardtronics by NCR...

31 May 2021

Commission suggests blocking R1bn acquisition of The Building Company

The Competition Commission has recommended to the Competition Tribunal that the proposed takeover of Pepkor's hardware company The Building Company by Cashbuild be prohibited...

31 May 2021

Apple faces lawsuit for allegedly overcharging 20 million customers

Apple Inc is facing a class-action lawsuit over claims it overcharged nearly 20 million customers for App Store purchases...

12 May 2021

Choosing Lesotho's judges on merit should be only the start of judicial reforms

Lesotho's Judicial Service Commission has started a process to recruit seven judges of the High Court through a merit-based process...

By Hoolo 'Nyane 12 May 2021






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