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Case law insights advancing the rule of law

Understanding and reviewing Case Law is an important aspect of the administration of justice and upholding of the Rule of Law...

Issued by LexisNexis 3 hours ago

Covid-19 counterfeiters: Faking it till they make it

Counterfeiting is already a billion-dollar global problem, but the Covid-19 health crisis is making it worse. Specifically, opportunistic counterfeiters are taking advantage of the pandemic to market and distribute fake essential products - spurred on by increased demand and perceived shortages of essential goods...

By Masi Mtshali 25 Aug 2020

VUT establishes new law clinic

The Vaal University of Technology (VUT) has succeeded in implementing an uplifting and exciting initiative - a law clinic situated at the VUT Southern Gauteng Science and Technology Park (VUT SGSTP) in Sebokeng...

By Nontobeko Zondi, Issued by Vaal University of Technology 19 Aug 2020

Competition Tribunal confirms order against Eldan Auto Body

The Competition Commission welcomes the decision of the Competition Tribunal of 12 August 2020, that confirms as an order the settlement agreement between the Commission and a Gauteng based panel beating company...

14 Aug 2020

Cambridge Food Jozini caught hiking prices of maize meal

Cambridge Food Jozini has agreed to reduce its gross profit margin on the 25kg top white maize meal for the duration of the state of the national disaster, and will donate essential goods...

4 Aug 2020

Banks to reform conveyancing practices

Standard Bank, Investec, FNB and Nedbank have committed to reforming their conveyancing practices in response to concerns raised by the Competition Commission on the relationship between banks and conveyancers...

20 Jul 2020

Agreements reached on Covid-19 excessive pricing

The Competition Tribunal has confirmed three consent agreements relating to Covid-19 excessive pricing complaints...

10 Jul 2020

ConCourt clarifies nature of the legislative time-bar in collusion case

The Constitutional Court recently delivered a judgment invalidating the commonly applied legislative interpretation that anti-competitive conduct that ceased more than three years ago would not be vulnerable to prosecution...

By Lerisha Naidu and Ryan McKerrow 9 Jul 2020

Dis-Chem fined R1.2m for price inflation

The Competition Tribunal has slapped pharmacy group, Dis-Chem, with a R1.2 million fine for excessively overpricing surgical masks during the Covid-19 pandemic...

7 Jul 2020

Companies fined for Covid-19 price gouging

The Competition Tribunal has been clamping down on companies that have been hiking prices of sanitisers and masks since the Covid-19 outbreak...

3 Jul 2020

Liberty Group wins against Discovery Vitality and opens the door for comparative advertising

Adams & Adams partner and chairman, Gérard du Plessis, represented the Liberty Group in the judgment they won in the Johannesburg High Court earlier this month against Discovery Vitality...

Issued by Adams & Adams 3 Jul 2020

ConCourt rules against Pickfords in cartel case

The Competition Commission of South Africa has welcomed the Constitutional Court judgment delivered on Wednesday in the matter between the Commission and Pickfords Removals...

26 Jun 2020

South Africa: regulating no-poach agreements during the Covid-19 pandemic

Employers invest considerable amounts of time and resources into sourcing and upskilling talented human capital; however, they are still exposed to the risk of losing their human capital to competitors. To manage this, certain employers have implemented no-poach agreements or clauses...

By Lerisha Naidu and Thato Mkhize 5 Jun 2020

Competition Tribunal fines more mask producers

The Competition Tribunal has found two Gauteng mask suppliers guilty of inflating prices since the Covid-19 outbreak...

3 Jun 2020

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