Inquiry into online market dominance: Takealot, UberEats in Commission's crosshairs
Inquiry into online market dominance: Takealot, UberEats in Commission's crosshairs

The Competition Commission has announced it will be launching an inquiry into the competitiveness of online intermediation platforms...

2 days ago

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Masscash stores sale to Black-owned Devland saves 640 jobs

A merger between Devland Cash and Carry and Massmart-controlled Masscash will save at least 640 jobs...

23 Feb 2021

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Probe into excessive prices of garlic and ginger

The NCC has launched an investigation into allegations of price gouging relating to garlic and ginger...

4 Feb 2021

Vinpro takes legal action on alcohol ban
Vinpro takes legal action on alcohol ban

Vinpro MD Rico Basson says that due to the devastating impact that the third ban has had on the wine industry, Vinpro was left with no choice but to approach the Cape High Court...

1 Feb 2021

New competition and service guidelines for the Automotive Aftermarket
New competition and service guidelines for the Automotive Aftermarket

In December 2020, the Competition Commission issued the final Guidelines for Competition in the South African Automotive Aftermarket effective as of 1 July 2021. The Guidelines seek to address the constraints to competition in the Automotive Aftermarket Industry...

By Bobedi Seleke 15 Jan 2021

What parents need to know before buying back-to-school goods
What parents need to know before buying back-to-school goods

As schools are set to re-open for the 2021 academic year, the Competition Commission urges institutions and parents to observe the circular on "Procurement of School Uniform and other Learning-Related Goods and Services"...

14 Jan 2021

Telkom withdraws part of spectrum court application against ICASA
Telkom withdraws part of spectrum court application against ICASA

Telkom has withdrawn Part A of its court application against the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA). This was announced recently in a statement by the regulatory body...

11 Jan 2021

#BestofBiz 2020: Legal
#BestofBiz 2020: Legal

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2020 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Legal site over the past year below...

14 Dec 2020

Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!
Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!

Congratulations to the SME companies who have won full-page BizListing entries in Bizcommunity's business directory...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 26 Oct 2020

Commission signs consent agreement with PnP to stop exclusive leases
Commission signs consent agreement with PnP to stop exclusive leases

The Competition Commission has signed a consent agreement with Pick n Pay to eliminate exclusive leases in shopping malls...

21 Oct 2020

Shoprite signs consent agreement with Competition Commission
Shoprite signs consent agreement with Competition Commission

Shoprite Checkers has agreed to stop enforcing exclusivity provisions in its long-term exclusive lease agreements with its landlords against small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) and speciality and limited line stores.

13 Oct 2020

Case law insights advancing the rule of law
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 28 Sep 2020

Covid-19 counterfeiters: Faking it till they make it
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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



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