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South Africa: Unpacking the Competition Amendment Bill – Market Inquiries

Posted in Competition Compliance Programs, Competition Litigation
This post was originally published as a bulletin on Fasken.com under the title “Unpacking the Competition Amendment Bill: Market Inquiries“. The Competition Amendment Bill seeks to address two key structural challenges in the South African economy: concentration, and the racially-skewed spread of ownership of firms in the economy. At the 11th Annual Competition Law, Economics and… Continue Reading

The Bicycles case: Silent tandem riders beware

Posted in Cartels & Other Competition Criminal Matters, Competition Litigation
  The passive attendee in meetings at which potentially collusive conduct takes place has recently been considered further and developed by the South African Competition Appeal Court in the ‘bicycles case’. Previously addressed by the South African Competition Tribunal in DPI Plastics Pipes (2012), the Tribunal concluded that an attendee simply cannot stay silent nor… Continue Reading