ARTICLES RELATING TO COMPETITION TRIBUNAL

Commission ordered to revise its forex price-fixing case against 23 banks

2019-06-12 13:48

The matter dates back to February 2017, when the commission referred a forex collusion case initially involving 17 banks to the tribunal for adjudication.

Companies accused of collusion in R240m Eskom tender want regulator to drop case

2019-05-28 22:30

Four companies accused of collusion will seek intervention from the Competition Tribunal to dismiss a case against them by the Competition Commission.

Tribunal postpones cartel case as key witness denied access to SA

2019-04-15 21:09

The Competition Tribunal has granted the Competition Commission a postponement in a panel beating cartel case, since a key witness was unable to travel to SA.

13th maize company settles over price fixing

2019-03-13 14:52

The Competition Tribunal has confirmed a settlement agreement between the Competition Commission and Paramount Mills.

Forex cartel case: Standard Chartered pleads guilty to manipulating rand, other currencies

2019-02-05 17:18

British multinational banking and financial services company, Standard Chartered, has pleaded guilty to manipulating currencies, including the rand, between 2007 and 2013.

Update: Computicket to appeal R20 million penalty

2019-01-21 12:03

The Tribunal found sufficient evidence to suggest that the ticket seller's use of exclusive agreements between 2005 and 2011 had resulted in anticompetitive effects.

Tribunal to hear final arguments in fire protection 'cartel' case

2019-01-16 11:52

The Competition Tribunal is set to hear closing arguments in the matter of three fire protection companies, accused of cartel conduct involving tenders.

Competition Commission wants Shoprite, Computicket fined over 'anti-competitive conduct'

2018-12-20 16:37

The Competition Commission has referred Computicket and its holding company Shoprite Checkers to the Competition Tribunal on alleged anti-competitive conduct.

BUSA: Yes to Competition Amendment Bill, but keep watchdogs in check

2018-08-30 21:42

BUSA says it welcomes the Competition Amendment Bill, but wants watchdogs' powers to make unilateral findings kept in check.

3 boat operators pay fines for colluding in Robben Island tender

2018-06-27 18:52

Three companies who ferry passengers to and from the Robben Island Museum have entered into settlement agreements on charges of price fixing and collusive tendering.

 

Forex collusion case back in the spotlight at Competition Tribunal

2019-06-12 05:00

The matter dates back to 2017 when the Competition Commission referred a collusion case involving 17 banks to the Tribunal. Three domestic banks – Absa, Standard Bank and Investec were among those named.

Competition Tribunal approves 'lifeline' Edgars merger with conditions

2019-05-09 17:30

The Competition Tribunal has approved, with certain conditions, a large merger that will see a new company purchasing the entire issued shares of Edgars.

Competition Tribunal approves IDC, Celrose merger with conditions

2019-04-12 18:55

The Competition Tribunal has approved, subject to certain conditions, the state-owned IDC's acquisition of Celrose - of which Edcon is a majority shareholder.

Power cable supplier fined R1.3m for collusion in Eskom tenders

2019-02-06 18:39

Power cable supplier Alcon has been fined R1.3m as part of a settlement agreement with the Competition Commission for its role in price fixing and collusion in Eskom tenders.

Tribunal prohibits proposed Mediclinic hospital merger over fear healthcare prices would go up

2019-01-30 17:14

The Competition Tribunal has prohibited a merger between Mediclinic and Matlosana Medical Health Services in the North West province.

Karan Beef merger approved with conditions

2019-01-16 21:50

The proposed merger of Karan Beef Holdings merger with Karan Beef and Karan Beef Feedlot was approved by the Competition Tribunal with certain conditions.

Is your school sticking to these 5 uniform guidelines?

2019-01-09 14:56

The Competition Commission has issued a statement reminding schools to remain compliant with the school uniform guidelines to prevent anti-competitive behaviour in the industry.

Competition amendments close loopholes and support small business - Ebrahim Patel

2018-09-11 21:38

Minister of Economic Development Ebrahim Patel has told Parliament that definitions for various anti-competitive behaviour were replaced with guidelines to close loopholes and allow court discretion in a dispute.

Tougher crackdown on the cards from competition authorities - minister

2018-07-18 21:00

The Competition Amendment Bill will allow for a tougher crackdown on offenders to competition laws, including the issuing of fines for first offences.

Judge Davis to decide Standard Bank 'forex' appeal against commission

2018-04-25 22:49

The Competition Appeal Court has heard arguments on an appeal by Standard Bank to a decision by the Competition Tribunal in a case in which 18 banks are respondents.

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