ARTICLES RELATING TO COMPETITION TRIBUNAL

Competition watchdog throws out e-toll price fixing case

2020-01-09 19:17

The Competition Tribunal has dismissed a case against several furniture removal truck companies for allegedly fixing prices to recover e-toll levies.

Shoprite Checkers, Computicket to challenge competition case

2019-11-22 07:53

Shoprite Checkers and its subsidiary Computicket will appear before the Competition Tribunal in a bid to have a case against the company dismissed.

Weelee can 'intervene' in WeBuyCars deal with Naspers subsidiary, Tribunal finds

2019-10-08 17:28

Weelee is allowed to "intervene" in a Competition Commission case relating to a proposed deal between WeBuyCars and Naspers-controlled MIH eCommerce.

Tribunal greenlights merger of SA's biggest ostrich firms, but Ts and Cs apply

2019-08-15 10:05

The Competition Tribunal has conditionally approved the merger between SA's largest ostrich processing companies – Klein Karoo International and Mosstrich.

Competition Tribunal announces first woman head

2019-08-03 14:58

According to a statement from the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition, Mazwai previously served as National Head of Competition at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyer before joining the Tribunal in 2013.

Murray & Roberts shares tank as competition watchdog halts Aton takeover

2019-07-19 16:46

The Competition Commission is of the view that Aton's acquisition of Murray & Roberts is anti-competitive and should be prohibited.

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.

 

Data Market Inquiry: MTN prepared to defend itself before Competition Tribunal

2019-12-13 06:00

Mobile operator MTN says the Competition Commission's recommendations to address competition in the data services market is non-binding and that it is prepared to challenge any prosecution against it before the Tribunal.

Computicket to cough up after losing appeal against Competition Tribunal

2019-10-23 15:46

The Competition Appeal Court has dismissed, with costs, an appeal by Computicket against a Competition Tribunal ruling that it pay a R20m penalty for abuse of market dominance.

A big group of fire sprinkler firms may have colluded - and now face prosecution

2019-09-16 16:50

The Competition Commission has referred eighteen companies to the Competition Tribunal for prosecution.

UPDATE: Mediclinic merger blocked over higher costs to patients

2019-08-07 09:55

The Competition Tribunal prohibited a merger between Mediclinic Southern Africa and Matlosana Medical Health Services in the North West province, because it would result in higher tariffs for the two hospitals that will be acquired, an order from the Tribunal stated.

Competition history as first black female chairperson appointed

2019-08-03 08:21

Mondo Mazwai will lead the Competition Tribunal following her appointment by President Cyril Ramaphosa as the first black and female chairperson.

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.

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