The new rules are an improvement, but proper implementation is vital, writes Murray Hunter and Cherese Thakur.
Mostly sunny. Cool.
The Competition Tribunal has dismissed a case of alleged price fixing and collusive tendering by two ferry boat operators transporting passengers to Robben Island and the V/A Waterfront.
Construction company GVK-Siya Zama has agreed to pay an administrative penalty of over R6m after being charged with price fixing, market division and collusive conduct in the construction industry.
"There's nowhere to look for a precedent to what Barr's planning on doing here," said one Justice Department veteran.
President Donald Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani said in a pair of tweets Saturday that Democratic California Rep. Adam Schiff and should apologize.
Auditor General Kimi Makwetu has said the commission not only incurred millions in irregular expenditure but also exceeded its approved budget.
The tribunal released a statement over the weekend in which it named at least seven entities that made arrangements to submit bids on behalf of each other to score more Eskom work.
The Competition Tribunal has dismissed a complaint of collusion by movie houses Nu Metro and Ster-Kinekor.
Parties involved in collusion in the construction industry won't stop their behaviour until they know they face jail sentences, says the Competition Commission deputy commissioner.
The pricing of all life-saving medicines - and not just cancer drugs - should be investigated by the Competition Commission, urges a healthcare body.
Competition law expert Gomolemo Kekesi shares her views with Fin24 on what changes to South Africa's Competition Act, which is currently before Cabinet, could entail.
Wood panel company Sonae Arrauco admitted to price-fixing and collusive conduct, according to the Competition Commission.
Two suppliers are facing prosecution for collusive conduct relating to a tender for network maintenance and system support for the South African Air Force.
"There isn't a chance in hell that Barr doesn't get bombarded with questions about why he usurped Congress' authority," a congressional aide told INSIDER.
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.
BUSA says it welcomes the Competition Amendment Bill, but wants watchdogs' powers to make unilateral findings kept in check.
An investigative report into a missing R5.7 million donation has made damning findings against the Black Business Council’s suspended president Danisa Baloyi and her associates.
Most schools surveyed by the Competition Commission are unaware of the guidelines for school uniforms issued by the Department of Basic Education.
The businessman accused of colluding with Mercantile Bank in alleged illegal asset stripping worth hundreds of millions of rand says he will “vigorously defend this action”.
Just because medicine prices are regulated, does not mean they are fair or competitive.
A selection of quotes from some of the stories that made news this week.
Western CapeAdvanced Projects and People (Pty) LtdR10 000.00 - R15 000.00 Per Month
MosselbaaiSouth Cape Recruitment (Pty) LtdR25 000.00 - R26 000.00 Per Month
Cape TownTumaini ConsultingR500 000.00 - R600 000.00 Per Year
R 3 300 000
R 4 500 000
R 6 950 000
We subscribe to the Press Code.
You choose what you want
News24 on Android
Get the latest from News24 on your Android device.
Terms and Conditions
24.com Terms and Conditions - Updated April 2012
Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.
This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.