Robben Island price fixing case against ferry operators dismissed

2019-08-14 14:50

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.

Chilean shipping company prosecuted for cartel conduct over SA tender

2019-04-23 17:32

CSAV is accused of colluding with Mitsui OSK Lines Limited in the shipment of Ford vehicles from South Africa to Europe and the Mediterranean.

Competition Tribunal approves Glencore-Chevron merger

2019-03-16 11:59

The Competition Tribunal has approved the merger between Glencore South Africa Oil Investment and the local division of Chevron.

Schools with 'exclusive' uniforms deals are being urged to confess – and may avoid paying fines

2018-11-28 06:18

The Competition Commission is looking into long-term deals between schools and exclusive suppliers of uniforms. Now an association of school governing bodies is advising schools to admit to such deals and shape up – so perhaps avoiding penalties.

Patel: Competition amendments do not seek to 'out-trump Trump'

2018-07-17 19:30

The minister of economic development says South Africa will not weaponise its competition policy to punish other countries for making trade and tariff decisions which could harm SA.

More media companies settle in price-fixing case

2018-05-08 18:38

Two more media companies have agreed to a settlement related to a price-fixing case by the Competition Commission.

More banks named in forex collusion case

2018-01-28 17:02

The Competition Commission in December 2017 filed a supplementary affidavit requesting the addition of more banks in the forex collusion case.

Caxton’s bid to halt Media24/Novus merger dismissed

2017-06-22 15:50

The Competition Tribunal has rejected publishing house Caxton’s application to stop the Media24 merger with printing group Novus.

Competition Tribunal wants Allens Meshco case reopened

2017-03-07 17:54

The Competition Tribunal has approved the Competition Commission’s application to reopen the Allens Meshco case.

Competition Commission names 'currency colluders'

2017-02-17 13:41

The affidavit filed by the Competition Commission regarding currency price fixing by banks names the alleged rogue traders implicated.


Feathers fly as Competition Commission rejects merger for SA's biggest ostrich firms

2019-07-01 22:00

Two of the largest companies in the ostrich industry are heading to the Competition Tribunal in a bid to have a decision by the Competition Commission – to prohibit their merger – overturned.

Competition Tribunal clears WBHO in World Cup collusion case

2019-04-12 11:36

WBHO and Group 5 had been accused of fixing trading conditions around the building of a road near Soccer City ahead of the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

Sibanye excluded from NYSE ARCA Gold Miners index amid platinum growth, drop in gold revenue

2018-12-27 18:55

Long-time shareholder Van Eck Associates has reduced its stake in Sibanye from 9.12% to 4.97%.

Competition Tribunal refuses appeal to halt Eskom supply collusion complaint

2018-08-12 16:03

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.

Pioneer bid for Heinz Foods gets approval

2018-05-17 07:41

The Competition Tribunal has approved the acquisition of Heinz Foods South Africa by Pioneer Foods - on condition that the deal does not lead to job losses.

Ster-Kinekor, Nu Metro off the hook for collusion - Tribunal

2018-02-09 15:42

The Competition Tribunal has dismissed a complaint of collusion by movie houses Nu Metro and Ster-Kinekor.

Lewis barred from retrenching in new merger – Tribunal

2018-01-17 22:00

The merger between furniture companies Lewis and UFO has been granted, on condition that there are no merger related retrenchments for the next two years.

Forex 'cartel' lays into commission

2017-05-14 06:26

Major banks are not taking accusations of colluding in trading lying down.

Test of independence for Competition Tribunal

2017-02-23 10:45

Politicians are turning up the heat on the banks accused of collusion, but the competition regulator must do all it can to ensure that political pressure does not influence its decisions.

AB InBev to sell its Distell stake to PIC

2016-12-15 10:50

Anheuser-Busch InBev will sell its stake in Distell Group to the PIC, as part of the Competition Tribunal's requirements for approval of its deal with SABMiller.

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