Jurisdiction: South Africa

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South Africa presses play on media merger

September 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

On 7 August 2013, the South African Competition Commission cleared the second stage of the sale of Independent News & Media South Africa (Pty) Ltd (INMSA), a South African publishing company, subject to conditions relating...

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The South African Competition Commission (SACC), for the first time, recently made use of its fast-track settlement procedure penalising 15 members of a construction cartel for bid-rigging.  The SACC and the companies came to an...

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Glencore and Xstrata have finally been given the go-ahead to complete their merger after receiving clearance from China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) on 16 April 2013. Following a review process that took approximately 14 months,...

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On Friday 8 March 2013, it was announced in the Government Gazette that legislative provisions providing the South African Competition Commission (Commission) with formal powers to conduct market inquiries will become effective on 1 April...

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South Africa’s Competition Commission has settled with South African Airways (SAA) and Singapore Airlines over price fixing on flight routes between Hong Kong and Johannesburg.  Singapore Airlines has agreed to settle for ZAR 25.1 million (approximately...

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