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Another hurdle in competition commission’s forex case

Banks argue the Competition Tribunal has no power to call out foreign firms on cartel conduct

How the cement cartel was built

Major international companies have been implicated in the collusion

Sibanye-Lonmin deal one step closer, moratorium on job cuts

The South African Competition Tribunal approved Sibanye’s acquisition of Lonmin subject to agreed conditions between the two companies

Banks seek settlement — and also challenge collusion claims

"Earlier this year, the commission brought a case against 17 major local and international financial institutions for collusion"

Competition Tribunal agrees to Citibank R70m settlement for its role in forex cartel

​The bank is the first of 18 banks accused of involvement in a foreign exchange cartel to reach an agreement with the tribunal.

Banks bust: ‘Price-rigging’ fine would be enough to wipe out SA’s budget deficit

If all 17 institutions are penalised, the country’s R140‑billion budget deficit could be wiped out in one fell swoop.

Construction bigwigs deny World Cup stadium bid-rigging

The Competition Commission is confident that the construction companies have a case to answer for World Cup stadium bid-rigging, despite their denial.

Sasol and state go head to head

The chemical firm's appeal against a Competition Tribunal decision could be the catalyst for government to wield the big stick over pricing.

Fight to net sea lion’s share of pilchard market heats up

Oceana asks the Competition Tribunal to overturn a decision by the commission.

PPC grows its local capacity after acquiring Safika

PPC says its acquisition of Safika Cement Holdings has been approved by the Competition Tribunal, which will add to the growth of its SA footprint.

Newspaper skirmish draws blood

Media24 says killing off a rival in the Free State using predatory price-cutting wasn't its main goal.

Competition Tribunal member removed after SACP revelation

Fiona Tregenna has been removed from the Competition Tribunal panel when it emerged that she is a member of the South African Communist Party.

Telkom to pay settlement agreement of R200m

The competition tribunal has confirmed the settlement agreement which forces Telkom will pay administrative penalties of R200-million.

Cover pricing in construction sector ‘endemic’ worldwide

The Competition Tribunal has been told by a representative for G Liviero & Son that cover pricing was endemic in the construction industry worldwide.

Construction: Cheated cities gun for the builders

The Competition Commission's orders against construction firms over graft has raised the ire of local governments, who are demanding their money back.

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