Michael-James Currie

Primerio (Johannesburg)
Lawyer (Partner)

Michael-James Currie is a competition and general regulatory lawyer who practices in all areas of competition law enforcement across Sub-Saharan Africa. Michael-James also regularly publishes papers and articles on competition law and policy and is a senior contributor to Africanantitrust.

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Primerio (Johannesburg)
Primerio (Johannesburg)
Primerio (Johannesburg)


3652 Bulletin

Michael-James Currie The Mauritian Competition Authority orders two multinational financial companies to reduce their banking interchange fees in order to promote competition (Visa / MasterCard)


Mauritius: Competition Commission orders VISA and MasterCard to lower interchange fees* On 13 August 2019, the Competition Commission of Mauritius (CCM) has, following a lengthy investigation, ordered VISA and MasterCard (Respondents) to reduce their banking interchange fees from 1% to 0,5%. (...)

Michael-James Currie The South African Government publishes draft Regulations in relation to the South African Competition Amendment Act which seeks to clarify price discrimination prohibition and buyer power provisions


SOUTH AFRICA: OVERVIEW OF THE PRICE DISCRIMINATION AND BUYER POWER DRAFT REGULATIONS* The South African Competition Amendment Act was signed into law by the President on 13 February 2019. Two of the contentious aspects which were raised during the drafting of the Amendment Bill related to the (...)

Michael-James Currie The South African Competition Authority fines two shipping companies for bid-rigging and exercises a considerable degree of discretion when choosing a strategy for imposing an administrative penalty (NYK / WWL)


Shipping Cartel: Recent approach to fining in SA* AAT previously reported (here and here) that the SACC had been investigating cartel behaviour which allegedly took place between multiple shipping liners who transported vehicles for various Original Equipment Manufacturers (“OEMs”). The (...)

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