The South African Competition Tribunal fines an undertaking in the ticketing services market for abuse of dominance (Computicket)

South Africa: Competition Tribunal Fines Computicket For Abusing Its Dominance* On 21 January 2019, the South African Competition Tribunal (Tribunal), ruled in favour of the South African Competition Commission (SACC) who prosecuted Computicket (Pty) Ltd. (Computicket) for abuse of dominance in contravention of the Competition Act. The Tribunal ruled that Computicket had abused its dominance, in contravention of section 8(d)(i) of the Competition Act (which prohibits dominant entities from inducing customer or suppliers not to deal with competitors) by engaging in exclusionary conduct and fined the company R20 million (approximately US$1.44 million), payable within

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Charl van der Merwe, The South African Competition Tribunal fines an undertaking in the ticketing services market for abuse of dominance (Computicket), 21 January 2019, e-Competitions Bulletin January 2019, Art. N° 89215

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