The South African Competition Commission investigates abuse of dominance on the market for visa support services to foreign embassies (VFS Global)

Costly COMESA Courthouse, za investigates visa provider & holds ground on Sasol fine LOTS AAT news this Monday, from Sudan/COMESA to South Africa. Visa facilitator backed by one branch of government & investigated by another In substantive antitrust news, the South African Competition Commission is reported to be investigating alleged abuses of market dominance by VFS Global in the visa support services market to foreign embassies. VFS is a worldwide outsourcing and technology services specialist for diplomatic missions and governments. The firm has now drawn the potential ire of the Commission, as it is now apparently the only outlet for foreigners to apply for South African visas and work permits, as well as for South African citizens to obtain entry visas for multiple

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John Oxenham, The South African Competition Commission investigates abuse of dominance on the market for visa support services to foreign embassies (VFS Global), 27 June 2014, e-Competitions June 2014, Art. N° 67453

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