The South African Competition publishes new guidance on novel price discrimination and buyer power abuses

The South African competition authorities this month took an important step towards enforcing novel price discrimination and buyer power provisions contained in the Competition Amendment Act No.18 of 2018 (Amendment Act), with the publication of draft Regulations (here) and Guidelines (here and here) by the Minister of Trade and Industry (Minister) and the Competition Commission (Commission) respectively. Background In February this year, the Competition Amendment Act, No. 18 of 2018 (Amendment Act) was signed into law, bringing with

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  • Herbert Smith Freehills (Johannesburg)
  • Herbert Smith Freehills (Johannesburg)

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Jean Meijer, Stewart Payne, The South African Competition publishes new guidance on novel price discrimination and buyer power abuses, 10 October 2019, e-Competitions October 2019, Art. N° 107844

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