International Competition Network (ICN)

David Lewis

South African Competition Tribunal, Corruption Watch, Gordon institute of business science - Pretoria University, International Competition Network (ICN)
Executive Director

David Lewis is the Executive director of Corruption Watch in South Africa. He received his training in economics from the universities of the Witwatersrand and Cape Town. Lewis participated in the drafting of the Competition Act in South Africa. With the promulgation of the Competition Act in September 1999, he was appointed chairperson of the Competition Tribunal, a position he held for a decade. Lewis was a founding member of the International Competition Network. He was deputy chairman of the Industrial Development Corporation’s board from 2002 to 2008, and chairman of its human resources committee. In 2009, Lewis was appointed an extraordinary professor at the Gordon Institute of Business Science. A year later, UCT awarded him an honorary doctorate in economic sciences. Lewis is also an author and his book Thieves at the Dinner Table : Enforcing the Competition Act – a Personal Accoun was published in 2012.

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International Competition Network (ICN)
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What was your inspiration to get involved in competition law and policy ? Could you describe the competition law and policy framework in South Africa ? How do the Competition Commission and the Competition Tribunal interact ? Given the different degrees of competition development between the (...)


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