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South Africa: New antitrust legislation closes loopholes for businesses

 |  January 14, 2013

New legislation passed by South Africa’s National Assembly at the end of 2012 will make it more difficult for companies to avoid facing the nation’s Competition Tribunal, according to law firms. Amendments have been made that give the Competition Appeal Court and the Labour Appeal Court sole jurisdiction over any matters pertaining to competition and labor. Previously, according to reports, companies could use legal loopholes to avoid the Tribunal.

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