S. Africa Rethinks Cartel Cases Amid Scrutiny Of Methods

Law360, New York (June 14, 2011, 5:55 PM EDT) -- In yet another sign that South Africa's Competition Commission must re-evaluate how it brings cases after a string of court decisions questioning its procedures, the antitrust watchdog said Tuesday that it had withdrawn a price-fixing case against 28 bicycle wholesalers and retailers.

The commission pulled the year-old complaint from the Competition Tribunal on Friday after a number of the respondents challenged the regulator's case on the grounds that the complaint was not properly referred to the court and that the tribunal lacked jurisdiction to hear the...
To view the full article, register now.