S. Africa Court Kills Watchdog's Fertilizer, Foam Appeals

Law360, New York (June 26, 2012, 3:30 PM EDT) -- South Africa's constitutional authority on Tuesday rejected attempts by the country's antitrust regulator to overturn separate rulings blocking the agency from revising its allegations of cartel activity against makers of fertilizer and polyurethane foam products.

In separate judgments, the Constitutional Court of South Africa dismissed a pair of applications for leave to appeal filed by the Competition Commission in which it sought reversal of a lower court's decisions denying the regulator permission to amend its allegations against two groups of companies that allegedly conspired to constrict...
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