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HILARY JOFFE: Does Competition Commission need a finger in every pie?

If the competition authorities aren’t focused on championing competition, who is?

06 June 2021 - 00:08 By Hilary Joffe

Does competition regulation in SA still have anything to do with competition? It’s an inevitable question, after the Competition Commission recommended that a bid by a foreign private equity firm to buy Burger King SA from Grand Parade Investments be prohibited — not because it raised any competition issues but because it would reduce the BEE shareholding in the burger chain...

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