Can Essential Workers Strike

Strikes in South Africa have been more frequent, lengthy, and violent. (Runciman, 2019) The need for workers to strike might be at an all time high, especially with COVID, which did massive damage to the economy and society as a whole. This need to strike comes from the fact that …

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Collusive Tendering South Africa

Collusive tendering, sometimes referred to as “bid rigging,” is an arrangementbetween rivals to forgo competition in the offers they make after being asked totender. For this reason, businesses in the same industry will be viewed as rivals.Collusive tendering belongs to the category of behaviour known as “cartel activity,”along with price …

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Is joint bidding permissible under Competition law?

When competing for particular projects, companies that typically operate independently frequently create joint ventures. Working together in an open and legal manner, such as by establishing a joint venture to submit a single proposal for a project, may produce an effective result for a client and is thus not against …

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Define a franchising agreement and motivate whether a franchising agreement would
classify as a vertical agreement for purposes of the Competition Act 89 of 1998.

The terms and conditions of business between manufacturers/suppliers and franchisees were laid forth in a franchise agreement. A franchise operation should be seen as a single corporate organisation or association, the respondent sought to argue in Cancun Trading No24 CC/Seven-Eleven Corp SA Case 18/IR/Dec99, and that it is not a …

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What Is Competition Law in South Africa

Customers profit from fair and open competition because they have more options and pay less. However, under certain circumstances, markets fail to produce the best outcomes because, for instance, of destructive behaviour by enterprises that have become too big and are able to unilaterally exploit their scale. Or to participate …

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