Are the 2017 PPPFA Regulations misaligned? Can Competition law assist?

Picture: @BradHunterMedia – Durban, KZN If one looks at the 2011 Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act (PPPFA) Regulations, the Regulations provide two ratios to be used in determining a tender award. The two point systems are the 90/10 and the 80/20 ratios. The 90/10 ratio indicates that 90 out of 100 points are to be … More Are the 2017 PPPFA Regulations misaligned? Can Competition law assist?

‘Excusing yourself from the dinner table’ – the risk in applying for immunity in terms of the Competition Act

The opinion expressed in this blog post does not constitute legal advice and is provided for interest only. The views expressed do not constitute the views of my employer.  After reading David Lewis’ ‘Thieves at the Dinner Table’, a must read for any aspiring competition lawyer, Lewis refers to his negotiations with various cartel members as the … More ‘Excusing yourself from the dinner table’ – the risk in applying for immunity in terms of the Competition Act