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Blog Post | Competition Chronicle

Burger King merger prohibition highlights Competition Commission’s increased focus on public interest objectives

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In contrast to Canada, South Africa’s competition law has both competition and public interest objectives.  A major focus of the legislation from a public interest perspective is the promotion of historically disadvantaged persons and small business.  This is understandable, given the fact that when the legislation was first enacted in 1998, South Africa was emerging... Continue Reading

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