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Thomson Reuters: Merger Control in South Africa, 2020

27 July 2020
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Partners, Xolani Nyali and Lital Avivi, and senior associate, Kathryn Lloyd, wrote Thomson Reuters’ publication on Merger Control in South Africa, 2020. It covers:

  • Regulatory framework
  • Triggering events/ thresholds
  • Notification
  • Procedure and timetable
  • Publicity and confidentiality
  • Rights of third parties
  • Substantive test
  • Remedies, penalties and appeal
  • Automatic clearance of restrictive provisions
  • Regulation of specific industries
  • Powers of intervention and foreign investment review
  • Joint ventures
  • Inter-agency co-operation
  • Recent mergers, cases, trends and statistics
  • Additional information and proposals for reform