This is an important and timely contribution to the rapidly growing field of competition law in South Africa. While the South African competition authorities have established an enviable local and international profile for their work, there is a need for critical evaluation of the developments in this field since the Competition Act came into force in 1999. This book meets this need.
The Development of Competition Law and Economics in South Africa is an important source for students and practitioners of competition law and economics, as well as for those with an interest in the crucial questions of competition enforcement.
Kasturi Moodaliyar holds the position of the Senior Lecturer in Competition Law at the University of Witwatersrand School of Law. Dr Simon Roberts joined the Competition Commission of South Africa in November 2006 as Chief Economist and Manager of the Policy & Research Division, and also acted as Manager of the Enforcement & Exemptions Division from 1 November 2008 to 30 April 2009.
List of tables and figures; Introduction: reflecting on the maturing South African competition law regime; Competition law, economics and policy; Public interest provisions in the South African Competition Act: a critical review; A framework for promoting