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The Competition Amendment Bill – An Economist’s View on Select Items

By Helen Kean The second version of the Competition Amendment Bill was published on 5 July 2018. Econex’s summary of the first version, published on 1 December 2017, may be found here. As there are [...]

August 21st, 2018|

Universal access and lower healthcare prices: Assessing the likely success of the NHI and Medical Schemes Amendment Bills

By Dr Paula Armstrong On 21 June 2018, the Minister of Health, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi released the National Health Insurance Bill (NHI Bill) and the Medical Schemes Amendment Bill (MSA Bill). The Minister explained that [...]

July 23rd, 2018|

Overview of high-level findings and recommendations by the HMI Panel

By Dr Paula Armstrong The Competition Commission’s Health Market Inquiry (HMI) Panel commenced its inquiry into the state of competition in the private healthcare sector on 6 January 2014. On 5 July 2018, the Panel [...]

July 6th, 2018|

Abuse of dominance – feedback from the latest international workshop

By Helen Kean This blog follows on from Econex’s participation in a recent Abuse of Dominance workshop at the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics, held over March 2018 and led by Professors Massimo Motta, Chiara [...]

April 23rd, 2018|

The Economics of Regulating the Telecoms sector – some observations from the ECA Amendment Bill hearings, 6 & 7 March 2018

By Prof Nicola Theron & Helanya Fourie The Department of Telecommunications & Postal Services (DTPS) held a stakeholder consultation workshop in Pretoria on 6 & 7 March to canvass views of industry participants on the [...]

March 19th, 2018|

The use of ‘concurrent expert evidence’ before the Competition Tribunal – is the ‘hot tub’ getting ‘hotter’?

Helen Kean and Albertus van Niekerk During January 2018 Econex* (instructed by Hogan Lovells) provided expert economic testimony before the Competition Tribunal in respect of a proposed merger between Timrite (Pty) Ltd and the Mining [...]

February 19th, 2018|
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