Competition & Antitrust

Andersen in South Africa offers expert guidance and solutions in the complex field of Competition and Antitrust law. Our dedicated Competition Law Team understands the significant and far-reaching implications that competition laws have on businesses operating in South Africa and beyond.

Regardless of your company's size or sector, being aware of competition law is essential to meet your legal obligations and safeguard your position in the market. Non-compliance can lead to severe penalties and reputational damage. Our experienced team is here to help you navigate the intricacies of competition law, ensuring your business remains compliant while maximising opportunities for growth and success.

Competition Law Services

We take pride in our talented and strategically minded Competition Law Team that has been involved in several high-profile cases. Our full suite of services encompasses a thorough understanding of competition laws not only in South Africa but also in other Sub-Saharan African jurisdictions.

  • Abuse of Dominance: We assist businesses in understanding and navigating the regulations surrounding abuse of dominance, ensuring fair competition and preventing anti-competitive practices.
  • Cartel Investigations, Enforcement and Leniency: Our team is well-versed in handling cartel investigations, representing clients before competition authorities, and advising on leniency applications for immunity from penalties.
  • Compliance Reviews, Programs and Training: We conduct comprehensive compliance reviews, design tailored compliance programs, and offer training to your staff to ensure they understand and adhere to competition laws.
  • Market Investigations: Should your business face a market investigation, our experts provide strategic counsel and representation throughout the process.
  • Merger Control and Review: We guide you through merger control proceedings, from pre-notification advice to obtaining regulatory approvals, ensuring your mergers and acquisitions are compliant and successful.

Our Competition Law Team's extensive experience in handling complex competition cases and their knowledge of local and regional competition laws positions us as the ideal partner for your legal needs.

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    Mark Safranek
    Johannesburg
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