Document Type Master's Dissertation Author Phungula, Mlungisi Artwell Goodman URN etd-09042012-181535 Document Title Control by minority shareholdings in mergers Degree LLM Department Mercantile Law Supervisor
Advisor Name Title Prof C van Heerden Supervisor Keywords
- Competition Act 89 of 1998
Date 2012-04-11 Availability unrestricted AbstractThe purpose of the study is to ascertain the meaning and ambit of section 12(2)(g) of the Competition Act 89 of 1998. The main question that the study will focus on is in which instances a firm can be said to control another firm by having the ability to materially influence the policy of that firm in a manner comparable to a person who, in the ordinary commercial practice, can exercise an element of control referred to in section 12.
The study will look at:
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(a) the South African competition law and policy;
(b) the Competition Act and its application;
(c) merger definition and regulations;
(d) the concept of control and definition of control; and
(e) the scope of application of 12(2)(g) of the Competition Act.
Please cite as follows:
Phungula, M A G 2011, Control by minority shareholdings in mergers, LLM dissertation, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, viewed yymmdd < http://upetd.up.ac.za/thesis/available/etd-09042012-181535 / >
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