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  • HANOVER, Germany, April 25- Russia's Kaspersky Lab has temporarily backed off filing a competition complaint that Microsoft is abusing its market dominance to crowd out anti-virus software makers such as itself, founder and Chief Executive Eugene Kaspersky said. Instead, Kaspersky- who threatened in November to complain to the European Commission- said he...

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  • The banks have also questioned whether the country's Competition Commission can penalise banks which do not have subsidiaries or branches in South Africa, the sources said. The Competition Commission is seeking to impose fines on more than a dozen local and foreign banks that it alleges colluded to coordinate trading in the rand and the U.S. dollar.

  • JOHANNESBURG, April 2- South Africa's Competition Commission said on Sunday that it had asked the Competition Tribunal to fine construction materials group Afrimat for allegedly "abusing its dominance by charging excessive prices." "The Commission is seeking an order from the Tribunal declaring that Afrimat... must pay the maximum fine allowable by law which...

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  • JOHANNESBURG, March 10- Sixteen banks accused of colluding to rig South Africa's rand currency could face a competition tribunal in July after a private pre-hearing was held on Friday, a source at the competition commission said. Barclays and Citigroup previously approached South Africa's competition regulators with information linked to the case and...

  • JOHANNESBURG, March 2- South Africa's Standard Bank is still in talks with anti-trust authorities over allegations by the Competition Commission that it was involved in the rigging of rand currency trading, its chief executive said on Thursday.

  • JOHANNESBURG, Feb 24- South Africa's central bank wants commercial lenders involved in the rand currency rigging scandal to be held accountable, deputy governor Daniel Mminele said on Friday. South Africa's Competition Commission said last week that it had found more than a dozen local and foreign banks had colluded to coordinate trading in the rand and the...

  • South Africa's Competition Commission said last week that it had found more than a dozen local and foreign banks had colluded to coordinate trading in the rand and the U.S dollar using an instant chat room called ZAR Domination, a reference to the rand's official currency market code. Local lender Standard Bank, which is also among the 17 named in the...

  • JOHANNESBURG, Feb 23- South Africa's Standard Bank is engaging with the Competition Commission over the watchdog's investigation into alleged rigging of rand currency trading and has not suspended any employees to date, the bank said on Thursday. "Pending the outcome of these engagements and in the light of these historic allegations only having been...

  • JOHANNESBURG, Feb 23- South Africa's Standard Bank said on Thursday it was engaging with the Competition Commission about an investigation into alleged rigging of rand currency trading and had not suspended any employees to date.

  • STANDARD BANK SAYS ENGAGING WITH SOUTH AFRICA'S COMPETITION COMMISSION TO "BETTER UNDERSTAND" ALLEGATIONS OF FX COLLUSION.

  • CAPE TOWN, Feb 21- South Africa's Competition Commission has granted Barclays Africa conditional immunity from prosecution in return for its continuing cooperation in the rand currency trading probe, the head of the Commission said on Tuesday. It recommended fines amounting to 10 percent of the banks' South African revenues in a scandal that has piled...

  • CAPE TOWN, Feb 21- South Africa's Competition Commission has granted Barclays Africa conditional immunity from prosecution in return for its continuing cooperation in the rand currency trading probe, the head of the Commission said on Tuesday. It recommended fines amounting to 10 percent of the banks' South African revenues in a scandal that has piled...

  • CAPE TOWN, Feb 21- South Africa's competition watchdog has granted Barclays Africa conditional immunity from prosecution in return for its continuing cooperation in the rand currency rigging probe, the head of Competition Commission said on Tuesday. Citigroup agreed to pay $5 million as settlement for its role in the cartel, the anti-trust watchdog said on...