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CALL FOR PAPERS: Sixth Annual Conference on Competition Law,Economics and Policy in South Africa, 6 September 2012

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CALL FOR PAPERS: Sixth Annual Conference on Competition Law,Economics and Policy in South Africa

6 September 2012

University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

CALL FOR PAPERS

This annual conference on competition law, economics and policy is the leading conference in South Africa at which practitioners (lawyers and economists), academics and policy analysts review cases and issues in the evolving competition jurisprudence.

There have been many developments in South African competition law over the past year, and papers are welcome on these, as well as on questions of competition law and economics more generally.

We particularly invite submissions for papers on three themes: Competition in the healthcare sector – the state and nature of competition in various healthcare sub-sectors in South Africa, its potential role and its limitations in producing optimal outcomes in private healthcare. The role of competition law and policy in the economy in light of the Constitutional Court decision/s. International developments in competition law and economics.

Those wishing to present a paper should send an abstract of no more than 250 words.

Abstracts should be emailed by 29 June 2012 to:

Julie Dunsford: Julie.Dunsford@wits.ac.za Tel: 011 7178468 Fax: 086 5535549

Selection of abstracts

The selection of abstracts will be made by the second week of July and completed papers will be due by 13 August 2012.

Conference registration

General delegates will need to register by 13 August with Julie.Dunsford@wits.ac.za A conference registration fee of ZAR500 per general delegate is payable (10% discount for group of 3 or more delegates from the same organisation). Invited speakers and selected presenters, chairs and discussants will be registered on a complimentary basis.

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