In terms of updates and developments:

  • the Competition Commission has received almost 70 submissions from various parties. Non-confidential versions of the submissions are available here. The public has until 5 March 2015 to challenge any inaccurate or misleading submissions made;
  • an information session was held on 5 February 2015. The chairperson of the Healthcare Inquiry, Judge Ngcobo spoke at the session and his speech is available here; and
  • a public hearing will be held shortly. All participants are invited to register before 31 March 2015 in order to participate.