Mondaq Middle East & Africa: Anti-trust/Competition Law
Zulficar & Partners
Egypt does not currently have a law that allows or empowers the competition regulatory authority to review, approve or disapprove mergers whether prior to or following their completion.
Baker & McKenzie
Twelve individuals from nine companies were fined a total of EGP 4.5 million (about USD 255,000) for their involvement in a cartel designed to lower prices and foreclose the market for chick production.
Charles Russell Speechlys
European Commission fines Barclays, RBS, Citigroup, JPMorgan and MUFG €1.07 billion for participating in foreign exchange spot trading cartels
Charles Russell Speechlys
The CMA has accepted director disqualification undertakings in the design, construction and fit-out services cartel case.
Charles Russell Speechlys
CMA provisionally finds significant competition concerns with Sainsbury's/Asda merger
PwC Nigeria
The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Act ("FCCPA") was signed into law on 30 January 2019.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
The existence of a comprehensive legal regime for the regulation of competition is extremely important to the growth of any advanced economy. Nigeria's competition laws have been grossly inadequate ...
PwC Nigeria
The Bill applies to all businesses and all commercial activities within, or having effect within Nigeria and extends to undertakings in which the Federal, State or Local Government ...
Songhai Advisory LLP
Cement prices rose in Nigeria by 44% in August shortly after Dangote Cement hiked its own price. A 50kg bag of cement used to cost about US$5 in the country. Now it costs about US$7.
Deloitte Nigeria
Sub-Saharan Africa is primed for an era of sustainable growth. As other markets across Latin America and Asia face short-term challenges and many advanced economies decelerate, the outlook remains encouraging for sub-Saharan Africa to gather speed and create greater opportunities for its rapidly growing population.
Hogan Lovells
The much-anticipated Competition Amendment Act 18 of 2018 (Amendment Act), has been signed into law by President Cyril Ramaphosa.
Adams & Adams
President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed the Competition Amendment Bill ("the Amendment Act") into law. It is a significant moment for competition law and enforcement in South Africa
ENSafrica
As promised during his State of the Nation Address on 7 February 2019, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has today, 13 February 2019, signed the Competition Amendment Act, 2019 (the "Amendments") into law.
ENSafrica
Despite its progress, however, the Bill is not yet operational.
ENSafrica
In addition to national competition regulators, Africa features a number regional bodies that have competition regulations.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
The laws and regulations governing antitrust and competition (cartel) in the United Arab Emirates are as follows:
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
On October 27, 2014, the Cabinet of the UAE (the "Cabinet") adopted implementing regulations of the Law.
Afridi & Angell Legal Consultants
In an earlier inBrief dated 9 December 2014 we wrote about Federal Law No. 4/2012 on the regulation of competition, which introduced the means by which the United Arab Emirates could regulate...
Clyde & Co
The UAE Cabinet has issued resolutions setting out the relevant percentage thresholds applicable under the Competition Law.
Jones Day
The United Arab Emirates ("UAE") recently introduced its competition law: Federal Law No. 4 of 2012 ("Competition Law").
Charles Russell Speechlys
The CMA has fined AL-KO Kober Holdings Limited £15,000 for failure to comply with an information request in relation to its merger with Bankside Patterson Limited.
Charles Russell Speechlys
The CMA has referred Tobii's purchase of Smartbox for an in-depth phase 2 investigation after finding concerns in relation to the supply of augmentative and assistive communication solutions.
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Andersen Tax LP
The Global Transaction Forecast (Report) issued by Baker Mckenzie and Oxford Economics predicts that merger and acquisition (M & A) transactions in Nigeria will continue to rise.
Adams & Adams
The Kingdom of Swaziland is a former British protectorate which became independent in 1968. Swaziland is a landlocked country bordered on the north, west and south by South Africa, and on the east by Mozambique.
Zulficar & Partners
Egypt does not currently have a law that allows or empowers the competition regulatory authority to review, approve or disapprove mergers whether prior to or following their completion.
Charles Russell Speechlys
The CMA has accepted director disqualification undertakings in the design, construction and fit-out services cartel case.
PwC Nigeria
The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Act ("FCCPA") was signed into law on 30 January 2019.
Charles Russell Speechlys
European Commission fines Barclays, RBS, Citigroup, JPMorgan and MUFG €1.07 billion for participating in foreign exchange spot trading cartels
Adams & Adams
The Republic of South Africa ceased to be a member of the British Commonwealth of Nations and became an independent republic in 1961. After 1994 it rejoined the Commonwealth.
Charles Russell Speechlys
The CMA has fined AL-KO Kober Holdings Limited £15,000 for failure to comply with an information request in relation to its merger with Bankside Patterson Limited.
Adams & Adams
Nigeria is an independent republic on the west coast of Africa, on the Gulf of Guinea. It is bordered by Benin to the west, Niger to the north, Cameroon to the east, and the Atlantic Ocean to the south.
ENSafrica
As promised during his State of the Nation Address on 7 February 2019, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has today, 13 February 2019, signed the Competition Amendment Act, 2019 (the "Amendments") into law.
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