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STA Law Firm
Firms conducting anti-competitive behavior may find their agreements to be unenforceable and risk being fined for particularly impaired conduct as well as exposing themselves to possible damages actions.
Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz
This includes having the companies file with the Authority reports on mergers and acquisitions which may affect competition.
In an effort to enhance cartel detection in Kenya, the Competition Authority of Kenya (CAK) has launched an Informants Reward Scheme (Scheme)
Anjarwalla & Khanna
For the first time in Kenya, the Competition Tribunal has made a ruling which reversed or amended merger conditions that had been imposed by the Competition Authority of Kenya...
On 30 October 2020, the Government of the Republic of Malawi (Government), through the Ministry of Trade, initiated a project entitled the Enhancement of Competition...
South Africa
Adams & Adams
The Competition Commission (the "Commission") has released proposed amendments to its guidelines to small merger notification, which are set to take effect after 7 June 2021.
On the 25th of March 2021, proposed new merger filing forms were published in the Government Gazette for public comment.
The path to requesting advisory opinions from the Competition Commission is likely to be reopened soon. The Commission suspended its advisory opinion service in January 2018...
Adams & Adams
On 19 February 2021 the South African Competition Commission ("the Commission") announced that it will be conducting a market inquiry into online intermediation platforms ("OIPMI")
An in-depth and insightful conversation about the increasing intersection between competition law, consumer protection law and data protection law and how it affects you and your business.
The Competition Act No. 89 of 1998 (Act) came into effect on 1 September 1999 and has been amended in terms of the Amendment Act of 2009 and the Amendment Act of 2018.
Daimon Consultancy Services
The Comesa 2018-2019 report is encouraging: accounting for 46% of African FDI inflows, with 33% of all projects being greenfield, 38% of all cross-border M&A sales and raking in USD 19 billion investment income.
The competition law regime of the Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC) is a regional competition law regime, which has recently become more active from a merger control...
The use of long-term exclusive lease agreements by supermarkets in South Africa has been quite controversial over the last few years.
The South African Competition Commission (Commission) has published a draft paper on Competition in the Digital Economy (Paper). Stakeholders have been invited to submit comments by 30 October 2020.
The Competition Commission's (Commission's) long-running complaint of anticompetitive behaviour against tea processor Rooibos Ltd (Rooibos), reached finality this week.
In July 2018, the South African Competition Commission (Commission) prohibited a small merger involving Chinese owned IRL (South Africa) (Pty) Ltd (IRL) and local mine, Mapochs Mine...
On 13 October 2020, the Competition Tribunal (Tribunal) confirmed, as an order, a consent agreement between Shoprite Checkers (Pty) Ltd (Shoprite) and the Competition Commission (Commission).
Africa's competition regulatory environment is as unique as it is diverse, with 54 countries and five regional bodies.
The board of the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (Commission) has made a finding against seven suppliers of fish fingerlings in Zambia, for engaging in cartel conduct.
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