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)
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...
On 15 July 2021, in light of the widespread rioting and looting affecting various parts of South Africa, resulting in concerns about the availability of various products, Minister Ebrahim Patel, of the Department of Trade, ..
The Competition Commission has prohibited a proposed transaction where Emerging Capital Partners ("ECP"), a US based private equity firm with a focus on investment holdings and interests in 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).
United Arab Emirates
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
The laws and regulations that allow for cartel behaviour and its effects to be challenged are as follows.
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.