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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...
Has Mauritius realised its goal of becoming the gateway to, and trading haven for the African continent.
Chestter Law
In recent times, the Nigerian FinTech ecosystem has witnessed strong drive and campaign across various frontiers including payments, personal savings, financial ...
Infusion Lawyers
If you are a startup or business generally about to pitch to investors, you may want to have a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) to make sure that any confidential ...
Pavestones Legal
Startups require funding for their operations and to scale.This is where venture capital companies (VCs) come in. VCs (as a subset of private equity) provide early ...
Sefton Fross
When acquiring a company or business, one of the main issues for an acquirer is how to finance the acquisition. Except the acquirer is in a position to complete the deal using existing cash...
Banwo & Ighodalo
On August 7, 2020, President Muhammadu Buhari assented to the Companies and Allied Maters Act, 2020 ("CAMA 2020"), which repeals and replaces the Companies and Allied Matters Act, 1990 (the "Repealed Act").
LeLaw Barristers & Solicitors
The old African saying "when two elephants fight, it is the grass that suffers" can sometimes be a metaphor for the plight of employees in a merger and acquisition (M&A) process.
Sefton Fross
With businesses around the world severely impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, many may require some form of restructuring in the near future. Even
Sefton Fross
In Volume 1 of this Series, we discussed the concept of corporate reorganisations, a redesigning process that changes the ownership structure of a company to increase its long-term profitability.
LeLaw Barristers & Solicitors
Companies are formed for many reasons, with the intent that they flourish, be profitable and by staying as a going concern, able to generate returns on investment for the shareholders, continue to be an employer of labour.
South Africa
Having delivered an unprecedented systemic shock to economies across the world, the COVID-19 pandemic has precipitated sharp drops in M&A deal value and volume in Africa.
While it is too early to know the full impact of COVID-19 on the economy, we are seeing that lockdown restrictions in South Africa are starting to have a significant impact on the bottom line ...
Adams & Adams
The competition authorities, being the Competition Tribunal ("the Tribunal") and the Competition Commission ("the Commission")"), are already in the thick of it when it comes to regulating markets...
Amid a sluggish global economy left in the wake of COVID-19, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) may be an important catalyst to help kick-start the economy.
Clyde & Co
The Finance Bill, 2020 (the Bill) proposes to amend section 60(1) of the Fair Competition Act, 2003 (the FCA) which relates to the imposition of penalties for various offences committed under the FCA.
United Arab Emirates
STA Law Firm
Abu Dhabi's decision to set up a financial center, known as the Abu Dhabi Global Market ("ADGM") has opened doors for international business.
Hassan Elhais
With coronavirus causing economic turmoil, destructing many businesses, most importantly severe health concerns and is now raising up to causing sincere concerns in mergers...
SCHLÜTER GRAF Legal Consultants
The outbreak of COVID-19 has massively impacted the global economy.
The Competition Tribunal of Kenya handed down its first decision in May 2020 in a matter that entailed the review of various conditions imposed by the Competition Authority of Kenya in its approval of the merger between ...
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