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Raees + Co
The fundamental purpose of competition law is twofold: it seeks to encourage a dynamic economy and to enhance consumer welfare by promoting competition and controlling practices that could restrict it.
Andersen- Maher Milad Iskander & Co
تحرص الشركات التجارية علي تعزيز...
Andersen- Maher Milad Iskander & Co
All companies continuously aim to enhance their competitiveness, and ultimately gain a prominent position in the market, allowing them to maintain their customers and maximize their profits.
Koranteng & Koranteng Legal Advisors
The African Continental Free Trade Area ("AfCFTA") was officially launched on 1 st January,2021. The purpose of the AfCFTA is to create an intra African single market for goods and services ..
Saudi Arabia
Jones Day
The Saudi Arabian General Authority for Competition ("GAC") announced this week that its board had blocked Delivery Hero's proposed acquisition of The Chefz...
South Africa
On 10 January 2022, the Competition Commission released a media statement it termed "a call to action" for schools, school bodies and parents regarding the procurement of school uniforms.
Competition law: with a focus on public interest issues | Jocelyn Katz...
On 15 October 2021 the Constitutional Court delivered a precedent setting judgement on the role of the competition authorities in promoting and protecting cornerstone socio-economic rights contained...
There is a proverb that says "If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together".
Three independent competition authorities with dedicated roles. Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition has the ability to "participate" in proceedings.
Adams & Adams
On the 19th of May 2021, the South African Competition Commission ("Commission") formally initiated a market inquiry into the online intermediation platform market ("OIPMI") in terms of Section 43B(i)(a) of the Competition Act, 89 of 1998.
In a first for cross-border merger regulation in Africa, a fine has been issued by the COMESA Competition Commission (Commission) for the failure to notify a merger within the prescribed timelines.
In this webinar our esteemed panel will provide an overview of recent developments and emerging trends in the merger control sphere across Africa, share stories and lessons learnt, and answer other burning questions.
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...
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.
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