Egypt’s Prosecutor’s Office has charged the former president and the current secretary-general of the governing body of football in Africa in Cairo Economic Court this week for their roles in allegedly anti-competitive agreements with Lagardère Sports.
The Competition Tribunal of South Africa last week fined a metal manufacturing company that had not adhered to its cartel agreement, after the Competition Commission settled the case.
Israel’s competition enforcer has imposed a 13 million shekel (€3.3 million) fine on the Israel Electric Corporation and fined two of its executives for abuse of dominance in the electricity transmission and distribution market – marking the largest corporate and individual fines the enforcer has ever imposed.
Recent reforms to Egypt’s competition regime included unusual amendments that would treat companies owned by family members as parts of the same single economic unit. Mohamed ElFar at Baker & McKenzie in Cairo examines the amendment and its potential effects on the rapidly developing Egyptian competition enforcement scene.
With just over a month to go before GCR lands in Cape Town for its second African competition conference, top antitrust authority officials from a range of African jurisdictions are poised to tackle key topics and questions facing the region.
Claudio Donato Monge and Marco López Volio
Daniel Pino Arroba and Paulette Ocampo
Alejandra Palacios Prieto
Paloma Alcántara and Fernando Carreño
Davit Akman, Ian Macdonald and François Baril
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
Satyen Dhana, Christine Graham and Jacqueline Vallat
CMS Cameron McKenna (London)