Africa and The Middle East

Coca Cola distributor in hot water for alleged abuse

Israel’s Antitrust Authority plans to fine Coca Cola’s local distributor 62.7 million shekels (€15.9 million) – the country’s highest-ever antitrust fine – for engaging in a suite of allegedly abusive practices.

Egypt charges ex-football president with criminal abuse of dominance

South Africa settles with metal maker

Israel fines state-owned company and executives for abuse of dominance

Egypt’s reforms: the case for both sides

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.

Top enforcers to appear at GCR Live Cape Town

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.

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