Israel’s Antitrust Authority yesterday said it plans to fine a company and its chief executive a total of 25.6 million shekels (€6.5 million) for breaching remedies agreed as a condition for approval of a merger.
The Competition Commission of Mauritius’ investigative branch has recommended that credit and debit card interchange fees within the jurisdiction should be lowered to promote competition.
A South African court has granted the country’s second successful follow-on damages claim, ordering South African Airlines to pay 1.16 billion rand (€84 million) to rival Comair, which operates as British Airways in the country.
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.
The planned merger of CMS Cameron McKenna, Nabarro and Olswang will create a five-partner competition practice in the UK.
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)