Turkey’s Competition Authority is investigating three fuel companies for allegedly restricting the supply of liquified petroleum gas used in vehicles, after Turkey’s high administrative court overturned an earlier decision by the agency that no full investigation was needed.
Fourteen banks have objected to a forex complaint submitted by South Africa’s Competition Commission, with many alleging that the enforcer’s complaint is “vague and embarrassing”.
Agribusiness companies Bayer and Monsanto will sell off assets and commit to keep job numbers static for several years to obtain South African antitrust clearance of their US$66 billion tie-up.
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)