Africa and The Middle East

South African court clears failing firm deals despite enforcer’s prohibition

The Competition Tribunal of South Africa has overturned the Competition Commission’s decision to prohibit a consortium from buying two white maize milling companies – due to the court’s concerns about job losses if the deals did not go ahead.

South African court dismisses collusion claim for lack of evidence

Israel fines dairy producer €6 million

Reshuffle of Saudi antitrust enforcer could spell greater independence

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.

Merger set to tie up CMS, Nabarro and Olswang practices

The planned merger of CMS Cameron McKenna, Nabarro and Olswang will create a five-partner competition practice in the UK.

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