Africa and The Middle East

Reshuffle of Saudi antitrust enforcer could spell greater independence

The Saudi Arabian cabinet’s decision to restructure the country’s competition authority could make the enforcer more independent, lawyers in the region say.

South Africa turns football agents over to court

South Africa prohibits seed and milling deal

Israel considers creating class action court

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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