Region: Africa & Middle East

South Africa: private practice perspective

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18 December 2020

Israel private practice perspective

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18 December 2020

Fasken hires from Hogan Lovells in South Africa

Lesley Morphet has left Hogan Lovells to co-chair Fasken Martineau DuMoulin’s antitrust practice in Johannesburg.

16 December 2020

Israel

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Israel’s competition lawyers remain extremely busy, confronted with domestic and international mergers, an active enforcer and a robust private litigation regime.

11 December 2020

South Africa

Featured in GCR 100 2021

Competition lawyers in South Africa work on the other side of the table to an enforcer that is unique in prioritising the welfare of historically disadvantaged persons in its analysis and remedies.

11 December 2020

OECD examines competition through a "gender lens"

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development is launching seven projects examining the impact of gender on antitrust analysis, including research into whether collusion levels differ between men and women.

30 November 2020

Booking.com offers commitments to end Israeli probe

Booking.com has agreed to remove all most-favoured-nation clauses from its contacts with hotels in Israel, following an investigation by the country’s antitrust watchdog.

26 November 2020

First disputed excessive pricing decision upheld in South Africa

A South African appellate court has upheld a controversial decision to sanction a mask supplier for charging excessive prices during the initial stages of the coronavirus pandemic, but annulled the company’s actual fine due to the limited scope of the infringement.

19 November 2020

South Africa launches new digital strategy

South Africa’s competition enforcer has launched a new strategy to tackle competition issues in digital markets, which includes plans to require certain digital companies to report all national acquisitions.

04 November 2020

Egyptian authority head steps down

Egypt’s government has appointed Ibrahim El Seginy to lead the country’s competition authority after its former chair Amir Nabil resigned two years before his term was due to end.

02 November 2020

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