Region: Mauritius

African enforcers adopt joint approach in digital markets

Competition authorities in Egypt, Kenya, Mauritius, Nigeria and South Africa have announced plans to harmonise merger notification frameworks and start sharing information as part of a push to “work more closely” in scrutinising digital markets across Africa.

21 February 2022

Mauritius

Featured in Competition Economics Handbook 2020

06 November 2019

Visa and MasterCard interchange fees are anticompetitive, says Mauritian enforcer

The Competition Commission of Mauritius has ordered Visa and MasterCard to cap their interchange fees after finding the credit card issuers abused their dominance by setting unreasonably high rates.

15 August 2019

Mauritius probes football gambling licensor

The Competition Commission of Mauritius has launched its first ever investigation into the gambling sector, after receiving a complaint about potential anticompetitive conduct from one of the island’s eight bookmakers.

25 June 2019

RPM amnesty programme bears fruit in Mauritius

The Competition Commission of Mauritius has approved nearly a third of all immunity applications it received as part of a pilot amnesty programme for resale price maintenance.

25 January 2019

Mauritius: The Competition Commission of Mauritius.

Featured in The European, Middle Eastern and African Antitrust Review 2018

11 August 2017

Mauritius delivers first RPM decision

The Mauritian competition authority hit a local meat distribution and marketing company with the country’s first-ever penalty for resale price maintenance.

13 April 2017

Mauritian enforcer grants six-month cartel amnesty

The Competition Commission of Mauritius has announced a temporary amnesty on initiators of cartels to encourage them to take advantage of its leniency programme.

03 March 2017

Interchange fees must be lower, says Mauritian watchdog

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.

20 February 2017

Finance provider submits Mauritian abuse of dominance remedies

Consumer finance provider Cim Finance has proposed remedies to the Competition Commission of Mauritius, following an investigation into the company’s pricing practices.

08 February 2017

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