Lawyers around the world have welcomed the International Competition Network’s adoption of a new multilateral framework ensuring procedural enforcement safeguards, but warned it is the first step in a long process.
Turkey’s Competition Authority has imposed €1.1 million in fines on five roll-on roll-off shipping companies for illegally coordinating prices.
South Africa’s competition watchdog has referred three separate collusion cases to the country’s specialist antitrust tribunal, signalling the end of recent funding problems that caused it to halt new probes.
Much has been written about controversial new changes to South Africa’s competition law, but in 2019 the country will see how those unprecedented amendments begin to affect enforcement.
The proliferation of anticompetitive algorithms could have potentially “catastrophic” effects for Africa, the head of Kenya’s antitrust enforcer has warned.
Egypt’s competition authority has appointed a new chair and nine board members, while Kuwait’s authority has named Mishal Al-Wazzan as its new executive director.
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