Egypt’s competition enforcer has ordered the Fédération Internationale de Football Association to “immediately” make available the rights to broadcast 22 selected World Cup games to Egyptian terrestrial television.
South Africa’s Competition Tribunal has overturned a hospital merger block by the country’s antitrust enforcer, conditioned on the buyer discounting certain fees to avoid unfair price increases.
In preparation for the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s roundtable on challenges to leniency, competition authorities across the world have submitted reports about the effectiveness of leniency programmes and how they can be improved.
When a country misbehaves in the eyes of others, it may find itself on the receiving end of sanctions. Charles McConnell explores how this punishment for political actions can affect economic concentration and competition
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.
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.
Claudio Donato Monge and Marco López Volio
Daniel Pino Arroba and Paulette Ocampo
Alejandra Palacios Prieto
Paloma Alcántara and Fernando Carreño
Davit Akman, Ian Macdonald and François Baril
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
Satyen Dhana, Christine Graham and Jacqueline Vallat
CMS Cameron McKenna (London)