Region: Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia conditionally clears Uber/Careem

Saudi Arabia’s competition authority has approved Uber’s $3.1 billion acquisition of Middle Eastern ride-hailing app Careem, subject to behavioural commitments.

22 November 2019

Saudi Arabia revokes licence and fines beIN

A Saudi specialist competition committee has fined beIN sports €2.3 million and indefinitely revoked the Qatar-based broadcaster’s licence, for abusing its dominant position by illegally tying the UEFA Euro 2016 football tournament to its other services.

21 August 2018

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.

19 October 2017

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