Since they were first published in 2003, the Equator Principles (EPs) have formed an important part of the framework for investment in Africa and other emerging markets for many commercial lenders.
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Mauritius moves towards a mandatory merger control regime
Reforms are underway in Mauritius to introduce a mandatory merger control regime.
Major amendments to the South African competition regime brought into effect
Following a presidential proclamation on 12 July 2019, a package of wide-ranging and sweeping reforms to the South African (SA) competition regime have been brought into force with immediate effect.
Supreme Court of Uganda clarifies on the powers of the Commissioner of Land Registration
This blog was written by Deus Mugabe, Shonubi, Musoke & Co. Advocates (Uganda), alliance firm of Norton Rose Fulbright.
Stimulating Road Development in Nigeria through Tax Credits
Accessing private finance for public infrastructure developments has proved hard to do in many African countries, and Nigeria is no exception.
Increasing African antitrust enforcement places focus on due process
Competition authorities across Africa are increasingly taking enforcement action ...
ECA introduces pre-notification regime for horizontal mergers in Egypt
There is effectively no merger control regime in Egypt, at least not in the terms comparable to those in other jurisdictions.
Investing in the battery supply chain
As the battery and electric vehicle (EV) revolution gains momentum, attention is increasingly turning to the commodity supply chains required for their manufacture.
Competition law comes to the fore in West Africa
Although competition law enforcement in Africa has primarily been limited to Eastern and Southern Africa, two recent developments have brought competition law to the fore in West Africa.
Penalties for failing to notify mergers will increase in South Africa
In March 2019, the Competition Commission published its latest guidelines for the determination of administrative penalties for failure to notify mergers and implementation of mergers.