The possible impact of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) on African competition regimes has not received much attention to date despite the fact that ...
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First merger approved under Angolan merger control regime
The newly created Angolan competition authority, the Autoridade Reguladora da Concorrência (ARC), has approved its first merger since becoming operational in early 2019.
Mining arbitration in Africa
Disputes in the mining sector in Africa are increasing, as states seek to renegotiate long term agreements and influence the revenue balance set out in joint venture agreements.
Equator Principles to be updated
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.
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.