While South Africa has adopted a package of antitrust measures to either tackle exploitative conduct or facilitate a coordinated response
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South Africa permits banks to cooperate in Covid-19 debt relief
On 23 March 2020, Minister Patel, the South African Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition, adopted a block exemption permitting banks to develop industry positions on a range of issues
South Africa adopts antitrust measures in response to Covid-19
On 19 March 2020, Minister Patel, the South African Minister of Trade and Industry, adopted two antitrust measures as part of the response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
First enforcement decision under Moroccan competition regime
On 17 January 2020, the Agence Nationale de Réglementation des Télécommunications (ANRT), the Moroccan telecoms regulator, imposed a fine of MAD 3.3bn (approx. USD340m) on Maroc Telecom
International treaty on registration of interests in mining, agricultural and construction equipment signed by African countries
The Mining, Agriculture and Construction (MAC) Protocol (the so-called Pretoria Protocol) developed by the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT) is an international treaty
Benchmark reform: the impact of LIBOR transition on the African project finance market
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LIBOR (the London interbank offered rate) is a benchmark interest rate which is supposed to represent the rate at which banks lend to one another in the international interbank market for short-term loans.
Nigerian merger control regime takes shape but material questions remain
The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (the Commission), the Nigerian competition authority, has taken a number of measures to implement the Nigerian merger control regime.
Kenya recognises supremacy of COMESA merger control regime
As part of a package of reforms, the supremacy of the COMESA merger control regime has finally been recognised in Kenya.
New FIDIC contracts launched in 2019 (and more on the horizon)
The engineering and construction contracts published by FIDIC, the International Federation of Consulting Engineers, continue to serve as the pre-eminent standard form agreements used on international projects.
Staying faithful: English Court’s termination of North Sea operatorship makes waves
A fortnight ago, the English Commercial Court handed down judgment in TAQA Bratani Ltd v RockRose UKCS8 LLC  EWHC 58.