On 1 September 2020, the Competition Authority of Kenya (CAK) ceased to accept physical antitrust and merger filings and will exclusively accept submissions through its e-filing portal.
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Time to reconsider Member State consultation in the COMESA merger control regime
The COMESA Competition Commission (CCC) recently called for comments on how the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the COMESA merger control regime could be mitigated.
Conditions overturned in Telkom Kenya/Airtel Kenya merger in first appeal under Kenyan Competition Act
On 4 May 2020, the Kenyan Competition Tribunal (the Tribunal) overturned a number of the conditions imposed by the Competition Authority of Kenya (CAK) on the Telkom Kenya/Airtel Kenya merger.
Ethiopia joins the New York Convention
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On 13 February 2020, the Ethiopian parliament ratified the 1958 New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (the NY Convention).
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.
Mauritius moves towards a mandatory merger control regime
Reforms are underway in Mauritius to introduce a mandatory merger control regime.
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.
National Minimum Wage introduced in Uganda
This blog was written by Agnes Nabaggala, Shonubi, Musoke & Co. Advocates (Uganda), alliance firm of Norton Rose Fulbright.
Procurement trends in mining - recent developments
This article is a follow up to our two part essential guide on feasibility planning and construction procurement for junior mining and our analysis last year of the updated FIDIC suite of contracts.
Kenyan Government Support Measures: a more formal approach
With the assistance of Michael Kontos and Wassim Mohamedali of Walker Kontos Advocates, Nairobi.