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The Vinci Coffee case compounds Uganda’s pressing need for a national competition law

In April 2022, the Ugandan Parliament recommended that a government agreement with Uganda Vinci Coffee Company Limited be terminated on grounds that it was unconstitutional and contravened several other laws of Uga..

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Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

New merger thresholds and notification fees in Zimbabwe

In Zimbabwe, the financial thresholds and filing fees for mandatory merger notification, as well as the advisory opinion application fees have recently been amended.
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Webber Wentzel

Competition Commission increases focus on digital economy

​​​​​​​​In 2020, the South African Competition Commission made clear its intention to increase its focus on the digital economy in South Africa. In its paper Competition in the Digital Economy, the Commission appeared to effectively provide a blueprint for its approach to..

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Mozambique’s most recent changes to the Competition Law Regulation

The Competition Law, approved by Law no. 10/2013, of 11 April, established the legal framework for competition in Mozambique and its respective Regulation was approved by Decree no. 97/2014(“Competition Law Regulation..

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MDR Advogados

Competition Law Regulation: amendments to the merger notification thresholds

Decree no. 101/2021, of 31 December 2021, recently made public, amends the Competition Law Regulation, approved by Decree no. 97/2014, of 31 December 2014, in particular concerning the jurisdictional thresholds for prior notification of concentrations to the Competition R..

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Sal & Caldeira Advogados

Amendments to the Competition Law Regulations and Organizational Statute of the Competition Regulatory Authority

We hereby inform the business community and other interested parties about two recent innovations in the competition legal framework in the country.
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MDR Advogados

New Statute for the Competition Regulatory Authority of Mozambique

Decree no. 96/2021, of 31 December, approved the new Statute of the Competition Regulatory Authority (CRA) of Mozambique.

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South Africa: Ground-breaking Constitutional Court ruling on the role of the competition authorities in promoting the right to healthcare

The Constitutional Court decision handed down on 15 October 2021 in Competition Commission of South Africa v Mediclinic Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd and Another may have far-reaching consequences for both merger review and adjudication of complaints under the Competition Act..

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HRA Advogados

Competition Regulatory Authority of Mozambique: enforcement priorities

The Competition Regulatory Authority of Mozambique (“CRA”) was originally established in
2013. However, the CRA only became operational this year, in particular following the amendment of its Organic Statute, the appointment of ..

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