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Proposed Guidelines on the Approach to Public Interest in Merger Control

The Competition Commission (Commission) has published Draft Amended Public Interest Guidelines relating to Merger Control (Guidelines). The Guidelines are aimed at providing clarity to businesses and practitioners on the Commission’s approach to the assessment of the..

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Webber Wentzel

Competition Commission's Draft Public Interest Guidelines for Mergers published for public comment

Businesses have anxiously been seeking clarity on the application of public interest conditions in merger transactions. It is anticipated that the Competition Commission's draft public interest guidelines for mergers will provide some clarity on its approach to public int..

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"Shine your Eyes" - Are Disclosure Letters in Acquisitions the Real Deal

The Nigerian slang "Shine your eyes", meaning "wake up, look at what is really happening", is a must in any acquisition transaction.

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G. Elias & Co.

Changing Regulatory Landscape for Mergers and Acquisitions Transactions in Nigeria

This article examines some of the recent changes to the regulatory regime for, and the impact on, mergers ..

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Bentsi-Enchill, Letsa & Ankomah

Mergers and Acquisitions considerations in Ghana’s upstream oil and gas industry

Ghana does not have a general competition or antitrust legislation. As a result, there is no general competition regulator that oversees merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions. M&A transactions are, therefore, subject to industry-specific regulation.

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