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Combating Anti-Competitive Behavior Involving Algorithms: Platform Design and Organizational Process

Competition Commission Releases Online Intermediation Platform Market Inquiry Provisional Summary Report

By: Nicola Taljaard (African Antitrust) On 13 July 2022, the South African Competition Commission (“Commission”) released a Provisional Summary Report (“Report”) on the Online Intermediation...
An Africa-Focused Competition Performance Index

An Africa-Focused Competition Performance Index

By Oluwatobi Ogundele1   Introduction When we consider international collaboration on competition issues, as well as comparative assessments of the performance of competition authorities globally, it should...
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South Africa, Competition Law, and Equality: Restoring Equity by Antitrust in...

By Eleanor M. Fox (New York University) In South Africa, the question is not whether to incorporate “equality” into the competition law, but how. In...
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Nigerian Competition Authority Finally Established

By: Gina Lodolo(African Antitrust ) The Federal Government inaugurated the governing board of the FCCPC together with that of the CCPT, in order to ensure...
The Impact of Data Portability on Platform Competition

South African Competition Appeal Court Upholds Tribunal’s Excessive Pricing/ Anti-Price Gouging...

By:  Michael-James Currie (African Antitrust) In June 2020, the South African Competition Tribunal (Tribunal) handed down two seminal decisions (Babelegi and Dis-Chem) in relation to “excessive pricing” during...
Merger

Nigeria’s Foreign-to-Foreign Merger Control Regime

By: Michael-James Currie & Camilla Johnson (African Antitrust) Antitrust enforcement is on the rise across Africa. Many jurisdictions are developing competition authorities and endorsing legislation with...
The Failing Firm Defense Times of (the COVID-19) Crisis

Abusing Antitrust Enforcement for Personal Gain? Malawi’s Competition Agency Misled by...

By Editor (African Antitrust) As it turns out, some savvy ‘entrepreneurs’ have been able to use competition-law enforcement on the African continent to their personal...

South African Competition Enforcement: A Juxtaposition.

By Editor (Africa Antitrust) AAT has previously reported on the South African “Consumer and Customer Protection and National Disaster Management Regulations and Directions” (Pricing Regulations) which came into...
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PepsiCo/Pioneer merger: Minister Patel approves the Deal

Editor, African Antitrust In one of the few megamergers of the 2019/2020 season, the South African Competition Tribunal approved, subject to a wide range of public interest...

The Future of African Antitrust Enforcement

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Heather Irvine, Jul 24, 2015 An important legal development for global investors into Africa...
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