Tag Archives: COMESA

Why choose Mauritius for your cross-border business structuring?

Known by tourists for exquisite beaches, stunning landscapes and for being a multicultural island, Mauritius is considered as a leading country for cross-border business structuring by the international business community.

Africa: COMESA Competition Commission publishes draft guidelines on penalty, settlement and hearing procedures

By Lerisha Naidu, Partner, Sphesihle Nxumalo, Associate, and Zareenah Rasool, Candidate Attorney, Competition & Antitrust Practice, Baker McKenzie Johannesburg The COMESA Competition Commission (Commission) published draft guidelines to the COMESA Competition Regulations, 2004 (Regulations) for public comment on 19 October 2021. The guidelines aim to provide clarity on the Commission’s policies and procedures, and to […]

Increasing competition policy enforcement across Africa

By Angelo Tzarevski, Associate Director, and Zareenah Rasool, Candidate Attorney, Competition & Antitrust Practice, Baker McKenzie Johannesburg Competition policy continues to be viewed by regulators as a key driver of economic growth globally. Across Africa, competition policy enforcement is increasingly being employed as a tool to boost economic performance and promote the revitalization of trade […]

Increasing competition policy enforcement across Africa

By Angelo Tzarevski, Associate Director, and Zareenah Rasool, Candidate Attorney, Competition & Antitrust Practice, Baker McKenzie Johannesburg Competition policy continues to be viewed by regulators as a key driver of economic growth globally. Across Africa, competition policy enforcement is increasingly being employed as a tool to boost economic performance and promote the revitalization of trade […]

Competition law in post-pandemic Africa a key driver for market participation, consumer protection and fair practices

¬†With the growth of economies across Africa, competition law has remained one of the key drivers for effective market participation, consumer protection and fair business practices. However, the global pandemic introduced new challenges for competition authorities in Africa and abroad, with each enforcer pursuing the most beneficial enforcement method for its national or regional jurisdiction. […]