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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance


New COMESA Merger Control Guidelines published

5 November 2014

The COMESA Competition Commission – the regional competition authority for the 19-country Common Market of Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) – has published new Merger Assessment Guidelines.  These address many of the initial problems of the nascent regime, in particular by introducing new (albeit low) filing thresholds and adopting a broadly sensible approach to issues of jurisdiction and procedure.

For a discussion of the key issues please click on the briefing.

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