Primerio (Johannesburg)

Michael-James Currie

ICC FraudNet (Johannesburg), Primerio (Johannesburg)

Michael-James Currie is a director of Primerio and co-founder of the Primerio South African practice. His regulatory and commercial law practice is pan-African and he has practiced across several countries and regional blocs including Botswana, Egypt, Kenya, Mauritius, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Eswatini, Tanzania, COMESA and CEMAC, for the better part of a decade. In addition to his practice areas, Michael-James Currie is a regular speaker and author who has published several joint articles, papers and opinion pieces. As an active member of the American Bar Association and the International Bar Association, Mike’s practice also includes a substantial amount of regulatory work – particularly in promoting competition law and best practice across Africa.

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4056 Bulletin

Michael-James Currie The Mauritian Competition Authority orders two multinational financial companies to reduce their banking interchange fees in order to promote competition (Visa / MasterCard)


Mauritius: Competition Commission orders VISA and MasterCard to lower interchange fees* On 13 August 2019, the Competition Commission of Mauritius (CCM) has, following a lengthy investigation, ordered VISA and MasterCard (Respondents) to reduce their banking interchange fees from 1% to 0,5%. (...)

Michael-James Currie The South African Government publishes draft Regulations in relation to the South African Competition Amendment Act which seeks to clarify price discrimination prohibition and buyer power provisions


SOUTH AFRICA: OVERVIEW OF THE PRICE DISCRIMINATION AND BUYER POWER DRAFT REGULATIONS* The South African Competition Amendment Act was signed into law by the President on 13 February 2019. Two of the contentious aspects which were raised during the drafting of the Amendment Bill related to (...)

Michael-James Currie The South African Competition Authority fines two shipping companies for bid-rigging and exercises a considerable degree of discretion when choosing a strategy for imposing an administrative penalty (NYK / WWL)


Shipping Cartel: Recent approach to fining in SA* AAT previously reported (here and here) that the SACC had been investigating cartel behaviour which allegedly took place between multiple shipping liners who transported vehicles for various Original Equipment Manufacturers (“OEMs”). The (...)


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