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Tamer Nagy

White & Case (Washington)
Of Counsel

Tamer Nagy guides clients through complex multijurisdictional mergers and acquisitions, counsels them on antitrust compliance matters, and helps them navigate investigations and regulatory proceedings before competition agencies around the world, including the U.S. Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission, the European Commission, the COMESA Competition Commission, and the competition authorities of Egypt, Kenya, Morocco, Oman, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, and UAE, among others. Tamer also has significant experience in cross-border disputes with a focus on clients and matters in the Middle East.

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Articles

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Strati Sakellariou-Witt, Tamer Nagy, Mario Barka The Saudi Arabian Competition Authority blocks a partial vertical acquisition between the national gas distribution company and a gas transporter (National Gas and Industrialization Company / Best Gas Carrier Company)

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On 16 June 2022, Saudi Arabia’s General Authority for Competition announced its decision to block National Gas and Industrialization Company from acquiring a majority stake in Best Gas Carrier on the basis of vertical competition concerns. This is the first vertical merger prohibited by the GAC (...)

Tamer Nagy, Tilman Kuhn, Strati Sakellariou-Witt, Reem Albakr The Saudi Arabian Competition Authority announces, following the adoption of the new Merger Review Guidelines, that it has blocked its first deal between two online food-delivery services due to their failure to provide sufficient information to enable the evaluation of the proposed acquisition (Delivery Hero / The Chefz)

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The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s General Authority for Competition (the “GAC”) has been ramping up its merger control activities and recently—at least initially—blocked its first transaction, signaling plans for more active merger enforcement. Although Saudi Arabia’s current merger control regime is (...)

Tamer Nagy, Strati Sakellariou-Witt, Mark J. Gidley The Kuwait Government amends its competition law to include for the first time a pre-merger notification regime based on turnover thresholds

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The Government of Kuwait has recently amended its competition law to include for the first time a pre-merger notification regime based on turnover thresholds. Kuwait’s Competition Protection Agency has started to apply the new thresholds and has already launched inquiries into transactions that (...)

Mark J. Gidley, Tamer Nagy, Ahmad Ashraf The Egyptian Competition Authority publishes guidelines for obtaining amnesty or leniency from criminal prosecution for antitrust cartel violations

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The Egyptian Competition Authority recently published the first Egyptian guidelines on the process for obtaining amnesty or leniency from criminal prosecution for antitrust cartel violations, signaling the agency’s intent to activate this tool in future enforcement activities. The guidelines (...)

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