The COMESA Council of Ministers adopt amendments to their supranational merger control regime

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The supranational merger control regime of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa ("COMESA") has been fully operational since 14 January 2013. The COMESA merger control regime is largely governed by the COMESA Competition Regulations 2004 ("Regulations") and is enforced by the COMESA Competition Commission ("CCC"). On 26 March 2015, significant amendments to the COMESA merger control regime were adopted by the COMESA Council of Ministers. They entered into force on the same day. The amendments to the COMESA merger control regime draw upon the experience acquired during the 2 years of application of the initial regime. They are welcome in that they address some of the issues that the initial regime left open (for an overview of these issues, please see our previous client

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  • Herbert Smith Freehills (Brussels)
  • Herbert Smith Freehills (London)

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Kyriakos Fountoukakos, Susan Black, The COMESA Council of Ministers adopt amendments to their supranational merger control regime, 26 March 2015, e-Competitions March 2015, Art. N° 79588

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