The COMESA Competition Commission announces the lodging of its tenth merger notification involving two supermajor oil companies (Total Egypt / Chevron Egypt)

Some COMESA Merger-Control Musings on the Latest Notification* It’s been a little while since we last published a note on COMESA. When there is little substantive news to report, statistics often yield a topic to write about. And so it is with COMESA. The statistic at hand: On Monday, 18. November 2013, the Competition Commission announced that it had received its tenth merger notification. Here are a few observations on the deal (Total Egypt LLC/Chevron Egypt SAE & Total/Beltone Capital Holdings) that spring to mind: Geography: While the recitals fail to mention any common-market dimension of the transaction, it seems to be centered on COMESA member state Egypt. On the

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