The Egyptian Government approves its first pre-notification merger regime

Egypt is getting closer to adopting a new merger control regime that would transform the system from a post-closing to a pre-closing filing regime. The Egyptian Council of Ministers has approved a draft proposal to amend Egypt's antitrust legislation accordingly. If enacted, the amendments would likely have significant implications for transactions involving parties with business in Egypt. On November 25, 2020, the Egyptian Council of Ministers announced that it has approved a draft proposal to amend the Law on Protection of Competition and Prohibition of Monopolistic Practices No. 3 of 2005 ("Competition Law"). [1] Two years after the Egyptian Competition Authority (the "ECA")

Access to this article is restricted to subscribers

Already Subscribed? Sign-in

Access to this article is restricted to subscribers.

Read one article for free

Sign-up to read this article for free and discover our services.

 

PDF Version

Authors

  • White & Case (Washington)
  • White & Case (Washington)
  • White & Case (Cairo)

Quotation

Mark J. Gidley, Tamer Nagy, Ahmad Ashraf, The Egyptian Government approves its first pre-notification merger regime, 25 November 2020, e-Competitions November 2020, Art. N° 98310

Visites 73

All issues

  • Latest News issue 
  • All News issues
  • Latest Special issue 
  • All Special issues