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The COMESA Competition Commission (“CCC”) published the COMESA Merger Assessment Guidelines, 2014 (“merger guidelines”) today. The merger guidelines are a positive development.

3 November 2014
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The merger guidelines set out the CCC’s approach to the types of transactions that are notifiable under the COMESA Competition Regulations (“Regulations”), procedural obligations that apply and the substantive assessment to be made by the CCC when reviewing mergers. Importantly, the merger guidelines confirm the CCC’s approach to the following: