• Date: Thursday, February 17, 2022
  • Time: 07:30 - 12:30
  • Venue: Online Platform: Zoom

Last month we hosted our 10th African Competition Law Conference, bringing together competition law experts and representatives of regional and national regulators from across the continent. An overview of some of the topics covered follows.

Keynote speech by retired Judge Dennis David: Merger control should not be used as a ‘bargaining chip’ A recording is available here.

The full panel discussion on ‘Competition law developments across Africa’ can be found here.

The discussion was facilitated by Xolani Nyali, partner, and included the following panelists :

  • Adalberto Cauaia, Head, Legal and Litigation, Angola Competition Authority
  • Bwalya Chilufya-Masonda, Partner, Bowmans, Zambia
  • Raphael Mburu, Manager, Mergers and Acquisitions, Competition Authority of Kenya
  • Dr Willard Mwemba, Director & Chief Executive Officer, COMESA Competition Commission

The full panel discussion, titled ‘Continental and domestic trade imperatives - navigating the tension’, is available here.

The discussion was facilitated by Heather Irvine, partner, and included the following panelists :

  • Bukhosibakhe Majenge, Divisional Manager, Legal Services and Acting Deputy Commissioner, Competition Commission of SA
  • Lebohang Mabidikane, Partner, Bowmans
  • Tatenda Zengeni, Senior Researcher, Zimbabwe Competition and Tariff Commission
  • Thomas Janssens, Global Head, Antitrust, Competition and Trade Group, Freshfields

We are also very pleased to let you know that our annual Africa Competition Law Guide has been published and is available here.