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Competition & Regulation.

The range of our support relates to merger notification, control and exemption, service and consumer complaints, abuse of buyer power, restrictive trade practices, and consumer protection.

Our Competition & Regulation Practice supports regulated entities and sector players in compliance with competition law and regulation under COMESA and domestic jurisdictions in East Africa. The range of support relates to merger notification, control and exemption, service and consumer complaints, abuse of buyer power, restrictive trade practices, and consumer protection. Our team leverages its cooperative approach with various market and sector regulators to steer transactions be it in enforcement or compliance. We carry out pre-emptive analysis and institutional training to align commercial decisions, instruments and policy with competition laws and regulation to forestall any potential points of exposure.

Our broad understanding of competition & regulatory compliance requirements across different sectors, our ability to keep abreast with changes in laws and regulations, as well as our good relations and strategic partnerships with the market and sector regulators allows our team to be quick to solutions as well as mitigate any points of exposure well before occurrence. Our team equally leverages on continued industry engagement and research to map trends and changes within the sector to enable us to offer well thought out insights.  We utilize the regulators self-reporting ecosystem to enable control of transactions. Our regional presence also allows to leverage our strength and synergies across border and regional competition regulators.

Our Competition & Regulation expertise include:

  • Merger & Acquisition Control
  • Competition Complaints and Regulation
  • Enforcement and Compliance
  • Buyer Power Control
  • Consumer protection
  • Product liability
  • Restrictive Trade Practice concerns
  • Training and General Advisory
  • Transaction Support and Monitoring

We support entities of all sizes operating in diverse sectors including financial services, trade and logistics, technology, telecommunications, manufacturing, services, media and entertainment in various mandates including;

  • Engagements with competition authorities
  • Responding to complaints and investigations
  • Filing merger notifications and obtaining approvals
  • Reviewing commercial agreements for competition compliance
  • Disputes including litigation and tribunal hearings
  • Drafting and contract reviews
  • Privacy issues
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