Author and economist Patrick Smith recently published “Public Interest Factors in African Competition Policy“ in The African and Middle Eastern Antitrust Review 2014. The consideration of public interest factors in competition law inquiries has generated much debate over the past few years. Several high profile cases have illustrated the potential for competition decisions,
and in particular merger inquiries, to be significantly affected by non-competition public interest issues.
Our readers have free access to the full PDF.
The Review is published by Global Competition Review and is available online at: http://globalcompetitionreview.com/reviews/59/the-african-middle-eastern-antitrust-review-2014
This year’s issue of the Review also features two other AfricanAntitrust.com writers: contributing author, Chabo Peo, whose piece on competition law in Botswana is available at the GCR web site, as well as editor John Oxenham‘s piece on cartels in South Africa, available here.
A full list of contributors to our site can be found at: https://africanantitrust.com/about/