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A conversation with John Oxenham, Andreas Stargard and Michael-James Currie, directors at African law firm Pr1merio on key issues on merger control in Zimbabwe.
NOTE–to see whether notification thresholds in Zimbabwe and throughout the world are met, see Where to Notify.
Note—Zimbabwe is also a member of COMESA, which operates a supra-national merger control regime, and the SADC.
The merger control regime in Zimbabwe is governed by section 34A of the Competition Act [Chapter 14:28] (the Act) and the corresponding Regulations. Zimbabwe has mandatory merger filing requirements for transactions which meet the financial thresholds, which must be notified to the Competition and Tariff Commission (the Commission). The Commission is an autonomous body empowered in terms of section 4 of the Act and is the only agency authorised to investigate and approve a merger. As such its decisions are not subject to review by any other authority in Zimbabwe.
In terms of the Act, a ‘merger’ means the direct or indirect acquisition or establishment of a controlling interest by one or more persons in the whole or part of the business of a competitor, supplier, customer or other person whether that controlling interest is achieved as a result of:
the purchase or lease of the shares or assets of a competitor, supplier, customer or other person
the amalgamation or combination with a competitor, supplier, customer or
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