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Streamsowers & Kohn set to host webinar to discuss mergers under FCCPC Act

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Streamsowers & Köhn, a leading law firm in Nigeria is organising a webinar on the topic: Standard of Deals for Merger Notifications Under the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Act 2018.

The webinar which is scheduled to hold on Tuesday, 2nd March 2023 at 11 am WAT/GMT+1, will discuss the jurisdictional threshold for merger reviews, theories of competitive harm in merger reviews, the substantive standard for merger review, and other key considerations in the competitive analysis of mergers notified to the FCCPC.

Attendees will learn:

What constitutes a merger that is subject to FCCPC’s review

Whether a proposed merger, acquisition, or joint venture requires notification to the FCCPC

How to define the relevant market in the competition assessment of mergers

How to calculate market concentration in merger assessments

What factors the FCCPC will take into consideration when a proposed merger raises competition concerns

The various defenses to an anticompetitive merger

The various remedies parties to an anticompetitive merger may propose to the FCCPC

The implication for not notifying a qualifying merger to the FCCPC

Other sector-specific regulators with merger review powers

This webinar is designed for private equity and venture funds investing in Nigerian companies, businesses considering mergers, acquisitions, joint venture arrangements, or any form of the business combination, competition lawyers, in-house counsel, and professionals providing advisory services on mergers and acquisitions.

Attendance is free but registration is required. Follow this link to register. https://bit.ly/SSKohnWebinarLink

For more information about Streamsowers & Köhn’s Competition Law, Corporate Finance, and other Practice Groups, please email us at [email protected] or call +234 1 271 2276, +234 1 291 0589, +234 1 271 3846 and follow our social media pages @sskohnng