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Aidan Scallan

Aidan Scallan

Executive

Expertise

  • anti-trust/competition
  • competition/anti-trust

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

ENSafrica
South Africa

Profile

Aidan Scallan is an Executive in ENSafrica’s Competition / Anti-Trust department. Based in Johannesburg, he works on competition law matters relating to South Africa as well as a number of other African jurisdictions, including COMESA. He advises on all aspects of competition law, including merger control, prohibited practices, cartel conduct, dawn raids, abuses of dominance and corporate leniency policies. Aidan has also practiced in the United Kingdom where he gained particular insight into the operation of complex cross-border M&A transactions.

As a result of his international experience, Aidan is well placed to advise clients on the soon to be introduced foreign investment protection laws.

Aidan has significant expertise working closely with clients across a broad range of industries, including financial services (banking, asset management, insurance, payments and credit card issuing), energy, agriculture, gaming and betting, shipping and logistics, telecommunications, mining, FMCG and healthcare, engineering services and chemicals

Aidan contributes frequently to local and international publications and has presented at a number of conferences on competition law.

He is a member of the Law Society of the Northern Province

Education

  • BCom (Rhodes University)
  • LLB (cum laude) (University of the Witwatersrand)
  • Admitted as an Attorney of the High Court of South Africa
Areas of Practice

anti-trust/competition | competition/anti-trust | competition/antitrust

Articles

More Protection for Small Businesses and HDPs
ENSafrica, March 2020

On February 13, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the promulgation of certain significant sections of the Competition Amendment Act, 2018, including a change to the confidentiality regime, the new buyer power provision and the new price discrimination provision. The trade & industry minister has also published new regulations on buyer power and price discrimination...

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