The Need to Ensure Compliance with the Regulations
Cognizant of the severe consequences of non-compliance with the Regulations, businesses should regularly review or inquire whether the company’s business practices and agreements comply with the Regulations. It is important, therefore, to promote an understanding amongst employees as to what type of behaviour is and is not permissible under competition law.
One practical way to promote an understanding of competition law amongst employees is for a company to devise and actively implement a competition compliance policy that is specifically tailored to that company. Not only does this minimise the risk of being non-compliant in the first place, but if a company is investigated for anti-competitive behaviour, evidence of a competition compliance policy may be taken into account by the Commission in determining the fine.
If you know of any anti-competitive agreement, please file a complaint with COMESA Competition Commission.