Economic law – Competition – Merger control

The expertise of Loucif + Co covers the issues of anti-competitive practices and unfair and illicit commercial practices, and the firm assists its clients in preventing risks concerning these practices.

Loucif + Co has developed specific expertise concerning the termination of established commercial relations and the poaching of clientele, in particular in the FMCG sector.

Loucif + Co also assists companies in the notification of merger transactions with the Algerian Competition Council.


  • Reviewing the compliance of the commercial policy in light of regulations concerning anti-competitive practices and unfair competition
  • Reviewing the compliance of general terms and conditions of sale (compliance with rules on invoicing, terms and conditions of sale, payment time limits, etc.)
  • Analysing distribution arrangements
  • Issues connected with parasitic trade practices and the unfair soliciting (poaching) of customers
  • Preventing risks pertaining to illicit and unfair commercial practices
  • Training the management teams
  • Drawing up compliance programmes


  • Analysing the merger transaction
  • Preparing and submitting the notification file
  • Discussions with the Algerian Competition Council