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ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law
The Turkish Competition Authority ("Authority") completed its work in progress on revising the Guidelines on Vertical Agreements ("Guidelines") that was issued based on the Block Exemption Communiqué on Vertical Agreements ("Communiqué No. 2002/2").
Oncel, Aydın, Duman & Uygun Attorney Partnership
Under the Turkish Merger Control Regime, certain types of transactions that exceed the thresholds may be subject to a mandatory notification to the Turkish Competition Authority in the event...
BASEAK
One of the interesting antitrust cases in Turkey in 2017 is the investigation of the Turkish Competition Authority (TCA) concerning 13 international banks, for their conducts in syndicated loan markets.
ACTECON
The Internet is a functional and effective tool for conducting sales so that the prominence of online sales is increasing day by day.
Nazali
Mal ve hizmet piyasalarındaki rekabetin korunması, düzenlenmesi ve geliştirilmesi için kamu kuruluşları arasında önemli bir yere sahip olan Rekabet Kurumu, Türkiye'nin yurt dışındaki...
BASEAK
We previously mentioned that certain changes were foreseen in relation to the Guidelines on Vertical Agreements and that Draft Guidelines on Vertical Agreements (Draft Guidelines) was prepared in relation to the changes foreseen
ACTECON
Upon the application made by an anonymous party to the TCA on October 21, 2017, the TCA has initiated a preliminary investigation in order to determine whether Article 4 of the Law on the Protection of the Competition is violated ...
ACTECON
In Turkey, the Leniency Regulation is in force since the beginning of 2009 and yet the number of leniency applications had always been very low, especially when compared to Europe and the Far East countries.
ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law
The Authority published the Board's reasoned decision (dated 22.08.2017 and numbered 17-27/454-195) on the preliminary investigation launched against BSH Ev Aletleri Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. ("BSH"), a subsidiary of BSH Hausgeräte GmbH operating in the market for durable consumer goods in Turkey
ACTECON
The Tenth Administrative Court of Ankara annuls the decision of the Turkish Competition Authority in a case regarding concerted practices between cement producers on the ground that the required standard of proof was not met (GOLTAS Cement).
ACTECON
The Turkish Competition Authority ("TCA"), in the framework of its market evaluation, includes every factor which could potentially influence the market structure.
ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law
The Authority has recently published the Board's reasoned decision in the Çekok Gıda case (dated 03.07.2017, and numbered 17-20/318-140) regarding its ex-officio preliminary investigation based on the allegations that eight undertakings had violated Articles 4 and 6 of the Law No. 4054 by (i) concluding agreements between the relevant undertakings and ..
ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law
The Turkish Competition Board's ("Board") reasoned decision (dated 13.07.2017 and numbered 17-22/352-157) regarding the request to access the case file submitted by Trakya Cam Sanayii A.Ş. ("Trakya Cam") has been published on the official website of the Turkish Competition Authority ("Authority").
Erdem & Erdem Law
Nevertheless, in spite of the Cooler Rule Decision, a decrease in the market shares of Tuborg continued.
ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law
On October 15, 2017, the Council of State ("Court") upheld the Turkish Competition Board's ("Board") 2014 decision on Türkiye Petrol Rafinerileri A.Ş. ("Tüpraş").
ACTECON
The TCA had found that six cement producers operating in the Aegean Region of Turkey entered into a concerted practice to allocate certain geographical regions amongst themselves...
Erdem & Erdem Law
The Competition Board ("Board"), in its decision dated 19.07.2017 and numbered 17-23/383-166[1] ("Decision"), examined the allegation that insurance companies operating in Turkey ...
Erdem & Erdem Law
A number of studies have been undertaken in order to revise the Guideline on Vertical Agreements ("Vertical Guideline") ...
ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law
The 15th Administrative Court of Ankara ("Court") has recently rendered a decision in which it annulled the Board's decision[2] not to initiate an investigation regarding the allegations that Maysan Mando Otomotiv Parçaları San. ve Tic. A.Ş. ("Maysan Mando") had distorted competition by way of (i) refusing to supply, and (ii) colluding with the competitors of Tok Oto Market ("Tok Oto") in order to exclude Tok Oto from the downstream market.
BASEAK
On January 6, 2018, the Turkish Competition Authority (TCA) published its annual Mergers and Acquisitions Status Report for 2017.
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Sahibinden has been subject of a preliminary inquiry in response to allegations of excessive pricing of corporate memberships for vehicle listings in 2014, but TCA ruled on February 19, 2015 that there was no cause to pursue formal inquiries against the company.
BASEAK
The Turkish competition watchdog, TCA, has put its signature under a milestone decision for the distribution practices of Anadolu Efes, the leading beer brand, holding the dominant position in Turkey.
ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law
The Turkish Competition Authority ("Authority") completed its work in progress on revising the Guidelines on Vertical Agreements ("Guidelines") that was issued based on the Block Exemption Communiqué on Vertical Agreements ("Communiqué No. 2002/2").
ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law
The Authority has recently published the Board's reasoned decision in the Çekok Gıda case (dated 03.07.2017, and numbered 17-20/318-140) regarding its ex-officio preliminary investigation based on the allegations that eight undertakings had violated Articles 4 and 6 of the Law No. 4054 by (i) concluding agreements between the relevant undertakings and ..
ACTECON
The Turkish Competition Authority ("TCA"), in the framework of its market evaluation, includes every factor which could potentially influence the market structure.
ACTECON
Upon the application made by an anonymous party to the TCA on October 21, 2017, the TCA has initiated a preliminary investigation in order to determine whether Article 4 of the Law on the Protection of the Competition is violated ...
ACTECON
In Turkey, the Leniency Regulation is in force since the beginning of 2009 and yet the number of leniency applications had always been very low, especially when compared to Europe and the Far East countries.
ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law
The Authority published the Board's reasoned decision (dated 22.08.2017 and numbered 17-27/454-195) on the preliminary investigation launched against BSH Ev Aletleri Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. ("BSH"), a subsidiary of BSH Hausgeräte GmbH operating in the market for durable consumer goods in Turkey
ACTECON
The Tenth Administrative Court of Ankara annuls the decision of the Turkish Competition Authority in a case regarding concerted practices between cement producers on the ground that the required standard of proof was not met (GOLTAS Cement).
ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law
The concept of excessive pricing has recently risen from the grave and once again became a hot topic of discussion within the competition law community, due to the various investigations initiated by the European Commission.
ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law
The Turkish Competition Board's ("Board") reasoned decision (dated 13.07.2017 and numbered 17-22/352-157) regarding the request to access the case file submitted by Trakya Cam Sanayii A.Ş. ("Trakya Cam") has been published on the official website of the Turkish Competition Authority ("Authority").
Erdem & Erdem Law
Nevertheless, in spite of the Cooler Rule Decision, a decrease in the market shares of Tuborg continued.
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