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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
In Turkey, the authority to initiate dumping or subsidy examinations, upon complaint or, where necessary, ex officio, is given to the Ministry of Economy.
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 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 ..
BASEAK
On November 16, 2017, the Administrative Court of Ankara took a decision which will set a crucially important precedent by accepting our claims with regards to recognition of attorney-client privilege ...
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").
Moroğlu Arseven
The goods prohibited from being imported to Turkey remain unchanged in the latest announcement, along with the products which are excluded from the Ministry's area of activity.
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 Resolution of the Council of Ministers dated 22.11.2017 and numbered 2017/11048 on the Ratification of the Cooperation Memorandum of Understanding in the Field of Residence ...
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ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law
The Law on the Amendment of Certain Laws for the Improvement of the Investment Environment No. 7099 was published in the Official Gazette last month and introduced significant amendments to various laws..
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
ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law
In Turkey, the authority to initiate dumping or subsidy examinations, upon complaint or, where necessary, ex officio, is given to the Ministry of Economy.
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 ..
ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law
Turkey recently enacted an amendment to the Turkish radio and television legislation that will regulate radio, television and on-demand broadcasts provided through internet and have these services...
ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law
Minority shareholders of joint-stock companies ("JSC") are granted various favorable rights under the Turkish Commercial Code No. 6102 ("TCC") in order to protect them against majority shareholders.
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