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By Ertuğrul Can Canbolat LL.M., Baran Can Yildirim, LL.M.
As per the Law No. 4054 on the Protection of Competition, the Turkish Competition Authority has the right to realize on-the-spot inspections (i.e. raids) in exercising its duties including, among others, ...
By Barış Yüksel LL.M.
On June 25, 2018, the US Supreme Court rendered its final decision with respect to the claims that American Express violated Article 1 of the Sherman Act via anti-steering provisions in its agreements with merchants.
By Barış Yüksel LL.M., Cansi Catak, Gökçe Kuranel
Taking Turkey's 20-year history of the competition law practice into account, 2018 made history with the developments in administrative judicial review of the Turkish Competition Authority's decisions.
By Ayberk Kurt
. It is interesting to note that the preliminary inquiry was initiated based upon a document which was obtained by the TCA during the on-spot inspection within the scope of another preliminary inquiry...
By Barış Yüksel LL.M., Özlem Başıböyük
In 2014 the TCA had granted a conditional clearance to acquisition of Dosu Maya by Özmaya which reduced the number of players in the yeast market and this decision was annulled by the decision of Ankara 8th Administrative Court .
By Fevzi Toksoy
REKABET kurallarının Türkiye'de çok farklı kesimler tarafından bilinmesi gerekmektedir. Ancak, ikinci bir yirmi yılı tartışacaksak, Rekabet Kurumu'nun yeni yol haritasını oluşturması kaçınılmazdır.
By Barış Yüksel LL.M., Gökçe Kuranel
The Internet is a functional and effective tool for conducting sales so that the prominence of online sales is increasing day by day.
By Ertuğrul Can Canbolat LL.M., Baran Can Yildirim, LL.M., Sinan Lahur
In recent years, the USA has been pursuing a very protectionist approach against imports and accordingly, it has initiated safeguard investigations and imposed very high measures (e.g. steel product).
By Ayberk Kurt, Mehmet Salan
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 ...
By Barış Yüksel LL.M., Mustafa Ayna, Gökçe Kuranel
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.
By Bahadir Balki, LL.M.
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).
By Mustafa Ayna, Hasan Güden
The Turkish Competition Authority ("TCA"), in the framework of its market evaluation, includes every factor which could potentially influence the market structure.
By Bahadir Balki, LL.M., Barış Yüksel LL.M.
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...
By Barış Yüksel LL.M., Mustafa Ayna, Hasan Güden
The TCA has published its short decision concerning the first investigation ever conducted in the electricity sector and has imposed a total fine of TRY 38 million on Akdeniz Elektrik Dağıtım A.Ş...
By Ertuğrul Can Canbolat LL.M., Baran Can Yildirim, LL.M., Sinan Lahur
While European Union's data protection regulations date as far back as to 1995, Turkey recently announced the enactment of the Turkish Law on the Protection of Personal Data after a decade of legislative process.