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Competition Authority Mergers and Acquisitions Overview Report for 2017 published 17.1.2018
As known, at the beginning of each year, Competition Authority publishes annual mergers and acquisitions overview report pertaining to the previous year. Being an important data set that guides investors’ decisions with respect to the course of the investment climate, this report contains data about mergers, acquisitions and privatizations examined by the Competition Authority in the previous year. “2017 Mergers and Acquisitions Overview Report” prepared within the framework of mergers and...
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Investigation concerning V.O.S.S. VARİNAK Onkoloji Sistemleri Satış ve Servis A.Ş. Initiated 15.1.2018
Competition Board concluded the preliminary inquiry conducted in response to the claim that V.O.S.S. VARİNAK Onkoloji Sistemleri Satış ve Servis A.Ş. has abused its dominant position in the markets for repair and maintenance of Varian brand linear accelerator devices and their ancillary equipment. After discussing the information, documents and findings acquired in the preliminary inquiry in its meeting of 21.12.2017, the Board concluded that the findings were significant and sufficient, and ...
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Investigation about Four Undertakings dealing with Ro-Ro Transport between Ambarlı Port and Bandırma Port Line and Cabotage Line Ro-Ro and Ferryboat Operators Association Initiated (25.12.2017) 27.12.2017
The Competition Board concluded the preliminary inquiry conducted in response to the application claiming that undertakings dealing with ro-ro transport between Ambarlı Port and Bandırma Port line violated article 4 of the Act No. 4054 by colluding and determining the prices charged from transporters. After discussing the information, documents and findings acquired in the preliminary inquiry in its meeting of 28.11.2017, the Board concluded that the findings were significant and sufficient, ...
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The Hearing Concerning the Investigation about Akdeniz Elektrik Dağıtım A.Ş., CK Akdeniz Elektrik Perakende Satış A.Ş. and Ak Den Enerji Dağıtım ve Perakende Satış Hizmetleri A.Ş. to be held on February 6, 2018 (22.12.2017) 27.12.2017
The investigation conducted in response to the applications claiming that Akdeniz Elektrik Dağıtım A.Ş., CK Akdeniz Elektrik Perakende Satış A.Ş. and Ak Den Enerji Dağıtım ve Perakende Satış Hizmetleri A.Ş. violated article 6 of the Act No. 4054 reached the hearing stage. The hearing will be held on February 6, 2018, at 2:00 pm. In accordance with the "Communiqué on Hearings Held before the Competition Board", complainants and third parties who wish to attend the meeting should apply to the C...
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Investigation about Maysan Mando Otomotiv Parçaları San. ve Tic. A.Ş. Initiated (19.12.2017) 27.12.2017
Depending on the decision of Ankara 15th Administrative Court, the Competition Board reevaluated the complaint that Maysan Mando Otomotiv Parçaları San. ve Tic. A.Ş. refused to provide goods to the complainant, tried to exclude the complainant out of the market by acting jointly with complainant’s competitors and thus restricted competition. The preliminary inquiry made previously due to the said complaint examined the practices in question and a decision numbered 16-05/107-48 was taken on 18...
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The Investigation concerning UCTEA Representative Office of Chamber of Mechanical Engineers in Burdur province and 15 Undertakings operating in the field of freelance mechanical engineering services concluded 15.12.2017
The investigation conducted to find whether freelance mechanical engineers operating in Burdur province violated article 4 of the Act no 4054 by creating a pool and sharing income was concluded. As a result of the discussion of the file on 14.12.2017, the Competition Board decided that the following undertakings violated article 4 of the Act no 4054 by means of price fixing and sharing income through creating a pool; thus the said undertakings shall be imposed administrative fines according t...
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Investigation concerning Trakya Cam Sanayii A.Ş. concluded 14.12.2017
The investigation which was conducted to determine whether Trakya Cam Sanayii A.Ş. violated articles 4 and 6 of the Act no 4054 was concluded. As a result of the discussion of the contents of the file on 14.12.2017, the Competition Board decided that Trakya Cam Sanayii A.Ş. violated articles 4 and 6 of the Act no 4054; thus the said undertaking shall be imposed administrative fines according to article 16 of the same Act. Click here for the text of the pronouncement (in Turkish) dated 14.1...
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Communiqué on the Increase of the Lower Threshold for Administrative Fines Specified in Paragraph 1, Article 16 of the Act No 4054 on the Protection of Competition, to be Valid until 31/12/2018 5.12.2017
Communiqué on the Increase of the Lower Threshold for Administrative Fines Specified in Paragraph 1, Article 16 of the Act No 4054 on the Protection of Competition, to be Valid until 31/12/2018 (Communiqué No: 2018/1) ...
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Investigation on 13 Banks Operating in the Field of Corporate Loans Concluded 29.11.2017
The investigation conducted in order to determine whether banks providing loans to corporate customers in Turkey violated article 4 of the Act no 4054 by exchanging competitively sensitive information for current loan agreements, including information related to credit terms such as interest rates and credit periods, as well as information related to other financial transactions. As a result of the discussion of the file by the Competition Board on 28.11.2017, the following decisions were tak...
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Investigation on 13 Banks Operating in the Field of Corporate Loans Concluded 29.11.2017
The investigation conducted in order to determine whether banks providing loans to corporate customers in Turkey violated article 4 of the Act no 4054 by exchanging competitively sensitive information for current loan agreements, including information related to credit terms such as interest rates and credit periods, as well as information related to other financial transactions. As a result of the discussion of the file by the Competition Board on 28.11.2017, the following decisions were tak...
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