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 18.02.2016 to reject the complaint and not to initiate and investigation. However, the Board decision in question was annulled by the decision of Ankara 15th Administrative Court dated 25.10.2017 and numbered 2016/3742 E. and 2017/2794 K.
After discussing the information and documents in the file and considering the issues laid down in the relevant court decision in its meeting of 28.11.2017, the Board took the decision no. 17-39/630-M to initiate an investigation about Maysan Mando Otomotiv Parçaları San. ve Tic. A.Ş., according to article 41 of the Act No. 4054, to determine whether the said undertaking violated the same Act.
*Investigation decisions taken by the Competition Board are announced to the public following the notification of the decision to the undertakings or associations of undertakings under investigation. Those announcements, which are made within the framework of informing the public about the decisions of the Competition Board, cannot be interpreted to mean that the undertakings or associations of undertakings under investigation have violated the Act no 4054, or they are or will be subject to penal sanctions under the Act.