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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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The final examination about the Acquisition by UN Ro-Ro İşletmeleri A.Ş. of all of the shares of Ulusoy Deniz Taşımacılığı A.Ş., Ulusoy Gemi İşletmeleri A.Ş., Ulusoy Ro-Ro İşletmeleri A.Ş., Ulusoy Ro-Ro Yatırımları A.Ş., Ulusoy Gemi Acenteliği A.Ş., Ulusoy Lojistik Taşımacılık ve Konteyner Hizmetleri A.Ş. and Ulusoy Çeşme Liman İşletmesi A.Ş. Concluded. 10.11.2017
The final examination conducted according to the Board decision dated 23.03.2017 and numbered 17-11/133-M about the acquisition by UN Ro-Ro İşletmeleri A.Ş. of all of the shares of Ulusoy Deniz Taşımacılığı A.Ş., Ulusoy Gemi İşletmeleri A.Ş., Ulusoy Ro-Ro İşletmeleri A.Ş., Ulusoy Ro-Ro Yatırımları A.Ş., Ulusoy Gemi Acenteliği A.Ş., Ulusoy Lojistik Taşımacılık ve Konteyner Hizmetleri A.Ş. and Ulusoy Çeşme Liman İşletmesi A.Ş. was concluded. As a result of the final examination, the Competition...
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The Application concerning the Merger between Luxottica Group S.p.A. and Essilor International S.A. taken under Final Examination 8.11.2017
The application concerning the merger between Luxottica Group S.p.A. and Essilor International S.A. was taken under final examination according to the decision of the Competition Board dated 10.10.2017 and numbered 17-31/523-M. As it is known, the Competition Board is in charge of monitoring mergers and/or acquisitions which would result in significant lessening of competition in markets according to article 7 of the Act no 4054 on the Protection of Competition. Within the scope of article 10...
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Panel on the Evaluation of Big Data, Protection of Personal Data and Data Sharing in Insurance Sector from the Point of Regulation and Competition Law 7.11.2017
Panel on the Evaluation of Big Data, Protection of Personal Data and Data Sharing in Insurance Sector from the Point of Regulation and Competition Law will be held on November 22, 2017 Wednesday in Raffles Hotel, Istanbul with the participation of Turkish Competition Authority, Undersecretariat of Treasury, Personal Data Protection Authority, Insurance Association of Turkey as well as sector shareholders and high-level managers. Detailed information about the agenda will be announced later. ...
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Hearing for the Investigation concerning Trakya Cam Sanayii A.Ş to be Held on November 30, 2017 27.10.2017
The investigation conducted to determine whether Trakya Cam Sanayii A.Ş. violated articles 4 and 6 of the Act no 4054 reached the hearing stage. The hearing will be held on Thursday, November 30, 2017, at 2:30 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 Competition Authority together with a petition including the information and documents which establish their inte...
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Investigation concerning Mey İçki Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. Concluded 27.10.2017
The investigation conducted to determine whether Mey İçki Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. abused its dominant position by means of complicating its competitors’ activities in vodka and gin markets was concluded.  As a result of the discussion of the file by the Competition Board on 25.10.2017, it was decided that Mey İçki Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş.’s behavior in gin and vodka markets violated article 6 of the Act no 4054. However, taking into account the facts that Mey İçki Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş.’s practi...
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The Hearing for the Investigation concerning UCTEA Representative Office of Chamber of Mechanical Engineers and 15 Undertakings operating in the field of Freelance Mechanical Engineering Services in the province of Burdur to be held on November 29, 2017 27.10.2017
The investigation conducted in order to determine whether the following undertakings operating in the province of Burdur violated article 4 of the Act no 4054 reached the hearing stage: UCTEA Representative Office of Chamber of Mechanical Engineers in Burdur, ISITAŞ Müh. İnş. Tarım Hayv. Metal San. Turz. İth. İhrc. San. ve Tic. Ltd. Şti., Osman Kısaoğlu, Dolunay İnşaat Telekomünikasyon Mühendislik Hizmetleri ve Gıda Sanayi Ticaret A.Ş., Samanyolu Isı Enerji Doğalgaz Müh. San ve Ti...
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Investigation Concerning İstanbul Elektronik Haberleşme Ve Altyapı Hizmetleri San. Ve Tic. A.Ş. Initiated 27.10.2017
After discussing the information and documents acquired and the evaluations made in the preliminary inquiry conducted in response to an application filed to the Competition Authority, in its meeting of 27.09.2017, the Board concluded that the findings were significant and sufficient, and took the decision no 17-30/489-M to initiate an investigation about İstanbul Elektronik Haberleşme Ve Altyapı Hizmetleri San. Ve Tic. A.Ş. to determine whether the said undertaking violated the Act no 4054 by me...
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Investigation initiated about Sahibinden Bilgi Teknolojileri Paz. ve Tic. A.Ş. 13.10.2017
The Competition Board concluded the preliminary inquiry made in response to the claim that Sahibinden Bilgi Teknolojileri Paz. ve Tic. A.Ş. abuses its dominant position in the market for online automobile ads. After discussing the information, documents and findings acquired in the preliminary inquiry in its meeting of 27.09.2017, the Board concluded that the findings were significant and sufficient, and took the decision no 17-30/488-M to initiate an investigation about Sahibinden Bilgi Tekn...
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COMPETITION SUMMIT ON THE OCCASION OF TURKISH COMPETITION AUTHORITY’S 20th ANNIVERSARY 11.10.2017
Since its establishment in 1997, Turkish Competition Authority has been performing the tasks assigned by the Act no 4054 on the Protection of Competition for establishing and promoting the competition process in order to ensure economic efficiency in markets for goods and services and to maximize social welfare. Today, we are proud of our influential status in national and international arena that we have achieved thanks to our activities we have carried out decisively. We are celebrating our...
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