Competition Board concluded the preliminary inquiry conducted in response to an application claiming that ADM Elektrik Dağıtım A.Ş., Aydem Elektrik Perakende Satış A.Ş., GDZ Elektrik Dağıtım A.Ş. and Gediz Elektrik Perakende Satış A.Ş. obstructed the opreations of independent suppliers via various conduct and behavior, prevented customers from exercising their right to choose suppliers, and thereby violated the Act no 4054.
After discussing the information and documents gathered and observations made during the preliminary inquiry in its meeting of 16.02.2017, Competition Board decided that the findings were significant and sufficient and took the decision no 17-07/69-M launching an investigation on
• ADM Elektrik Dağıtım A.Ş.,
• Aydem Elektrik Perakende Satış A.Ş.,
• GDZ Elektrik Dağıtım A.Ş.,
• GDZ Enerji Yatırımları A.Ş.,
• Bereket Enerji Grubu A.Ş., and
• Gediz Elektrik Perakende Satış A.Ş.
in order to determine whether article 6 of the Act was violated.
As known, Article 6 of the Act no 4054 prohibits abuses of dominant position.
*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. These declarations, which are made within the framework of informing the public on Competition Board decisions, cannot be interpreted to mean the undertakings or associations of undertakings under investigation have violated the Act no 4054 and that they have faced or will face sanctions under the Act.