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The Turkish Competition Board’s “Fertiliser” decision

July 2021 – In 2018 the Turkish Competition Board (the “Board”) issued a decision (11 October 2018, numbered 18-38/619-M) that launched an ex officio preliminary investigation to examine price increases in the fertiliser sector, to determine whether ...

Rekabet Kurulu’nun 20-51/718-317 Sayılı ve 26.11.2020 tarihli Gübre Kararı Hakkında Bilgi Notu

Temmuz 2021 – Rekabet Kurulu, Gübre sektöründe faaliyet gösteren teşebbüslerin 4054 sayılı Kanun’un 4. maddesini ihlal edip etmediklerini tespit edebilmek adına, 11.10.2018 tarih ve 18-38/619-M sayılı kararı ile gübre sektöründeki fiyat ...

Dijital Platformlar: Rekabet Kurulunun “Sahibinden.com” Hakkındaki İki Ayrı Aşırı Fiyat Kararı 

Temmuz 2021 – Dijital platformlar gün geçtikçe daha da hayatımızın içine girmekte. Yemeğimizi bu platformlardan söylüyoruz, tatilde konaklayacağımız yeri ya da satın almak istediğimiz aracı bu platformlar aracılığıyla buluyoruz. ...

Turkish Competition Board’s Swinging Excessive Pricing Axe Did Not Hit Sahibinden.com This Time 

July 2021 – Digital platforms are becoming a larger part of our lives each day. We do increasingly more and diverse things on these platforms: we order food, choose our holiday destination, or shop for the car we want to buy. As such, digital ...

Two-minute recap of recent developments in Turkish Energy Law – June 2021

July 2021 – In June 2021 there were few significant regulative changes after months of extensive regulative action. June was nevertheless eventful; two electricity markets became operational and long-awaited wind-power tenders were announced by the ...

Two-minute recap of recent developments in Turkish Competition Law – June 2021

July 2021 – In June 2021, the Turkish Competition Board (the “Board”) approved 23 merger control filings. The Board also continues its efforts to determine the effects on competition of digital market platforms and announced that it will hold an ...

Two-minute recap of recent developments in Turkish Data Protection Law – June 2021

July 2021 – In June 2021, the Turkish Personal Data Protection Board (the “Board”) published in total three decisions and announced two data breach notifications. The Board also approved the letter of undertaking for cross-border data flows prepared ...

Turkish Data Protection Board re-evaluates Data Controllers’ Registry exemptions

June 2021 – On 25 June 2021, the Turkish Data Protection Board (the “Board”) announced its decision to narrow the exemption previously introduced for associations, foundations and unions concerning the obligation to register with the Data Controllers’ ...

Amendments to secondary legislation on Turkey’s petroleum and liquefied petroleum gas markets

June 2021 – The Turkish Energy Market Regulatory Authority (“EMRA”) has recently amended several pieces of secondary legislation related to Turkey’s petroleum and liquefied petroleum gas markets (the “Amendments”). In general, the aim ...

Recent regulatory developments in Turkey’s pharmaceutical sector  

June 2021 – In May 2021, the Turkish Medicine and Medical Devices Authority (“TITCK”) made two regulatory updates in the pharmaceutical sector in response to feedback from sector participants. On 6 May 2021, TITCK issued an announcement (the ...