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Brain freeze to the ice cream manufacturer: The Board penalised Unilever because of its practices in the ice cream sector

August 2021 – In 2019, the Turkish Competition Board (“Board”) initiated a full-fledged investigation into the practices of Unilever San. ve Tic. Türk A.Ş. (“Unilever”) regarding the sale of competing ice cream products at final sales outlets.[1] ...

Two-minute recap of recent developments in Turkish competition law – July 2021 

August 2021 – In July 2021, the Turkish Competition Board (the “Board”) approved 33 merger control filings and published 20 reasoned decisions. Another important development is that the Regulation on Settlement Procedure for Investigations on Anticompetitive ...

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

August 2021 – In July 2021, the Turkish Personal Data Protection Board (the “Board”) published nine decisions and announced five data breach notifications. The Board was clearly focused on data breaches in July, as all its decisions last month relate ...

Rekabet Kurumu’nun 2020 Ocak’tan bu yana faaliyetleri

Ağustos 2021 – Rekabet Kurumunun resmi internet sitesine göre, 2020 yılının başından bugüne kadar Kurul 2020 yılında sonuçlanan 30 soruşturmada toplamda yaklaşık 3.5 milyar TL idari para cezasının uygulanmasına karar vermiş, 16 yeni ...

Enforcement by Turkish Competition Authority in Competition and Cartels in Turkey

August 2021 – Since January 2020, Turkish Competition Authority has handed down 30 final decisions n competition and cartels. It also opened 16 investigations and 3 sector inquiries. After an examination of the decisions handed down by Turkish Competition ...

New Medical Devices Regulation in Turkey 

July 2021 – The Turkish Medicine and Medical Devices Authority (“TITCK”) recently issued a new Medical Devices Regulation (the “New Regulation”) revising the main framework governing the safety, marketing and clinical studies of medical devices. ...

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 ...