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The new legislation on Merger Control has come into force since 01.01.2011

The new Communiqué on the Mergers and Acquisitons (Communiqué Concerning the Mergers and Acquisitions Calling for the Authorization of the Competition Board2010/4) was enacted by the Turkish Competition Authority on 07.10.2010. The new legislation drastically altered thresholds and adopted financial threshold system. From now on, it is highly likely that there will be fewer notifications […]

The 2011 Spring Term Program for Competition Law Seminar Course.

The seminar course aims to bring intellectuals, students, academics, public officials and professionals to discuss recent developments in the area competition law. This year, the program includes, among other things, theoretical topics such as economic analysis of concerted practices, evidence and proof in competition law, concerted refusal to supply and case studies of recent infringement […]

Panel: New Era in the Control of Concentrations: The new Communiqué on the Mergers and Acquisitons numbered 2010/4

  With the support of the Turkish Competition Authority, the Center for Competition Law and Policy and the Competition Association of Turkey co-organized a Panel on the new Concentration regime. The Panel, which will take place at the Istanbul Bilgi University Dolapdere campus on March 4 2011, aims to explain and clarify the novelties of […]

Private Enforcement of Turkish Competition Law: Problems and Suggestions for Solutions

The conference titled “Private Enforcement of Turkish Competition Law: Problems and Suggestions for Solutions,” was held in cooperation with the Competition Authority, Competition Journal and İstanbul Bilgi University Competition Law and Policy Research Center on June 17, 2011 at Istanbul Bilgi University. Particular problems hindering private enforcement such as damage calculation, standard of proof, limitation period for follow on suits, […]

Competition Law Seminars

Since 2006-2007 academic term, the LL.M. program on Business Law has been conducting competition law seminars (Competition Law in Practice). These seminars are open to public and graduate students, academics and professionals from various institutions present pre-selected topics on competition law followed by a discussion with students and other participants. Competitin Law Seminars will commence […]

The Book of the Conference Titled “Abuse of Dominant Position: Problems and Solutions” Has Been Published

The book titled “Abuse of Dominant Position: Problems and Solutions”, which was edited by Assist. Prof. Dr. Kerem Cem Sanlı, has been published by XII Levha Publications. The book consists of the papers presented in the Conference held in June 2010, in cooperation with İstanbul Bilgi University Competition Law and Policy Research Center and the […]

Panel: Contributions of the Competition Authority to the Turkish Economy Over the Past 15 Years

The panel on “Contributions of the Competition Authority to the Turkish Economy Over the Past 15 Years” organized by the Competition Association and hosted by the Competition Law and Policy Research Center of Istanbul Bilgi University to mark the 15th anniversary of the establishment of the Competition Authority will take place on 29 March 2012 […]

The New Phase in the Control of Concentrations: Reflections on the Application of the Communiqué No. 2010/4 and Guidelines

The conference on “The New Phase in the Control of Concentrations: Reflections on the Application of the Communiqué No. 2010/4 and Guidelines” will take place on 11 October 2012 Thursday, between 13:30-17:30 in the “Odakule Meclis” Salon at İstanbul Chamber of Industry. Participation is free. For detailed information, click here.