TURKEY AMENDS MERGER CONTROL COMMUNIQUE

INTRODUCTION The Turkish Competition Authority (the “TCA“) amended the Communiqué governing the Turkish merger control implementation (Communiqué No. 2010/4 on Mergers and Acquisitions Requiring the Approval of the Competition Board (“Communiqué“)) on February 24, 2017. While there is no change to the currently applicable notification thresholds, the amendments concern the regime for successive transactions as well as for the change of control through stock exchange operations. We provide below, a brief summary on the relevant amendments as well as the expected implications. BACKGROUND INFO / AMENDMENTS ON THE MERGER CONTROL REGIME The TCA reviews the merger control thresholds every two years … Okumaya devam et TURKEY AMENDS MERGER CONTROL COMMUNIQUE

TURKISH COMPETITION AUTHORITY FINES TURKEY’S DOMINANT ALCOHOLIC DRINK PRODUCER FOR ABUSE

Introduction The Turkish Competition Authority (“TCA“) has recently adopted a landmark decision in relation to Turkish traditional alcoholic beverages market (rakı). This decision is important from several perspectives; the fine calculation percentage is higher than it usually is for the relevant type of infringement, it ranks the fourth largest fine imposed to a company under one single investigation, and it lists in detail, a number of actions that the dominant company needs to undertake and refrain from. The decision additionally demonstrates an increased scrutiny from the TCA’s side to the competition issues in relation to abuse of dominance cases in … Okumaya devam et TURKISH COMPETITION AUTHORITY FINES TURKEY’S DOMINANT ALCOHOLIC DRINK PRODUCER FOR ABUSE

Her Yönüyle İnovasyon Etkinliği’ne Davetlisiniz

İnovasyonu Her Yönüyle Anlatmak Boğaziçi Üniversitesi İnovasyon ve Rekabet Odaklı Kalkınma Merkezi, ACTECON ve Ashoka ortaklığı ile… İnovasyon konusunda düşünce üretebilecek çok değerli insanlara ulaştık. Konsept olarak da inovatif bir etkinlik tasarladık ve bir konuşma maratonu düzenledik. Her konuşmacı 15 dakika içerisinde bizlere uzmanlığı çerçevesinde inovasyon kavramını anlatacak, bizleri cesaretlendirecek, heyecanlandıracak ve ilham kaynağı olacak. Gün batarken etkinliğimiz, Ashoka Gala Toplantısı’na ev sahipliği yapacak… 27 Ekim 2016 tarihinde düzenleyeceğimiz “Her Yönüyle İnovasyon – Marathon Talk Series” etkinliğinde buluşmak dileğiyle… KAYIT İÇİN http://innovationcenter.boun.edu.tr/  Yer: Boğaziçi Üniversitesi Güney Kampüs BTS E-mail: innovation@boun.edu.tr Tel: 0212 359 4778   Okumaya devam et Her Yönüyle İnovasyon Etkinliği’ne Davetlisiniz