CLAIMING DAMAGES FOR A DELAY IN DECIDING ANTITRUST CASES – SUCCESSFUL!

On 7 of June 2017 the General Court of the EU ordered the EU to pay a glass company Guardian Europe approx. USD 730 000 in damages for a delay in deciding on the antitrust case against the company. The ruling also clarifies what an appropriate length of time for dealing with cases concerning the […]

AUTOMOTIVE SECTOR: €27 MILLION FINE IN A CAR LIGHTNING SYSTEMS CARTEL SETTLEMENT IN THE EU

On 21 June 2017 the European Commission sanctioned car lightning system producers a total of EUR 26 744 000 for participating in a cartel. One of the cartel participants was fully immune from fines due to leniency application. All cartel participants admitted their fault and agreed to settle as a result of which their fine […]

Mayıs 26

“Portakal”ın Suyu Sıkılacak mı?

Gülce Korkmaz, özel hukuk tazminat davalarına dair bir gelişmeden bahsediyor.

Mayıs 26

TEİAŞ Rüzgar Enerjisi Santrallerine İlişkin Yarışma Takvimini Belirledi

Rüzgar enerjisine dayalı üretim tesislerine ilişkin olarak başvuruları 24-30 Nisan 2015 tarihlerinde alınan toplam 710 MW’lık kapasite için yarışma tarihleri TEİAŞ tarafından belirlendi. TEİAŞ’ın duyurusuna göre yarışma, 21-23.06.2017 tarihlerinde Holiday Inn Ankara Çukurambar Oteli’nde gerçekleşecek. Yarışmaya katılmak isteyen tüzel kişiler tekliflerini, duyuru ile belirlenen esaslara göre hazırlanmış kapalı zarflar içerisinde her bölge için belirlenen tarihte […]

Mayıs 25

Yurtdışına satış (ihracat) yasaklarına dair önemli bir karar

İhracat yasaklarına dair Kurul kararı iptal edildi.

WARNİNG FOR BUSİNESS: PROVİDİNG INACCURATE İNFORMATİON TO COMPETİTİON AUTHORİTY MAY BE COSTLY

The recent USD 122 million fine imposed on 18 May 2017 by the European Commission on Facebook for providing inaccurate information about WhatsApp 2014 acquisition serves as a loud reminder for business that non-compliance with any aspect of competition/merger rules – including obligation to provide information – may be rather costly. Background In its notification […]

MAİN COMPETİTİON CONCERNS İN E-COMMERCE SECTOR: HİGHLİGHTS OF THE EC’s FİNAL REPORT

Following a year of e-commerce sector inquiry, on 10 May 2017 the European Commission published its Final report on the e-commerce sector inquiry (“Report”) outlining prevailing market trends and competition concerns linked to e-commerce, ultimately identifying priorities for enforcing the competition rules. Companies that are active in the e-commerce sector may wish to pay a […]