The Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies 2009

Turkey

The Law on Protection of Competition No. 4054 (LPC), which entered into force on 13 December 1994, is designed to prevent agreements, decisions and practices that have as their purpose or effect the prevention, restriction or distortion of competition in the markets for goods or services within Turkey; the abuse of dominance by undertakings dominant in a relevant market; and concentrations creating or strengthening a dominant position and significantly lessening the competition in the whole territory of Turkey or a part thereof.