The Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies 2012

Turkey

Law No. 4054 on Protection of Competition (Competition Law), 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.