Region: Turkey

Turkey appoints board members

Turkey’s Competition Authority has appointed a chair and vice chair to its competition board, ending a lack of quorum that has been ongoing since June.

05 November 2019

Turkey probes Unilever exclusivity agreements

Turkey’s Competition Authority is investigating Unilever for allegedly entering into exclusivity arrangements to prevent its distributors from selling competing ice cream products.

20 August 2019

Turkey probes Roche/Novartis

Turkey’s Competition Authority has launched an investigation into drugmakers Roche and Novartis over the use of eye treatment drug Lucentis – which appears similar to an Italian case against the same companies.

05 July 2019

Turkey fines roll-on roll-off shipping cartels

Turkey’s Competition Authority has imposed €1.1 million in fines on five roll-on roll-off shipping companies for illegally coordinating prices.

23 April 2019

Turkey launches another Google abuse probe

Turkey’s competition authority is formally investigating Google for allegedly abusing its dominance in the global search engine market by favouring its own local search services in a way that excludes its competitors.

13 March 2019

Google Ads probed in Turkey

Turkey’s competition authority is investigating whether Google used its online advertising software to manipulate search algorithms and hamper its competitors’ efforts in the online search market.

08 January 2019

European firms appoint new antitrust partners

Law firms in Germany and Turkey have boosted their competition practices by electing counsel to become partners in the new year.

21 December 2018

Turkey

30 October 2018

Turkey issues landmark excessive pricing fine on an online platform

In a first-of-its-kind decision, Turkey’s competition enforcer has fined an online platform for abusing its dominant position in the market for the rental and sale of real estate and vehicles by charging excessive prices.

04 October 2018

Google hit by Android fine in Turkey

Turkey’s competition authority has fined Google 93 million Turkish lira (€12.6 million) for allegedly abusing its dominant position in the market for licensable mobile operating systems by insisting that mobile device makers pre-install its search app and other software.

21 September 2018

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