Resale Price Maintenance: Sony Is Under Investigation

On 28 September2017 the TCA launched an investigation into SONY Eurasia Pazarlama A.Ş. (Sony), suspected of violating Article 4 (anticompetitive agreements) of the Turkish Competition Law by way of resale price maintenance practices. The TCA concluded its preliminary inquiry conducted in response to the claim that Sony violated Article 4 of the Turkish Competition Law…

More Investigations & Fines from The Turkish Competition Authority

Electricity Companies Are Under Investigation In Turkey: Alleged Abuse Of Dominance The Turkish Competition Authority (“TCA”) is examining whether business practices of Toroslar Elektrik Dağıtım A.Ş. and Enerjisa Toroslar Elektrik Perakende Satış A.Ş. forecloses operations of independent providers and prevent the exercise of consumers’ right to choose their own providers. The TCA assesses the commercial…

Turkish Competition Authority’s Fining Natural Persons

Introduction Personal liability rules for the competition law violations and accordingly, the tracking systems to ensure that the damages caused are covered/compensated by the violating person from his/her own resources, have been under the increasing scrutiny of the competition authorities all around the world and even despite the discrepancies, some of the EU member states…