Competition Law

KILIÇ HUKUK assists our clients on all areas of antitrust and competition law enforcement and litigation: including private damages, commercial disputes and judicial reviews; cartels; compliance and counselling; merger control; public procurement and competitive tendering; sector regulation, abuse of dominance/monopolization and market investigations; and state aid.

Our antitrust/competition law practice covers in particular;

Merger Control

We have broad experience in advising our client in mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures regarding notification process of the Turkish Competition Authority.We have been counseling clients involved in mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures about Turkish notification requirements.

General Counseling

We provide antitrust counseling in almost every sector and range of businesses according to client’s needs. We assist our clients on business transactions including licensing, franchising, distributorship etc. in accordance with antitrust law aspects on a day-to-day basis

Investigations / Litigation

Our firm has solid background on defending corporations before the Turkish Competition Board in all stages of the board’s investigation. Our practice involves very complicated antitrust matters concerning all forms of allegations including an abuse of dominant position, restrictive horizontal and vertical arrangements, resale price maintenance, price-fixing, territorial restrictions and refusal to supply.

KILIÇ HUKUK has also extensive litigation experience against Turkish Competition Board in courts and the Council of State, as well as in civil courts on compensation claims arising from antitrust allegations.

Compliance Programs

Our work contains the arrangement of compliance programs and educational seminars in antitrust/ competition law matters in order to increase antitrust awareness of executives and employees of our clients.