Competition

Gokkilic is well accomplished in serving clients with regard to the full spectrum of competition law issues. As of date of inception of the Turkish Competition Authority in 1994, Gokkilic has put substantive effort to keep its lawyers and clients updated on this challenging field, with an awareness of significance of Competition Law in the business world.

From conducting filing proceedings for negative clearance and exemptions in M&A transaction, joint ventures, vertical and horizontal agreements and ancillary restraints to defending clients in investigation and dawn-raids of the Turkish Competition Authority, abuse of dominant position, anti-trust and predatory pricing issues, Gokkilic provides clients with seamless protection.

Gokkilic also effectively collaborates with prominent international law firms in conducting required filings before the Turkish Competition Authority regarding M&A transactions involving multiple jurisdictions.

  • Representation of a prominent pharmaceutical company among the first ten in Turkey, in an investigation by the Turkish Competition Authority.
  • Advising an international telecommunications company regarding anti-trust issues in connection with its participation in the privatization of Turk Telecom.