Main Services

Please find below a short description of the services that our office provides.

Please follow the below link for our brief explanations on the Turkish competition rules, legal framework,  activities of the Turkish Competition Authority:

A Brief Explanation on the Turkish Competition Law

Mergers and Acquisitions

Merger and Acquisition Notifications

Doğan Law provides full-fledged support for competition law aspects of transactions. In this regard, we can identify below steps:

  • Legal support in determining notification and approval requirement before the Turkish Competition Authority
  • Preparation of notification forms in cooperation with the parties to a transaction
  • Representation before the Turkish Competition Authority
  • Following up developments regarding filings
  • Legal support in preparation of commitments (if required), meetings and negotiations with the Authority

Due Diligence Regarding Mergers and Acquisitions

Doğan Law supports its clients during DD processes from the competition law perspective:

  • Legal support in examining a target’s activities from the competition law perspective, risk analysis and reporting
  • Legal support in preparation of merger and acquisition notifications

Defences Before the Competition Authority

Doğan Law provides its full support to ensure that our clients fully benefit from their defense rights before the Competition Authority:

  • Representation during dawn raids
  • Preparation of responses to the Competition Authority’s official information requests
  • Preparation of written and oral defences within the scope of investigations
  • Preparation of applications to superior authorities against the Board decisions
  • Legal support within the scope of any legal proceeding conducted by the Competition Authority

Competition Compliance

  • Preparation and provision of client-specific trainings
  • Performing mock-up audits, measuring competition compliance risks, reporting to management
  • Continuous competition compliance monitoring and controlling within companies in cooperation with management

Complaints Before the Authority

  • Legal advice relating to anti-competitive behavior of third parties
  • Preparation of complaints to be filed to the Competition Authority in cooperation with clients (in full confidentiality, if requested)

Negative Clearance and Individual Exemption Applications

  • Legal advice on compliance with the competition rules regarding an act or agreement
  • Preparation of negative clearance and individual exemption applications to be filed to the Competition Authority to ensure legal safety on a base-by-case basis

Lawsuits Against Competition Board Decisions

Doğan Law supports its clients in appealing Board decisions.

Legal advice on Competition Law Matters

Doğan Law is ready to provide legal support on any competition law matter.

  • Case-specific legal advice
  • Retainer services on daily questions on competition matters
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