Department profile submitted by ELIG Attorneys at Law
ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law delivers the top competition practice in Turkey with 45 competition law specialists. The firm has four partners and three counsel in the practice, with the team led by Mr Gönenç Gürkaynak, ELIG Gürkaynak's founding partner.
In addition to unparalleled experience in merger control issues, ELIG Gürkaynak has vast experience in defending companies before the Turkish Competition Board in all phases of antitrust investigations, abuse of dominant position cases, leniency handlings and before the courts on issues of private enforcement of competition law, along with appeals of administrative decisions of the Turkish Competition Authority.
ELIG Gürkaynak has in-depth knowledge of representing defendants and complainants in complex antitrust investigations concerning all forms of abuse of dominant position allegations, and all forms of restrictive horizontal and/or vertical arrangements, including price-fixing, retail price maintenance, refusal to supply, territorial restrictions and concerted practice allegations.
ELIG Gürkaynak also has considerable expertise in administrative law, and is well equipped to represent clients before the High State Court, both on merits of a case and for injunctive relief. ELIG Gürkaynak also advises clients on a wide range of business transactions that almost always contain antitrust law issues including distributorship, licensing, franchising and toll manufacturing issues.