Department profile submitted by ELIG Attorneys at Law
ELIG delivers the top competition practice in Turkey with 45 competition law specialists. ELIG has 4 partners and two counsel in the practice, led by Mr Gönenç Gürkaynak, the managing partner.
In addition to unparalleled experience in merger control issues, ELIG 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 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 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 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.