Mumcu, Ayşe and Zenginobuz, Unal (2001): Competition Policy in Turkey. Published in: Conference Proceedings, ERF Eighth Annual Conference, Cairo, Egypt (January 2002)
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We review the enforcement of competition policy and the activities of Turkish Competition Authority during 1997-2000. Descriptive statistics are provided on the caseload handled, such as types of anti-competitive behavior investigated, breakdown of investigations by industry, violations found, and penalties imposed. Competition Authority has been stretched in terms of manpower as it has faced a flood of applications in addition to having to develop the necessary secondary legislation. The most salient cases handled concerned infringement of competition, while a rather lenient position was taken in authorizing mergers and acquisitions. The silence of the Turkish Competition Law regarding public undertakings is a potential source of problem for aligning competition policies with those of EU.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Competition Policy in Turkey|
|Keywords:||competition policy; competition authority; Turkey|
|Subjects:||L - Industrial Organization > L4 - Antitrust Issues and Policies > L44 - Antitrust Policy and Public Enterprise, Nonprofit Institutions, and Professional Organizations
L - Industrial Organization > L4 - Antitrust Issues and Policies > L40 - General
K - Law and Economics > K2 - Regulation and Business Law > K21 - Antitrust Law
|Depositing User:||Unal Zenginobuz|
|Date Deposited:||07. Oct 2006|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 10:42|
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