Companies around the world face increased enforcement of antitrust and competition law, including merger control. Managing this challenge requires experienced antitrust lawyers who both understand the issues affecting your businesses and have the legal expertise to create innovative solutions that steer clear of antitrust and competition problems.
Dedicated BASEAK antitrust lawyers are available to represent in complex litigation, respond to governmental investigation or action, or advise on complying with merger laws and regulations.
We leverage our deep knowledge of competition law and the enforcement landscape. With our experience in precedent-setting decisions and transactions, and our familiarity with regulatory processes, we deliver critical insights to protect businesses. We provide legal advice on managing complex competition investigations, merger proceedings and litigation; we handle investigations by antitrust authorities; we ensure merger clearance for acquisitions and joint ventures; we help minimize risks of commercial arrangements facing legal challenge.
With our industry-focused practice on current competition and antitrust rules, whether they are assisting with the launch of global compliance programs or defending businesses against alleged violations of antitrust laws, our lawyers provide advice every step of the way. The following represents just a small part of our focus:
Competition and antitrust counselling and compliance
Competition and antitrust litigation
EU competition law
Merger control and review
May 10, 2019
December 1, 2016
BASEAK Competition, Public Policy and Regulation Team is aiming to examine competition law practice in 2018 divided into six sections: competition advocacy, merger control, unilateral conduct, cartels, vertical relations, and agency effectiveness. By doing so, we managed to cover all that is necessary to know about Turkish competition law practice in a versatile report. Read more
October 21, 2016
Following our numerous publications on competition law and economics, the Competition and Regulation Department of Balcıoğlu Selçuk Akman Keki Attorney Partnership herein sheds light on Rebate Systems, an area in which we specialize. Read more
The past year staged many developments in technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) in Turkey. Long-awaited personal data protection law was enacted and new regulations were adopted for the rapidly growing e-commerce market. In addition to those developments, a significant progress has been achieved through a transition to a new generation mobile communication technology, named as 4.5G. This transition has not only accelerated the data transmission speed but also increased the consolidation in the telecommunications market. In addition to these developments, positive signals have emerged in digital TV broadcasting market and in electronic payments sector. Read more
News and Events
Recent Press Releases
March 20, 2019
June 8, 2018
International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Turkey Chapter and Turkish Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges (TOBB) host event on digital economies and government role, which will be held in Istanbul on March 27, with the participation of BASEAK partner Şahin Ardıyok, BASEAK off-counsel Emin Köksal and Dentons Germany partner René Grafunder. Read more
June 5, 2018
Balcıoğlu Selçuk Akman Keki Attorney Partnership (“BASEAK”) won “Deal of the Year in Turkey” at the CEE Deal of the Year Awards, organized by legal media publisher CEE Legal Matters. The award was presented at a gala evening at Slovanský dům in Prague on June 6, 2018. Read more
Bora İkiler has joined Balcıoğlu Selçuk Akman Keki Attorney Partnership (BASEAK) as a counsel in the Competition law, Public Policy and Regulation team. Read more