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Balcıoğlu Selçuk Ardıyok Keki Attorney Partnership (BASEAK)

Competition/Antitrust

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What the team is known for

Highly regarded competition practice advising a range of Turkish and international clients from sectors such as manufacturing, healthcare and energy. Active on merger filings and competition investigations regarding abuse of dominant position, cartels and other anti-competitive practices, as well as compliance and regulatory issues. Boasts strong experience of acting on high-profile competition litigation cases. Additional experience carrying out mock dawn raids, compliance training and audits for clients.

Strengths

Clients laud the team for its "customer-friendly" approach, stressing the "deep knowledge, expertise and practical advice" on offer.

Sources also say that the lawyers "always follow the latest developments and they always support us in a timely manner."

Work highlights

Advised Petrol Ofisi on an investigation by the Turkish Competition Authority into resale price manipulations.

Notable practitioners

Şahin Ardıyok is highly experienced assisting clients with competition investigations in the media, consumer goods and financial services industries. One impressed client remarks: "He is my go-to for competition law. He always comes up with new perspectives whenever I talk with him."

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Overview

BASEAK Competition and Regulation team advises national and multinational companies operating in various sectors for determining sector-specific risks and liabilities, providing support planning and monitoring compliance. BASEAK lawyers, academicians, and economists experienced in competition rules are competent in representing clients before the Turkish Competition Authority on matters ranging from on-the-spot inspections to investigations. 

The team notifies negative clearance/exemption and M&A applications to the Authority and represents in all phases of litigation in relation to the Board’s decisions. With a high level of experience in competition rules and public policies, the firm provides regular advice to companies on compliance with agreements and practices which govern daily commercial activities, support drafting or amendments to various laws, and carry out innovative and interactive competition compliance programs tailored to anticipated risks. The team's active involvement in regulatory matters helps them to easily grasp the competition-related needs of its clients in regulated industries. 

BASAK team is acclaimed for being the only team consisting of lawyers and former board members and practitioners from regulatory institutions, academicians and specialist economists. This allows the adoption of a versatile approach in relation to competition matters and helps them to create workable solutions in complex cases and markets.

Members

Ardıyok, Şahin (Head of Department)

Canbeyli, Armanc

Çınar, Gediz

İkiler, Bora

Sağmanlıgil, Sercan

Clients

Advertisement companies

Automotive manufacturers and distributors

Banks and financial institutions

Cement and concrete manufacturers

Chemical products manufacturers

Cosmetics coompanies

Department store chains

Food and beverage companies

GSM operators

IT and technology companies

Market research companies

News agencies and newspapers

Pharmaceuticals and medical device companies

Textile and apparel companies

Tobacco companies

Travel agencies and tour operators

Industries

Agriculture

Automotive

Cement

Cosmetics

E-commerce

Energy

Entertainment

FMCG

Health

Hotels and leisure

Logistics

Manufacturing

Media

Media and entertainment

Pharmaceuticals

Real estate

Retail

Sports

Technology

Telecommunications

Textile

Tourism

Transportation

Competition/Antitrust Department

Balcıoğlu Selçuk Ardıyok Keki Attorney Partnership (BASEAK)

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Department location

Büyükdere Cad. Bahar Sok

13 River Plaza

Kat 11-12 Levent

Istanbul

Istanbul

Turkey

34394 Şişli

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Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 2 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Press Release

BASEAK Wins "Deal of the Year" Award

Authors: Selim Keki, Şahin Ardıyok, Tulu Harsa, Ayşegül Şifaver, Canberk Varış

Press Release

BASEAK welcomes Bora İkiler as Counsel

Authors: Bora İkiler

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Turkey

Competition/Antitrust


Şahin Ardıyok
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