The Turkish Competition Authority Makes Important Changes in the Guidelines on Vertical Agreements

with Şahin Ardıyok & Dilara Yeşilyaprak – We previously mentioned that certain changes were foreseen in relation to the Guidelines on Vertical Agreements and that Draft Guidelines on Vertical Agreements (Draft Guidelines) was prepared in relation to the changes foreseen. The Turkish Competition Authority (TCA) held various meetings and collected opinions of various stakeholders in a span … Okumaya devam et The Turkish Competition Authority Makes Important Changes in the Guidelines on Vertical Agreements

Dijital Pazarlarda İnovasyon ve Rekabet Politikası

Uzun zamandır planladığım ama açmayı sürekli ertelediğim bu dersi, bir zorunluluk sebebiyle nihayet bu dönem açabildim.  Google’in aldığı 2.7 milyar dolarlık rekor ceza sonrasına rastgelmesi de iyi bir zamanlama oldu. Bu ders, rekabet politikasının dijital ekonomiyi şekillendirmekteki rolü ve rekabet otoritelerinin inovasyona dayalı dijital pazarlardaki işlevini anlamaya yönelik. Özellikle dijital pazarlardaki “inovatif yıkıcılık” ile hali … Okumaya devam et Dijital Pazarlarda İnovasyon ve Rekabet Politikası

Diverging Approaches for the Most Favoured-Customer Clauses: TCA’s Yemeksepeti.com Decision

While new business models in the online world emerge at an unprecedented pace, interpretation of legal rules has lagged behind those innovations. In particular, interpretation of competition rules may be far from being a guide for the lawfulness of novel business models. On one hand, such an inadequacy leads to legal and business uncertainty, on … Okumaya devam et Diverging Approaches for the Most Favoured-Customer Clauses: TCA’s Yemeksepeti.com Decision

ECO4145 – Platform Economics

“ECO4145 – Platform Economics” dersi nihayet açılıyor. Benim için yeni bir heyecan olan bu derse, son iki yıldır edindiğim bilgi ve deneyimin ölçülü bir şekilde yansıyacağını umuyorum. Temel kavram ve prensiplerin, başarı ve başarısızlık hikayelerinin hem teorik hem de pratik açıdan ele alınacağı bu dersin yükünün yarısı öğrencilerde. Zira, dersi alan her öğrenciden ya bir … Okumaya devam et ECO4145 – Platform Economics

TMT Insights 2015 – The 10 Most Significant Developments In Turkey

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 … Okumaya devam et TMT Insights 2015 – The 10 Most Significant Developments In Turkey

EU Commission Published Preliminary Report On The E-commerce Sector Inquiry

The European Commission started a sector inquiry into e-commerce on 6 May 2015 as a part of its Digital Single Market Strategy. On 15 September 2016 the Commission published a Preliminary Report (Report) which provides initial findings of the sector inquiry. During the launch of the Report, the EU Competition Commissionaire Margarethe Vestager mentioned the … Okumaya devam et EU Commission Published Preliminary Report On The E-commerce Sector Inquiry

Reviewing Regulatory Policy for Broadband in Turkey

More than ten years after the liberalization of the telecommunications industry, Turkey still has the least penetrated and the least competitive broadband market in Europe. In a recently published article Şahin Ardıyokand Emin Köksal investigate this poor performance of the Turkish broadband market through a comprehensive analysis. The authors specifically emphasize institutional limitations of promoting service-based competition. They … Okumaya devam et Reviewing Regulatory Policy for Broadband in Turkey