The Turkish Competition Authority decides that a worldwide manufacturer of luxury sunglasses abused its dominant position by granting rebates and resorting to other exclusionary practices (Luxottica)

This case note analyses the decision of the Turkish Competition Authority (TCA) in which it has decided that the worldwide manufacturer of luxury sunglasses, Luxottica, abused its dominant position it held in the market for the wholesale of branded sunglasses by its rebate schemes which include minimum purchasing obligations coupled with the obligation to purchase from a range of different products (full-line forcing). Background The case was opened upon the complaint of inter alia two professional associations of sunglasses manufacturers and opticians. The allegations centred on the exclusionary practices of Luxottica which had certain market foreclosure effects for domestic suppliers. The complainants argued that with the help of its dominant position as the major supplier of

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Ahmet Fatih Ozkan, The Turkish Competition Authority decides that a worldwide manufacturer of luxury sunglasses abused its dominant position by granting rebates and resorting to other exclusionary practices (Luxottica), 11 August 2017, e-Competitions Bulletin August 2017, Art. N° 84770

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