ACTECON (Istanbul)

Muhammed Safa Uygur

ACTECON (Istanbul)
Senior Associate

Safa UYGUR, LL.M. has been providing competition law advice across many sectors since 2013. Having worked for Turkish Competition Authority for over 8 years as a case-handler, he has extensive knowledge on the practical and theoretical aspects of competition law as well as infringement handling procedures and judicial processes. Throughout his career at the Authority, he conducted many investigations including mergers, infringement, individual exemption, and negative clearance cases. Prior to joining ACTECON, Mr. UYGUR worked as a counsel for a respected law firm located in Istanbul.Mr. UYGUR’s sectoral experience covers a wide range of areas including finance, logistics & infrastructure, software & telecommunications, oil & gas, electricity, airlines, and automotive sectors. He advises clients on all aspects of competition law & economic regulation matters before the competent authorities. Mr. UYGUR studied law at Ankara University and had his LL.M. degree in Competition Law from Queen Mary University of London as a Jean Monnet Scholar in 2019. His dissertation covered the interrelations between innovation and competition in the context of the control of concentrations and was published in the Competition Law Journal of the Turkish Competition Authority. He speaks English fluently.

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Articles

1305 Bulletin

Ertuğrul Can Canbolat, Muhammed Safa Uygur, Sila Coskunoglu The Turkish Competition Authority grants block exemption to a multi-category e-marketplace company after a preliminary investigation on alleged restriction of competition practices (Trendyol)

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On 17 January 2023, the Turkish Competition Authority (“TCA”) announced its reasoned decision rendered as a result of the preliminary investigation that was conducted against DSM Grup Danışmanlık İletişim ve Satış Ticaret AŞ (“Trendyol”). The preliminary investigation was initiated pursuant to a (...)

Ertuğrul Can Canbolat, Muhammed Safa Uygur, Deniz Kıvanç, Zeynep Tuna Akbas The Turkish Competition Authority publishes pioneer decisions on simultaneous implementation of leniency and settlement procedures (Beypazarı) (Kınık)

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Following the introduction of the settlement procedure, the number of undertakings applying for settlement has been increasing consistently. In this respect, the Turkish Competition Authority’s (“TCA”) evaluations regarding the implementation of the settlement procedure have become an object of (...)

Ertuğrul Can Canbolat, Deniz Kıvanç, Muhammed Safa Uygur, Sila Coskunoglu The Turkish Competition Authority announces the initiation of two full-fledged investigations concerning the pricing policies of private schools in Ankara

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On 12 January 2023, the Turkish Competition Authority (“TCA”) announced the initiation of two full-fledged investigations concerning the practices of certain private schools. Those investigations reveal that the TCA has been closely monitoring the news on the private schools’ pricing policies (...)

Ertuğrul Can Canbolat, Alper Karafil, Su Başak, Muhammed Safa Uygur The Turkish Competition Authority fines a leading electric scooter rental company for false and misleading information (Marti)

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On 5.12.2022, The Turkish Competition Authority (“TCA”) published its decision imposing a monetary fine on Martı İleri Teknoloji A.Ş. (“Martı”), a leading electric scooter rental company in Türkiye, for providing false and misleading information. The reasoned decision of the TCA indicated that the (...)

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