ACTECON (Istanbul)

Ayberk Kurt

ACTECON (Istanbul)

Ayberk Kurt mainly works in competition, regulation and anti-dumping projects. He also assists the team in day-to-day competition advisory services. Ayberk previously studied in İstanbul Erkek Lisesi and holds a law degree (LL.B.) from Istanbul Bilgi University. Ayberk Kurt is fluent in English and German.

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1339 Bulletin

Esen Ergül, Ayberk Kurt, Mert Kudat, Cansugül Gayret The Turkish Competition Authority publishes its merger & acquisitions overview report regarding its activities in terms of merger control in 2020


The Turkish Competition Authority’s (“TCA“) Mergers and Acquisitions Overview Report for 2020 (“Report“) has been published at the TCA’s official website on March 5, 2021. The Report provides an overview of the TCA’s activities in terms of merger control in 2020 and includes statistical information on (...)

Bahadır Balkı, Ayberk Kurt, Alper Karafil The Turkish Competition Authority investigates RPM allegations against leading energy drink company and decides to close its in-depth investigation without imposing any administrative fines (Red Bull)


In 21 April 2020, the Turkish Competition Authority (“TCA”) published its reasoned decision on resale price maintenance and de facto exclusivity conducts focusing on the practices carried by Red Bull Gıda Dağıtım ve Pazarlama Tic. Ltd. Şti. (“Red Bull”) Resale price maintenance and exclusionary (...)

Ayberk Kurt, Alper Karafil The Turkish Administrative Court annuls a Competition Authority’s decision assessing excessive pricing in the online market and provides guidance on the standard of proof to be followed by the Authority (


The standard of proof plays a significant role during the process of the investigations performed within the framework of the competition law. However, no explicit provision regarding the standard of proof which shall be taken as basis in the preliminary and full-fledged investigations carried (...)

Ayberk Kurt, Alper Karafil The Ankara Regional Administrative Court annuls the lower Court’s decision due to the claimant’s lack of capacity to sue in a case alleging resale price maintenance in the market for cereals and legumes (Duru Bulgur)


Capacity to Sue of Consumers Whose Interests Are Affected Was Held Under the Microscope of the Administrative Courts in Turkey* The issue of the “appropriate claimant” or the capacity to sue always comes into question at the stage of the judicial review of the decisions of the competition (...)

Barış Yüksel, Burak Buğrahan Sezer, Ayberk Kurt The Turkish Competition Authority fines a consumer electronics company for resale price maintenance in online sales (Sony)


Turkish Competition Authority (“TCA”) published its reasoned decision which concludes the investigation that was initiated on September 7, 2017 regarding the activities of Sony Eurasia Pazarlama A.Ş. (“Sony”). The main focus of the investigation was the allegations with respect to violation of Law (...)

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