Sinem Ugur

Metro (Dusseldorf)
Head of Compliance and Competition

Ms. Sinem Uğur is Head of Compliance and Competition at Metro AG. Sinem graduated from Istanbul Commerce University in 2011. She was admitted to the Istanbul Bar in 2013 and same year joined ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law. Sinem has extensive experience in all areas of competition law, including anti-dumping, trade defense tools, compliance programs in various sectors, cartel agreements, abuse of dominance cases, vertical agreements, merger control. She also provided legal assistance to national and multinational companies, and industry associations during trade policy defence tools investigations initiated by investigating authorities both in Turkey and abroad. She has co-authored a number of articles and has spoken at conferences and symposia pertaining to her practice areas. She is fluent in English.


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Gönenç Gürkaynak, Sinem Ugur, Büşra Kirişçioğlu The Turkish Competition Authority finalizes its investigation conducted against six undertakings regarding price increases in the fertilizer industry, and provides a thorough analysis of the sector dynamics and the relevant market (Bagfaş / Ege / Gemlik / Gubretas / Igsas / Toros)


At the end of 2020, the Turkish Competition Board (“Board”) finalized its assessment on the investigation regarding the price increases in the fertilizer industry, conducted against six undertakings active in the fertilizer manufacturing market in Turkey to determine whether the relevant (...)

Gönenç Gürkaynak, Ceren Özkanlı Samlı, Sinem Ugur The Turkish Competition Authority re-examines allegations of exclusionary practices in the healthcare sector (Siemens)


Upon the Ankara 7 th Administrative Court’s annulment its 2016 decision , the Competition Board (“Board”) re-examined the allegations against Siemens Healthcare Sağlık A.Ş. (“Siemens”) concerning abuse of dominance by way of excluding the competitors, engaging in discriminatory practices, (...)



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