ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law (Istanbul)

Zeynep Ayata Aydoğan

ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law (Istanbul)

Zeynep Ayata Aydoğan is an associate at the competition and regulatory department of ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law based in their Istanbul office. She holds an LL.B. degree from Bilkent University, where she graduated as valedictorian. She has obtained her master’s degree (Magister Juris) from the University of Oxford. She provides legal advice to a wide range of clients in merger and acquisition filings, competition law compliance matters, and investigations conducted by the Turkish Competition Authority. She has represented various multinational and national companies before the Turkish Competition Authority in various sectors. She is admitted to the Istanbul Bar and is fluent in English.

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1262 Bulletin

Gönenç Gürkaynak, Berfu Akgun, Zeynep Ayata Aydoğan, Simay Demir The Turkish Competition Authority approves a household appliances manufacturer’s commitment package regarding online sales restrictions in a split decision (Arçelik)


I. Introduction The Competition Board (“Board”) launched a full-fledged investigation against Arçelik Pazarlama AŞ (“Arçelik”), BSH Ev Aletleri San. ve Tic. AŞ (“BSH”), Gürses Kurumsal Tedarik ve Elektronik Tic. Paz. AŞ (“Gürses Kurumsal”), LG Electronics Tic. AŞ (“LG”), Samsung Electronics (...)

Gönenç Gürkaynak, Dilara Yesilyaprak Akay, Zeynep Ayata Aydoğan, Beyza Nur Adıgüzel The Turkish Competition Authority fines a leading electric scooter company for providing false and misleading information (Martı)


Do you think the information requested from the Competition Authority is not available in your company records? Check It Twice! The Competition Board Fines Martı İleri Teknoloji AŞ for Providing False/Misleading Information* The Turkish Competition Board (“ Board ") imposed an administrative (...)

Gönenç Gürkaynak, Berfu Akgun, Zeynep Ayata Aydoğan, Ersagun Berkay Kiltan The Ankara 9th Administrative Court annuls the Competition Authority’s decision to impose an administrative monetary fine on a chemical supplier stating that the standard of proof has not been met (Hicri Ercili)


The Ankara 9 th Administrative Court (“Administrative Court”) annulled the decision of the Turkish Competition Board (“Board”) where an administrative fine of TL 11,214,051.26 was imposed on Hicri Ercili Deniz Nakliyat Kimyevi Maddeler San. ve Tic. Ltd. Şti.) (“Hicri Ercili”), a supplier of (...)

Gönenç Gürkaynak, Barış Yüksel, Baran Can Yıldırım, Zeynep Ayata Aydoğan The EU Commission publishes a draft regulation aiming the imposition of ex-ante obligations on providers of certain pre-defined core platform services that qualify as gatekeepers


1. Introduction The draft Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on Contestable and Fair Markets in the Digital Sector (Digital Markets Act) (“DMA Proposal”) was announced by the European Commission (“Commission”) on December 15, 2020. The DMA Proposal envisages the (...)

Gönenç Gürkaynak, Barış Yüksel, Baran Can Yıldırım, Zeynep Ayata Aydoğan The EU General Court confirms the Commission’s decision finding that a national rail company abused its dominant position on the market (Lietuvos geležinkelai)


The Factors Affecting the Use of Essential Facilities Doctrine in Light of the Lithuanian Railway v Commission Decision: A Comparison with the Turkish Practice and Potential Implications 1) Introduction On November 18, 2020, the General Court of the European Union (“General Court”) upheld (...)

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