Barış Yüksel

ACTECON (Istanbul)
Lawyer (Senior Associate)

Barış provides legal advisory services to a wide range of clients concerning all aspects of competition law. Barış advises clients on investigations initiated by the Turkish Competition Authority, on merger control issues related to both domestic and cross-border transactions and judicial review proceedings filed against the decisions of the Turkish Competition Authority. He also assists clients operating in regulated markets on issues related with sector specific regulations. Barış plays an active role in defending local and international clients before the Ministry of Trade in anti-dumping investigations. After obtaining his LLB degree from Bilkent University Faculty of Law in 2010, Barış was admitted to Ankara Bar Association. He received his LLM degree in Law and Economics in 2011 from Bilkent University. Barış is a Ph.D. candidate at Bilkent University in the field of Private Law and he is currently working on his doctoral thesis titled “Tort Liability in Turkish Competition Law”. Before joining ACTECON in 2017, Barış worked in the competition law and regulation department of a reputable multi-national law firm. Barış speaks fluent English.

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Bahadır Balkı, Barış Yüksel, Mustafa Ayna The Turkish Competition Authority finds exchange of informations and supply restrictions from nine undertakings during an investigation in the Poultry sector (Investigation in the Poultry Sector)


The Turkish Competition Authority (“TCA”) has concluded its full-fledged investigation regarding a total of 20 undertakings operating in the poultry sector. In its decision dated 13.03.2019 and numbered 19-12/155-70, the TCA held that the following 9 undertakings violated Article 4 of the Law No. (...)

Barış Yüksel, Fırat Eğrilmez, Özlem Başıböyük The Turkish Competition Authority finds the bundled sales of a telecommunication company not to be anti-competitive (TTNET)


Turkish Competition Authority to Shape the Future of Multi-Play Services in Telecommunication Industry [TTNET] INTRODUCTION On 21 December 2018, Turkish Competition Authority (“TCA”) published its decision regarding the investigation conducted against TTNET A.Ş. (“TTNET”), the leading internet (...)

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